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8 edition of A Short History of Medicine found in the catalog.

A Short History of Medicine

by Frank Gonzalez-Crussi

  • 15 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Modern Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • History,
  • Medical / History,
  • Europe,
  • History Of Medicine,
  • Medicine,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    Modern Library Chronicles

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7699726M
    ISBN 100679643435
    ISBN 109780679643432
    OCLC/WorldCa77334218

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    Jul 18,  · Blood & Guts: A Short History of Medicine By Roy Porter This book is a historical account of how medicine, scientific knowledge (of the human body) and technological advances have changed our thinking and treatment of health and disease from its gory and gruesome beginnings to the polished, white-collared, multi-million dollar industry we have. by Dr. Ian Williams In order to establish the cultural relevance and context of graphic fiction it is necessary to look briefly at the history of comics. This subject has been studied extensively elsewhere (Weiner , McCloud , Versaci , Wigan , Gravett , Hatfield , Sabin ) and an anything but the briefest of sojourns is beyond the scope of this website. The following.

    Graphic Medicine is a site that explores the interaction between the medium of comics and the discourse of healthcare. We are a community of academics, health carers, authors, artists, and fans of . Some histories are simply too long for a short treatment, as this engaging but cursory volume demonstrates. Each chapter takes on various subtopics in the history of Western medicine: disease, doct.


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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. the emergence of the history of medicine in recent decades but also the growth of medical humanities.

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Assesses the origins and development of medicine from ancient times, through the scholastic medieval tradition and the Enlightenment, to the present day. This fascinating, witty and often shocking book by one of Britain's greatest medical historian explores the many ingenious ways in which we have fought disease over the ages in our ongoing quest for immortality.

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