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  • Medical Obituaries: American Physicians' Biographical Notices in Selected Medical Journals before 1907 book cover

    Medical Obituaries

    American Physicians' Biographical Notices in Selected Medical Journals before 1907, 1st Edition

    By Lisabeth M. Holloway

    Originally published in 1981, and then again in 1995, Medical Obituaries is an extensive index begun in the 1960s cataloguing biographical data for American physicians from the 18th and 19th century. The book is an extensive index of American physicians and surgeons and contains an extensive list…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Labour's Battle in the U.S.A: he Fight for Industrial Unionism book cover

    Labour's Battle in the U.S.A

    he Fight for Industrial Unionism, 1st Edition

    By J. Raymond Walsh

    First published in 1938. This study of the labour crisis in the USA consists of interviews with leaders and members of labour unions, unorganised workers, businessmen, and those in positions of public responsibility. The author explores the foundations of the crisis, and examines the possible…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • A History of Medicine book cover

    A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Medical Theory, Surgical Practice: Studies in the History of Surgery book cover

    Medical Theory, Surgical Practice

    Studies in the History of Surgery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Lawrence

    Originally published in 1992, Medical Theory, Surgical Practice examines medical and surgical concepts of disease and their relation to the practice of surgery, in particular historical settings. It emphasises that understanding concepts of disease does not just include recounting explicit accounts…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Scientific Revolution in Victorian Medicine book cover

    The Scientific Revolution in Victorian Medicine

    1st Edition

    By A.J. Youngson

    Originally published 1979 The Scientific Revolution in Victorian Medicine looks at the discovery of inhalation anaesthesia in 1846, and how it began a new era in surgery. The book looks at James Young Simpson’s demonstration of the value of chloroform as an anaesthetic, and how many surgeons…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Medical Journals and Medical Knowledge: Historical Essays book cover

    Medical Journals and Medical Knowledge

    Historical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by William F. Bynum, Stephen Lock, Roy Porter

    Originally published in 1992 Medical Journals and Medical Knowledge examines both broad developments in print and media and the practice of particular journals such as the British Medical Journal. The book is the first study to address these questions and to examine the impact of regular news on…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The History of Creation: Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2 book cover

    The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The History of Creation: Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 1 book cover

    The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Sea Serpents, Sailors & Sceptics book cover

    Sea Serpents, Sailors & Sceptics

    1st Edition

    By Graham J. McEwan

    Originally published in 1978 Sea Serpents, Sailors and Sceptics looks at stories of folklore and mythology which have fascinated sailors from antiquity to the modern day. From stories of large unauthenticated sea creatures to the Loch Ness Monster, documented sightings are vast and the book…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Making of Man-Midwifery: Childbirth in England, 1660-1770 book cover

    The Making of Man-Midwifery

    Childbirth in England, 1660-1770, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Wilson

    Originally published 1995 The Making of Man-Midwifery looks at how the eighteenth century witnessed a revolution in childbirth practices. By the last quarter of the century increasing numbers of babies were being delivered by men – a dramatic shift from the women-only ritual that had been standard…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology: A Biographical Dictionary book cover

    Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology

    A Biographical Dictionary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel M. Fox, Marcia Meldrum, Ira Rezak

    Originally published in 1990, Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology is a biographical reference work about the recipients of Nobel Prizes in Medicine or Physiology from 1901-1989. Each article is written by an accomplished historian of medicine or science. The book is designed to be accessible…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Labour in London: A Study in Municipal Achievement book cover

    Labour in London

    A Study in Municipal Achievement, 1st Edition

    By Brian Barker

    First published in 1946. This title is a clear and concise account of the march of Labour to the control of the London County Council and its work at County Hall in the 1940s. This study explores the rise of the Labour Party in London and the changes and progress in health, education, and social…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

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