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  • Dates in Ophthalmology

    1st Edition

    By Daniel M. Albert

    The development of ophthalmology to its present level of sophisticated practice is an extraordinary story of research, experiment, and achievement. Dates in Ophthalmology: A Chronological Record of Progress in Ophthalmology over the Last Millennium charts the progress of that achievement over the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Tuberculosis - The Singapore Experience, 1867-2018

    Disease, Society and the State, 1st Edition

    By Kah Seng Loh, Li Yang Hsu

    Through a rich account of tuberculosis in Singapore from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day, this book charts the relationship between disease, society and the state, outlining the struggles of colonial and post-colonial governments to cope with widespread disease and to establish…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Medicina Plinii

    Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Yvette Hunt

    This book presents the first ever English translation of the Medicina Plinii, one of the most influential books of applied medicine and self-medication in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. The work, which predates AD 400, was created as a quick reference work for travellers, and became and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • The Evolution of Medical Genetics

    A British Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Peter S. Harper

    This informative new book presents an accessible account of the development of medical genetics over the past 70 years, one of the most important areas of 20th, and now 21st, century science and medicine. Based largely on the author's personal involvement and career as a leader in the field over…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    CRC Press

  • Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicine

    Historical and Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Reinarz, Rebecca Wynter

    Recent studies into the experiences and failures of health care services, along with the rapid development of patient advocacy, consumerism and pressure groups have led historians and social scientists to engage with the issue of the medical complaint. As expressions of dissatisfaction, disquiet…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Twenty-Six Portland Place

    The Early Years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1st Edition

    By Gordon C. Cook

    Twenty-Six Portland Place is a ground-breaking exploration of the early years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, from its foundation in 1907 to its half-century in 1957. Following its formation at the height of the Empire, it became a forum in which to discuss and develop ideas…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    CRC Press

  • Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800

    Models and Modeling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Graciano

    This book expands the art historical perspective on art’s connection to anatomy and medicine, bringing together in one text several case studies from various methodological perspectives. The contributors focus on the common visual and bodily nature of (figural) art, anatomy, and medicine around the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • A History of Surgery

    Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Harold Ellis, Sala Abdalla

    Written in a personal and engaging style, this book provides a fascinating and informative introduction to the development of surgery through the ages. It describes the key advances in surgery through the ages, from primitive techniques such as trepanning, some of the gruesome but occasionally…

    Paperback – 2018-12-26
    CRC Press

  • Doctors, Bureaucrats, and Public Health in France

    1888-1902, 1st Edition

    By Martha L. Hildreth

    Originally published in 1987 Doctors, Bureaucrats and Public Health in France focuses on crucial period of 1888-1902, arguably considered the creation of the modern medical system in France. Scientific developments, demographic and political concerns sparked unprecedented period of government…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • An Introduction to the History of Medicine

    From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles Greene Cumston

    Originally published in 1926, An Introduction to the History of Medicine is a compilation of reliable and essential contributions to the subject of the history of medicine. The book looks at the evolution of medicine from the practices in Ancient Egypt, to the medicine of the 16th century, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Rise of the Medical Profession

    A Study of Collective Social Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Noel Parry, José Parry

    Originally published in 1976 The Rise of the Medical Profession combines a sociological and historical approach to the rise of the medical profession in England. Sociologically it offers a theoretical framework which for the first time links the study of social mobility and professionalism with the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England

    1st Edition

    By Audrey Eccles

    Originally published in 1982 Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England traces the development of obstetrics and gynaecology over the past two centuries. Between the 16th and 18th century midwifery passed from a female mystery, employing traditional medicines and superstitions, to a…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

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