all ebooks in category: Medical History (56)

Neither Donkey nor Horse: Medicine in the Struggle over China's Modernity
English | 2014 | ISBN: 022616988X | 376 pages | PDF | 1,5 MB

Neither Donkey nor Horse tells the story of how Chinese medicine was transformed from the antithesis of modernity in the early twentieth century into a …

The Politics of Hospital Provision in Early Twentieth-Century Britain
English | 2015 | pages: 310 | ISBN: 1848934335 | PDF | 2,4 mb

Doyle examines the role of local and national politics on hospitals. Ultimately, Doyle argues that social and economic diversity created a number of models for …

Stand Up Straight! : A History of Posture
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1780239246 | 430 Pages | PDF | 16 MB

Our bodies are not fixed. They expand and contract with variations in diet, exercise, and illness. They also alter as we age, changing over time …

Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters between Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1442644400 | PDF | pages: 266 | 2.5 mb

The history of German medicine has undergone intense scrutiny because of its indelible connection to Nazi crimes. What is less well known is that Meiji …

Studies in the Archaeology of the Medieval Mediterranean
English | September 24, 2010 | ISBN: 900418175X | PDF | 312 pages | 13 MB

The medieval Mediterranean world has inspired a rich variety of archaeological studies aimed at trying to piece together its past. This volume presents seven case …

Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery
English | April 1st, 2010 | ISBN: 1250057736, 0312575467 | 320 pages | EPUB | 0.28 MB

Today, astonishing surgical breakthroughs are making limb transplants, face transplants, and a host of other previously un dreamed of operations possible. But getting here has …

The Excruciating History of Dentistry: Toothsome Tales & Oral Oddities from Babylon to Braces (Repost)
English | 2000 | pages: 248 | ISBN: 0312263198 | EPUB | 0,4 mb

For those on both sides of the dreaded dentist's chair, James Wynbrandt has written a witty, colorful, and richly informative history of the art and …

«Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the Brain – and How it Changed the World» by Carl Zimmer
English | ISBN: 9781476799759 | EPUB | 1.2 MB

In this unprecedented history of a scientific revolution, award-winning author and journalist Carl Zimmer tells the definitive story of the dawn of the age of …

The Invention of Surgery: A History of Modern Medicine: From the Renaissance to the Implant Revolution
English | March 3rd, 2020 | ISBN: 1643133160 | 384 pages | EPUB | 64.79 MB

A fascinating history of the practice of surgery from one of the leading figures in the field, chronicling centuries of scientific breakthroughs by the discipline's …

Sex, Sin, and Science: A History of Syphilis in America
English | ISBN: 0275994309 | July 30, 2008 | EPUB | 224 pages | 3 MB

Social and cultural factors, as well as medical ones, help to shape the way we understand and react to diseases. In the case of a …