The History of Medicine

The History of Medicine

Book - 2012
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Gale / Cengage Learning
Books in the World History series examine the eras, events, civilizations, and movements that have shaped human history, providing readers with insight into the past and its many legacies.; An interesting and thorough telling of the history of medicine, this latest installment in Lucent's World History series explains how important discoveries revolutionized the way that medicine is practiced.; Vivid writing, full-color photographs and extensive use of fully cited primary and secondary source quotations provide a sense of immediacy. Sidebars, visual time lines, indexes, and annotated bibliographies, which appear in every volume, offer a wealth o

Baker & Taylor
"Each book in the comprehensive World History Series offers a clearly written and visually enhanced overview of an important historical event or period. The series itself contains many unique and interesting features, including a wide range of primary and secondary source quotations that richly supplement the fascinating narratives in each volume. The quotations range from unusual anecdotes to farsighted cultural perspectives and are drawn from historical witnesses both past and present. Most important of all, the World History Series is designed both to acquaint readers with the basics of history and to make them aware that their lives and their own historical era are an intimate part of the ongoing human saga"--

& Taylor

Presents a history of medicine from the times of Imhotep and Hippocrates, the world's earliest medical minds, to the the most recent breakthroughs in medicine and future challenges.

Publisher: Detroit : Lucent Books, c2012
ISBN: 9781420506716
Characteristics: 120 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 24 cm


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