Medicine & Disease

The archaeology and cultural backdrop to the study of medicine and disease from the ancient world to the present day.

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  1. Bugs and Bullets

    Bugs and Bullets: The True Story of an American Doctoron the Eastern Front during World War I [Paperback]

    Joseph Breckinridge-Bayne (Author); Ernest Latham (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781592110186
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Romania entered World War I in the summer of 1916 woefully unprepared to sustain a war on its own. The country faced near collapse as its Allies did not follow through on their promises and the Central Powers advanced into the kingdom. An unexpect... .... Learn More
  2. Manufactured Bodies

    Manufactured Bodies: The Impact of Industrialisation on London Health [Paperback]

    Gaynor Western (Author); Jelena Bekvalac (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.99

    Special Price: £10.40

    ISBN: 9781789253221
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Industrialisation is a notoriously complex issue in terms of the hazards and benefits it has brought to human beings in our endeavours to improve our lives. This is never more evident than in the field of health and medicine, where there are many ... .... Learn More
  3. Bugs and Bullets

    Bugs and Bullets: The True Story of an American Doctor on the Eastern Front during World War I [Hardback]

    Joseph Breckinridge-Bayne (Author); Ernest Latham (Editor)

    £39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110155
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Romania entered World War I in the summer of 1916 woefully unprepared to sustain a war on its own. The country faced near collapse as its Allies did not follow through on their promises and the Central Powers advanced into the kingdom. An unexpect... .... Learn More
  4. The Cambridge Companion to Hippocrates

    The Cambridge Companion to Hippocrates [Paperback]

    Peter E. Pormann (Editor)

    £26.99

    ISBN: 9781107695849
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy
    Hippocrates is a towering figure in Greek medicine. Dubbed the 'father of medicine', he has inspired generations of physicians over millennia in both the East and West. Despite this, little is known about him, and scholars have long debated his re... .... Learn More
  5. Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World

    Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World [Hardback]

    Paul Keyser (Editor); John Scarborough (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9780199734146
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
    With a focus on science in the ancient societies of Greece and Rome, including glimpses into Egypt, Mesopotamia, India and China, The Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World offers an in depth synthesis of science and medici... .... Learn More
  6. Poison, Medicine, and Disease in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Poison, Medicine, and Disease in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe [Hardback]

    Frederick W. Gibbs (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781472420398
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Medicine in the Medieval Mediterranean
    This book explores how late medieval and early modern physicians (c. 1250-1600) teased out the complex relationships between poison, medicine, and disease. It argues how such discussions must revise the standard history of toxicology, which does n... .... Learn More
  7. Human Remains in Archaeology

    Human Remains in Archaeology: A Handbook [Paperback]

    Charlotte A. Roberts (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781909990036
    Published by : Council for British Archaeology
    Series: CBA Practical Handbook
    Volume: 19
    This revised and updated 2nd edition of Professor Charlotte Robert's best-selling Practical Handbook provides the very latest guidance on all aspects of the recovery, handling and study of human remains. Professon Roberts is one of the UK's leadin... .... Learn More
  8. A Guide to Cyanobacteria

    A Guide to Cyanobacteria: Identification and Impact [Paperback]

    Mark A. Nienaber (Author); Miriam Steinitz-Kannan (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780813175591
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Blue-green algae (also known as cyanobacteria) and the toxins they can produce pose serious economic, environmental, and public health problems worldwide. Much of the scientific and public interest in these microorganisms arises from their tendenc... .... Learn More
  9. Arabian Drugs in Medieval Mediterranean Medicine

    Arabian Drugs in Medieval Mediterranean Medicine [Hardback]

    Zohar Amar (Author); Efraim Lev (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780748697816
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    For more than one thousand years Arab medicine held sway in the ancient world, from the shores of Spain in the West to China, India and Sri Lanka (Ceylon) in the East. This book explores the impact of Greek (as well as Indian and Persian) medical ... .... Learn More
  10. Battlefield Surgeon

    Battlefield Surgeon: Life and Death on the Front Lines of World War II [Hardback]

    Paul A. Kennedy (Author); Christopher B. Kennedy (Editor); Rick Atkinson (Author); John T. Greenwood (Other)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813167237
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    In November 1942, Paul Andrew Kennedy (1912-1993) boarded the St. Elena in New York Harbor and sailed for Casablanca as part of Operation Torch, the massive Allied invasion of North Africa. As a member of the US Army's 2nd Auxiliary Surgical Grou... .... Learn More

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