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. Galen: Works on Human Nature  : Volume 1, Mixtures (De Temperamentis)

    Galen: Works on Human Nature : Volume 1, Mixtures (De Temperamentis) [Hardback]

    P. N. Singer (Author); Philip J. van der Eijk (Author); Piero Tassinari (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781107023147
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Galen Translations
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Mixtures is of central importance for Galen's views on the human body. It presents his influential typology of the human organism according to nine mixtures (or 'temperaments') of hot, cold, dry and wet. It also develops Galen's ideal of the 'well... .... Learn More
  2. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  3. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  4. Cannabis Consulting

    Cannabis Consulting: Helping Patients, Parents, and Practitioners Understand Medical Marijuana [Paperback]

    Ezra Parzybok (Author)

    £15.95

    ISBN: 9781512601107
    Published by : University Press of New England
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    As the movement for legalization of marijuana spreads across the country, it is important to weigh the possible benefits and pitfalls of cannabis use. Cannabis Consulting is both a handbook and a report from the front lines of medical marijuana us... .... 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)

    Regular Price: £115.00

    Special Price: £98.00

    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. Cancer Screening in the Developing World

    Cancer Screening in the Developing World: Case Studies and Strategies from the Field [Hardback]

    Madelon L. Finkel (Editor)

    £89.00

    ISBN: 9781512602500
    Published by : Dartmouth College Press
    Series: Geisel Series in Global Health and Medicine
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    Worldwide, cancer is responsible for one in eight deaths - more than AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. This global burden starkly illustrates the inequality between the developed and the developing world. While the majority of people livin... .... Learn More
  8. Cancer Screening in the Developing World

    Cancer Screening in the Developing World: Case Studies and Strategies from the Field [Paperback]

    Madelon L. Finkel (Editor)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9781512602517
    Published by : Dartmouth College Press
    Series: Geisel Series in Global Health and Medicine
    Worldwide, cancer is responsible for one in eight deaths—more than AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. This global burden starkly illustrates the inequality between the developed and the developing world. While the majority of people living ... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. Medical Anthropology in the Late Middle Ages: Body, Soul, and the Virtues According to Peter of Abano

    Medical Anthropology in the Late Middle Ages: Body, Soul, and the Virtues According to Peter of Abano [Hardback]

    Matthew Klemm (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781409463924
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Medicine in the Medieval Mediterranean
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