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. Riverview Hospital for Children and Youth

    Riverview Hospital for Children and Youth [Hardback]

    Richard J. Wiseman (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780819575890
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Prior to 1972, visitors to Connecticut state mental hospitals might have noticed a six-year-old chronically depressed girl crouching in the corner of a chaotic cafeteria, or a seven-year-old autistic boy sleeping on a cot next to a seventy-year-ol... .... Learn More
  2. Environment, Society and the Black Death

    Environment, Society and the Black Death: An interdisciplinary approach to the late-medieval crisis in Sweden [Paperback]

    Per Lagerås (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781785700545
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    In the mid-fourteenth century the Black Death ravaged Europe, leading to dramatic population drop and social upheavals. Recurring plague outbreaks together with social factors pushed Europe into a deep crisis that lasted for more than a century. T... .... Learn More
  3. Expelling the Plague

    Expelling the Plague [Paperback]

    Zlata Blazina Tomic (Author); Vesna Blazina (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780773545403
    Published by : McGill-Queen's UP
    A vibrant city-state on the Adriatic sea, Dubrovnik, also known as Ragusa, was a hub for the international trade between Europe and the Ottoman Empire. As a result, the city suffered frequent outbreaks of plague. Through a comprehensive analysis o... .... Learn More
  4. The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

    The Origins of Ancient Greek Science: Blood - A Philosophical Study [Hardback]

    Michael Boylan (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

    Special Price: £75.00

    ISBN: 9780415843935
    Published by : Routledge
    This book examines the origins of ancient Greek Science using the vehicles of blood, blood vessels, and the heart. Careful attention to biomedical writers in the ancient world as well as to philosophical and literary work of writers prior to the H... .... Learn More
  5. Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity from the Bible to Freud from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine

    Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity from the Bible to Freud from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine [Hardback]

    Andrew Scull (Author)

    Regular Price: £36.00

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    ISBN: 9780691166155
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    The loss of reason, a sense of alienation from the commonsense world we all like to imagine we inhabit, the shattering emotional turmoil that seizes hold and won't let go--these are some of the traits we associate with madness. Today, mental distu... .... Learn More
  6. Medicine and Healing in the Ancient Mediterranean World

    Medicine and Healing in the Ancient Mediterranean World [Hardback]

    D. Michaelides (Editor)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781782972358
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    There are many recoverable aspects and indications concerning medicine and healing in the ancient past – from the archaeological evidence of skeletal remains, grave-goods comprising medical and/or surgical equipment and visual representations in t... .... Learn More
  7. AIDS and the Social Sciences

    AIDS and the Social Sciences: Common Threads [Paperback]

    Richard Ulack (Editor); William F. Skinner (Editor)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780813155098
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Though more than 150,000 AIDS-related deaths have been reported worldwide and between 5 and 10 million people are now infected with its precursor, HIV-1, the deadly and relatively new AIDS virus is still a mystery. AIDS and the Social Sciences: C... .... Learn More
  8. Review of Allied Health Education: 1

    Review of Allied Health Education: 1 [Paperback]

    Joseph Hamburg (Editor)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813152660
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Allied health education has long lacked a common literature, as the activities of all these diverse disciplines have been reported only in the specialty journals of each. This review provides a locus for articles of a broad and general nature whic... .... Learn More
  9. Review of Allied Health Education: 2

    Review of Allied Health Education: 2 [Paperback]

    Joseph Hamburg (Editor)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813152653
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    This volume of essays, like the first in the series, examines trends in the educational programs for the many related, but traditionally separate, allied health professions. With the phenomenal growth of these fields and the rapidly changing requi... .... Learn More
  10. Review of Allied Health Education: 3

    Review of Allied Health Education: 3 [Paperback]

    Joseph Hamburg (Editor)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813152646
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    A valuable appraisal of current developments in the rapidly expanding field of allied health education is provided in these nine original articles by leaders in the field. Most of the articles examine specific areas of training - programs for emer... .... Learn More

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