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True Creator of Everything How the Human Brain Shaped the Universe as We Know It
ISBN: HB: 9780300244632, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
Renowned neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis introduces readers to a revolutionary new theory of how the human brain evolved to become an organic computer without rival in the known universe. Nicolelis undertakes the first attempt to explain the entirety...
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£20,00
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Think Tank Forty Neuroscientists Explore the Biological Roots of Human Experience
ISBN: PB: 9780300248524, ISBN: HB: 9780300225549, Yale University Press, January 2020
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Neuroscientist David J. Linden approached leading brain researchers and asked each the same question: "What idea about brain function would you most like to explain to the world?" Their responses make up this one-of-a-kind collection of popular scien...
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£12,99
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Sick to Debt How Smarter Markets Lead to Better Care
ISBN: HB: 9780300238464, Yale University Press, January 2020
216 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The United States has the most expensive healthcare system in the world. While policy makers have argued over who is at fault for this, the system has been quietly moving toward high-deductible insurance plans that require patients to pay large amoun...
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Epidemics and Society From the Black Death to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9780300192216, Yale University Press, November 2019
600 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 black&white illus.
This sweeping exploration of the impact of epidemic diseases looks at how mass infectious outbreaks have shaped society, from the Black Death to today. In a clear and accessible style, Frank M. Snowden reveals the ways that diseases have not only inf...
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£30,00
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Florence Under Siege Surviving Plague in an Early Modern City
ISBN: HB: 9780300196344, Yale University Press, August 2019
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 50 colour illus., 4 maps
Plague remains the paradigm against which reactions to many epidemics are often judged. Here, John Henderson examines how a major city fought, suffered, and survived the impact of plague. Going beyond traditional oppositions between rich and poor, th...
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£30,00
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Rotten Bodies Class and Contagion in Eighteenth-Century Britain
ISBN: PB: 9780300233520, Yale University Press, July 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
Britain had no idea that it would not see another plague after the horrors of 1666, and for a century and a half the fear of epidemic disease gripped and shaped British society. Plague doctors had long asserted that the bodies of the poor were especi...
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£30,00
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Itch, Clap, Pox Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination
ISBN: HB: 9780300217056, Yale University Press, March 2019
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 black&white illus.
In eighteenth-century Britain, venereal disease was everywhere and nowhere: while physicians and commentators believed the condition to be widespread, it remained shrouded in secrecy, and was often represented using slang, symbolism, and wordplay. In...
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£55,00
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Master and His Emissary The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World
ISBN: PB: 9780300245929, Yale University Press, March 2019
616 pp., 21x14 cm, 15 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
This pioneering account sets out to understand the structure of the human brain – the place where mind meets matter. Until recently, the left hemisphere of our brain has been seen as the 'rational' side, the superior partner to the right. But is this...
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£14,99
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My Parent's Keeper The Guilt, Grief, Guesswork, and Unexpected Gifts of Caregiving
ISBN: PB: 9780300221350, Yale University Press, May 2018
352 pp., 21x14 cm
When it comes time to provide care for those who once cared for us, where can we turn? This book offers practical guidance for a broad range of caregiving situations when family caregivers assume their new role. Uses the latest research and draws on...
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£14,99
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Insider Trading How Mortuaries, Medicine and Money Have Built a Global Market in Human Cadaver Parts
ISBN: HB: 9780300118551, Yale University Press, June 2017
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
The cadaver industry in Britain and the United States, its processes and profits. Except for organ transplantation little is known about the variety of stuff extracted from corpses and repurposed for medicine. A single body might be disassembled to...
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