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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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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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Master and His Emissary The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World
ISBN: PB: 9780300245929, Yale University Press, February 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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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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Think Tank Forty Neuroscientists Explore the Biological Roots of Human Experience
ISBN: HB: 9780300225549, Yale University Press, April 2018
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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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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Finest Traditions of My Calling One Physician's Search for the Renewal of Medicine
ISBN: PB: 9780300227048, ISBN: HB: 9780300211405, Yale University Press, May 2017
320 pp., 21x14 cm
Patients and doctors alike are keenly aware that the medical world is in the midst of great change. We live in an era of continuous healthcare reforms, many of which focus on high volume, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness. This compelling, thoughtfu...
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Welcome to the Microbiome Getting to Know the Trillions of Bacteria and Other Microbes in, on, and Around You
ISBN: PB: 9780300223507, ISBN: HB: 9780300208405, Yale University Press, February 2017
264 pp., 20.3x13 cm, 51 black&white illus.
Revolutionary research is revealing how the trillions of microbes living on and in our bodies can keep us healthy... or make us sick Suddenly, research findings require a paradigm shift in our view of the microbial world. The Human Microbiome Project...
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Madness and Memory The Discovery of Prions - A New Biological Principle of Disease
ISBN: PB: 9780300216905, ISBN: HB: 9780300191141, Yale University Press, December 2015
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 37 black&white illus.
In 1997, Stanley B. Prusiner received a Nobel Prize, the world's most prestigious award for achievement in physiology or medicine. That he was the sole recipient of the award for the year was entirely appropriate, for his struggle to identify the age...
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Risk, Chance, and Causation Investigating the Origins and Treatment of Disease
ISBN: PB: 9780300216837, ISBN: HB: 9780300188844, Yale University Press, November 2015
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 31 black&white illus.
Should we worry about an increased risk of illness when using certain carpet cleaners? How do we assess the benefits of dietary supplements? What is meant by increased risk in the first place? Dr. Michael Bracken, a leader and innovator in the field...
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