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Diabetes A History of Race and Disease
ISBN: HB: 9780300228991, Yale University Press, September 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
Who is considered most at risk for diabetes, and why? In this thorough, engaging book, historian Arleen Tuchman examines and critiques how these questions have been answered by both the public and medical communities for over a century in the United...
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£25,00
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Great Inoculator The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300241440, Yale University Press, August 2020
208 pp., 21x14 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Smallpox was the scourge of the eighteenth century: it showed no mercy, almost wiping out whole societies. Young and old, poor and royalty were equally at risk – unless they had survived a previous attack. Daniel Sutton, a young surgeon from Suffolk,...
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£16,99
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Virus in the Age of Madness
ISBN: PB: 9780300257373, Yale University Press, July 2020
128 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
With medical mysteries, rising death tolls, and conspiracy theories beamed minute by minute through the vast web universe, the coronavirus pandemic has irrevocably altered societies around the world. In this sharp essay, world-renowned philosopher Be...
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Yellow Demon of Fever Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade
ISBN: HB: 9780300215854, Yale University Press, June 2020
296 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 23 black&white illus.
As the slave trade brought Europeans, Africans, and Americans into contact, diseases were traded along with human lives. Manuel Barcia examines the battle waged against disease, where traders fought against loss of profits while enslaved Africans fou...
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£50,00
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Conquest of Malaria Italy, 1900-1962
ISBN: PB: 9780300256468, Yale University Press, June 2020
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus.
At the outset of the twentieth century, malaria was Italy's major public health problem. It was the cause of low productivity, poverty, and economic backwardness, while it also stunted literacy, limited political participation, and undermined the arm...
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£19,99
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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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Finest Traditions of My Calling One Physician's Search for the Renewal of Medicine
ISBN: PB: 9780300227048, 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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£12,99
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Discovering Tuberculosis A Global History, 1900 to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9780300190298, Yale University Press, August 2015
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Tuberculosis is one of the world's deadliest infectious diseases, killing nearly two million people every year, now more than at any other time in history. While the developed world has nearly forgotten about TB, it continues to wreak havoc across mu...
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£50,00
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