The History of Medicine: A Beginner'S Guide download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mark Jackson

The History of Medicine: A Beginner'S Guide download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mark Jackson year 2014
  • Book name: The History of Medicine: A Beginner'S Guide
  • Author: Mark Jackson
  • Release date: 2014/3/1
  • Publisher: ONEWORLD PUBLICATIONS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9781780745206
  • Rating: 9.36 of 10
  • Votes: 838
  • Review by: Sage Saldana
  • Review rating: 8.53 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/28
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: As scientists confidently look forward to average life expectancies hitting 100+ years in some Western societies, it's easy to forget how precarious our grasp on good health has been. It is a struggle no better demonstrated than by the myriad and extraordinary measures that humans have gone to - as diverse as animal sacrifice to stem cell transplants - in their quest to stave off death and disease.Acclaimed historian Mark Jackson takes a fresh, global view of mankind's great battle, exploring both Western and Eastern traditions. Examining ancient right through to modern approaches to health and illness, Jackson presents the orthodox and alternative practices and key turning points - sometimes for good and sometimes not - that determined how different cultures tackled disease. The result is a fascinating survey of the complex ways in which medicine and society have shaped one another throughout the ages.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H4M16S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of Medicine, History Of Science
  • Available formats: MobiPocket, EPUB, OEB, WORD, PDF, JPEG, TXT, DOC. Compressed in RAR, ISO, RPM, CAB, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.14 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x14mm
  • Weight: 204.12g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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