Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine

Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine

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by Steve Parker
     
 

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Telling the compelling stories behind mankind's never-ending quest to cure every disease, Kill or Cure uses an all-new format — a text-rich narrative combined with DK's beautiful visual design — to trace the extraordinary history of medicine.

Beginning with early healers, chance discoveries, technological advancement, and "wonder" drugs, and

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Telling the compelling stories behind mankind's never-ending quest to cure every disease, Kill or Cure uses an all-new format — a text-rich narrative combined with DK's beautiful visual design — to trace the extraordinary history of medicine.

Beginning with early healers, chance discoveries, technological advancement, and "wonder" drugs, and using panels, timelines, and thematic spreads, Kill or Cure highlights information about human anatomy, surgical instruments, and medical breakthroughs while telling the dramatic tale of medical progress. Diaries, notebooks, and other first-person accounts tell the fascinating stories from the perspective of people who witnessed medical history firsthand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781465408426
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
10/21/2013
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Steve Parker is an author, editor, and consultant specializing in the natural world, biology, technology, and general sciences. He has written more than 200 books and edited or contributed to over 100 more, including The Human Body, Body Atlas, and Eyewitness Medicine, published by DK. He has also written for the BBC, Boots, the Smithsonian Institution, and the WWF.

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