Story of Medicine: From Early Healing to the Miracles of Modern Medicine

Story of Medicine: From Early Healing to the Miracles of Modern Medicine

by Anne Rooney
     
 

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The Story of Medicine surveys humankind’s remarkable progress along the road of medical discovery. In a fascinating narrative, it describes the key developments and breakthroughs, and profiles the scientists, surgeons, and doctors who made them. The book charts the development of medicine in different cultures around the world, showing how distinct

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The Story of Medicine surveys humankind’s remarkable progress along the road of medical discovery. In a fascinating narrative, it describes the key developments and breakthroughs, and profiles the scientists, surgeons, and doctors who made them. The book charts the development of medicine in different cultures around the world, showing how distinct traditions evolved and influenced each other. It describes how knowledge was lost and later rediscovered, and tells the story of brave individuals who challenged tradition through experimentation and reason.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848372153
Publisher:
Arcturus Publishing Limited
Publication date:
01/30/2012
Series:
The Story Of
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Anne Rooney has a PhD in medieval literature from Trinity College, Cambridge. She has written many books for adults and children on a variety of subjects, including science and history, and lives in Cambridge.

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