The Story of Medicine: From Acupuncture to X Rays

The Story of Medicine: From Acupuncture to X Rays

by Judy Lindsay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195219848

ISBN-13: 9780195219845

Pub. Date: 12/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Taking off from the rich collections of the British Museum, this book uses art and artifacts from around the world to introduce children to the history of medicine. Both science and history, it traces today's modern medicine (including alternative therapies) from the practices of healers in ancient China, India, Egypt, Greece and Rome. Lindsay also gives readers a

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Taking off from the rich collections of the British Museum, this book uses art and artifacts from around the world to introduce children to the history of medicine. Both science and history, it traces today's modern medicine (including alternative therapies) from the practices of healers in ancient China, India, Egypt, Greece and Rome. Lindsay also gives readers a brief but meaningful introduction to the biographies of important figures in science by showing their place on a historical continuum. Back matter includes a chronology and index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195219845
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Pages:
40
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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