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Main Title Greatest benefit to mankind : a medical history of humanity /
Author Porter, Roy
Publisher W.W. Norton,
Year Published 1998
OCLC Number 38410525
ISBN 0393046346
Subjects Medicine--History ; Social medicine--History ; History of Medicine ; Social Medicine--history ; Medecine--Histoire ; Medecine sociale--Histoire
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EKBM  R131.P59 1998 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 11/18/2005
Edition 1st American ed.
Collation xvi, 831 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
British ed. published with subtitle: A medical history of humanity from antiquity to the present. Includes bibliographical references (p. 719-764) and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- The roots of medicine -- Antiquity -- Medicine and faith -- The medieval west -- Indian medicine -- Chinese medicine -- Renaissance -- The new science -- Enlightenment -- Scientific medicine in the nineteenth century -- Nineteenth-century medical care -- Public medicine -- From Pasteur to penicillin -- Tropical medicine, world diseases -- Psychiatry -- Medical research -- Clinical science -- Surgery -- Medicine, state and society -- Medicine and the people -- The past, the present and the future.