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Disease and History

By: Cartwright; Bidd.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02290

ISBN: 075092506X

Condition: Very Good

This fascinating and wide-ranging book explores the impact of disease on the processes of history. Drawing upon little-known evidence, the authors trace the influence of disease on the civilizations, the armies, and the leaders that dominate history. They demonstrate that even the most powerful individuals and societies can be and have been fatally weakened by disease. The soft covers shows signs of light shelf use with the corners slightly creased . View more info

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Langdon - Brown Lecture 1968

By: Cooke A.M ( D.M , F.R.C.P. Hon. Consulting Physician Radcliffe Infirmary, and Emeritus Fallow of Merton College, Oxford. )

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Private Publication: 1968

Edition: Private

Sellers ID: 01217

Condition: Very Good

This book is full of 48 pages of type written pages on a lecture given by A.M Cooke in 1968 on Sir Walter langdon-Brown (1870 - 1946), Physician to St Bartholomew's Hospital and Regius Professor of Physics at Cambridge.It has been privately bound by Haltby's Oxford in buff coloured cloth boards with gilt lettering on the front board and down the spine.There is a postcard dated 1972 from Alistair Gombie ? from Trinity College Oxford. paperclipped to the ffep which has left an indentation and a light rust stain.The boards are light marked in places but is in overall Very good condition. View more info

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Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82

By: Fenn, Elizabeth A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Hill and Wang: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03068

ISBN: 0809078201

Condition: Very Good

Elizabeth Fenn, is the first historian to reveal how deeply 'Variola ( smallpox ) affected the outcome of the War of Independence, and why it caused a continental epidemic, affecting the lives of virtually everyone in North America from Florida to Alaska. The text block has a slight lean, but is overall a nice clean tight copy. View more info

Medic: Saving Lives - from Dunkirk to Afghanistan

By: Nichol John & Tony Rennell

Price: £18.08

Publisher: UK, Penguin / Viking: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 00812

ISBN: 0670916048

Condition: Near Fine

`From the World War two beaches of Dunkirk to the killing fields of Afghanistan today, Medics have been at the forefront of all military conflicts. Their bravery and sacrifices are unparalleled. This is their extraordinary story... The D/J shows a little edge wear. View more info

Science Work Book

By: Science photo library

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Science photo library: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01617

Condition: Good

This book is full of stunning colour photo's concerning science, technology, industry, enviroment and health. The cover is creased on the front top corner and shows signs of shelf wear. View more info

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Great Discoveries in Medicine

By: William Bynum; Helen Bynum

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Thames and Hudson Ltd: 0

Sellers ID: 04174

ISBN: 0500251800

Condition: As New

This book is an unrivalled account of turning points and breakthroughs in medical knowledge and practice from ancient Egypt , India and China to the Latest technology. This book is unread and still in its heat sealed clear plastic wrapper, because of this we cannot say which edition it is. A tight unopened copy. View more info

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Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire and the Birth of Europe

By: William Rosen

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Pimlico: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03058

ISBN: 1844137449

Condition: Very Good

In the middle of the sixth century, the world's smallest organism collided with the world's mightiest empire. With the death of twenty - five million people, the Roman empire was decimated. History's first pandemic marked the transition from antiquity to the medieval world. The text block has light spotting to its front edge and the spine has a lean, also the covers show light shelf-wear. View more info

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The Black Death

By: Ziegler, Philip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bramley Books: 1998

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02509

ISBN: 185833831X

Condition: Very Good

A series of natural disasters in the furthest reaches of the Orient heralded what was, for the population of Europe, the most devastating period of Death and destruction in its history. Between the years 1347-1350 ,in England , a third of the population died and over one thousand villages were deserted never to be repopulated. This book tells the history of one of Europe's worst plague disasters. There is a small mark to the front edge of the text block. View more info