Medicine : The Definitive Illustrated History

Description

Medicine tells the fascinating history of medicine through the ages to the present day. Follow the greatest stories of medicine and its breakthroughs, with incredible coverage of disease, drugs, treatment, and cures. Medicine covers the gory pitfalls and miraculous breakthroughs of medical history from trepanning, bloodletting, and body snatching to brand new developments in IVF and gene therapy with compelling stories and stunning illustrations. Clear diagrams explain major diseases such as cancer, and trace the progression of medical treatment through the centuries, from ancient healers and herbalists to scurvy and smallpox, and the World Wars to modern psychiatry. Perfect for adults and students alike, and anyone interested in the fascinating medical history of the world, Medicine is the definitive visual history of our health.

Details

Author(s)
DK
Format
Hardback | 288 pages
Dimensions
260 x 307 x 25mm | 1,793g
Publication date
12 Sep 2016
Publisher
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Imprint
DK
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
860 images
ISBN10
0241225965
ISBN13
9780241225967
Bestsellers rank
91,658