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The Resource The greatest benefit to mankind : a medical history of humanity, Roy Porter

The greatest benefit to mankind : a medical history of humanity, Roy Porter

Label
The greatest benefit to mankind : a medical history of humanity
Title
The greatest benefit to mankind
Title remainder
a medical history of humanity
Statement of responsibility
Roy Porter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the development of medicine against the backdrop of the religious, scientific, philosophical, and political beliefs of each age, and unearths a treasure trove of medicinal oddities
Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
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154404
Cataloging source
DLC
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1946-
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Porter, Roy
Dewey number
610.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Medicine
  • Social medicine
Target audience
adult
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a medical history of humanity
Label
The greatest benefit to mankind : a medical history of humanity, Roy Porter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published with subtitle: A medical history of humanity from antiquity to the present: Hammersmith, London : HarperCollins, 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 719-764) and index
Control code
ocm38410525
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvi, 831 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393046342
Lccn
98010219
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ABP-8790
Label
The greatest benefit to mankind : a medical history of humanity, Roy Porter
Publication
Note
Originally published with subtitle: A medical history of humanity from antiquity to the present: Hammersmith, London : HarperCollins, 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 719-764) and index
Control code
ocm38410525
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvi, 831 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393046342
Lccn
98010219
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ABP-8790

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