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Doctor’s Life: A Visual History of Doctors & Nurses Through the Ages
Rod Storring. Learn about the long-used practice of bloodletting, the practice of midwifery & the work of apothecaries & barber-surgeons, the develop. of anesthesia & vaccinations, the use of quarantine to stop the spread of diseases, improve. in med. equip., & more. Spans the time from Roman physicians to modern-day surgeons. Here are authentic portrayals of real doctors & nurses. You will meet Lucius Spectatus, Roman army dr. in Britain; Richard, a military monk & member of the Knights Hospitalers; John Watson, a dr. who fought the plague in London; Four Elks, a Cheyenne Indian med. man; Mary Benwell, a nurse in Victorian England; Ben Cardew, a dr. & missionary in Africa; Pat Wilson, a general practitioner of the 1960s; & surgeon Alan Wood. Illus.
Asia Rising: Why America Will Prosper as Asia’s Economies Boom
Politician Goes to War: The Civil War Letters of John White Geary
Politics of Despair: Power & Resistance in the Tobacco Wars
Around the American Table: Treasured Recipes & Food Traditions from the American Cookery Collections of the New York Public Library
Gates of the Alamo
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