Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine

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Mankind's battle to stay alive is the greatest of all subjects. This brief, witty and unusual book by Britain's greatest medical historian compresses into a tiny span a lifetime spent thinking about millennia of human ingenuity in the quest to cheat death. Each chapter sums up one of these battlefields (surgery, doctors, disease, hospitals, laboratories and the human body) in a way that is both frightening and elating. Startlingly illustrated, A SHORT HISTORY OF MEDICINE is the ideal presentfor anyone who is keenly aware ...

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0141010649

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9780141010649

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Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine
2004, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393325690

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Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine
2003, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393037623

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Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine
2003, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141010649

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Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine
2002, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713996692

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