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Books pubblicati nella collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr Paperback con argomento Medical History

The Medicalization of Society

The Medicalization of Society

Conrad Peter 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Paperback) , 2007

Over the past half-century, the social terrain of health and illness has been transformed. What were once considered normal human events and common human problems—birth, aging, menopause, alcoholism, and obesity—are now viewed as medical conditions. For better or worse, medicine increasingly permeates aspects of daily...

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€ 24,60
Our Present Complaint

Our Present Complaint

Rosenberg Charles E. 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Paperback) , 2007

Charles E. Rosenberg, one of the world's most influential historians of medicine, presents a fascinating analysis of the current tensions in American medicine. Situating these tensions within their historical and social contexts, Rosenberg investigates the fundamental characteristics of medicine: how we think about...

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€ 21,80
Becoming a Physician

Becoming a Physician

Bonner Thomas Neville 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Paperback)

Focusing on the social, intellectual, and political context in which medical education took place, Thomas Neville Bonner offers a detailed analysis of transformations in medical instruction in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and the United States between the Enlightenment and World War II. From a unique comparative...

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€ 29,00
Chronic Disease in the Twentieth Century

Chronic Disease in the Twentieth Century

Weisz George 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Paperback) , 2014

Long and recurring illnesses have burdened sick people and their doctors since ancient times, but until recently the concept of "chronic disease" had limited significance. Even lingering diseases like tuberculosis, a leading cause of mortality, did not inspire dedicated public health activities until the later decades...

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€ 28,10
Against the Spirit of System

Against the Spirit of System

Warner John Harley 
edizioni Johns Hopkins Univ Pr collana Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (Paperback)

In this wide-ranging exploration of American medical culture, John Harley Warner offers the first in-depth study of a powerful intellectual and social influence: the radical empiricism of the Paris Clinical School. After the French Revolution, Paris emerged as the most vibrant center of Western medicine, bringing fundamental...

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€ 31,80