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The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication date October 1, 1999
Pages 831
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780393319804
ISBN-10 0393319806
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 12.25 in.
Weight 2.35 lbs.
Original list price $24.95
Other format details sci/tech
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Summary
A look at the history of the medical field chronicles its evolution while examining the culture that fueled it, including a look at the effects religion, science and politics have had on medicine. Reprint. NYT.
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780393046342
 
1 edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (April 1, 1998)
9780393046342 | details & prices | 831 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.75 in. | 2.70 lbs | List price $35.00
About: 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
Paperback
Book cover for 9780002151733 Book cover for 9780393319804
 
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from W W Norton & Co Inc (October 1, 1999)
9780393319804 | details & prices | 831 pages | 6.25 × 12.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.35 lbs | List price $24.95
About: 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
from W W Norton & Co Inc (October 1, 1999)
9789990060553 | details & prices | List price $0.02
from Harpercollins (November 1, 1997)
9780002151733 | details & prices | List price $24.99

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