Disease and Its Control: The Shaping of Modern Thought (Paperback)
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Disease and Its Control: The Shaping of Modern Thought (Paperback)

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Paperback 276 Pages / Published: 20/07/1987
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This book is ...a survey history of medicine from the earliest times, centered thematically on how changing concepts of disease have affected its management...One finds a gratifying mastery of recent as well as classic scholarship in medical history and a careful sidestepping of positivistic excesses...Disease and Its Control is a fresh and welcome synthesis of historical scholarship that will be accessible to interested laymen. Annals of Internal Medicine

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780275927790
Number of pages: 276
Weight: 349 g
Dimensions: 230 x 150 x 16 mm
Edition: New edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
?Lucidly written, addressed to problems that are likely to interest medical professionals, the books should appeal not only to them but also to a wider readership interested in the history of ideas." ISIS "This book is ... a survey history of medicine from the earliest times, centered thematically on how changing concepts of disease have affected its management ... one finds a gratifying mastery of recent as well as classic scholarship in medical history and a careful sidestepping of positivistic excesses. Hudson moves his story along deftly throught the judicious choice of examples and quotations; the human element is never lost.... Disease and Its Control ... is a fresh and welcome synthesis of historical scholarship that will be accessible to interested laymen." Annals of Internal Medicine "Dr. Hudson has written a lively, informative, and thougth-provoking book [that] will appeal to physicians, medical students, and that element in the general public that likes to think about what has been--and is--going on in medicine.?-Journal of the American Medical Association
"Lucidly written, addressed to problems that are likely to interest medical professionals, the books should appeal not only to them but also to a wider readership interested in the history of ideas." ISIS "This book is ... a survey history of medicine from the earliest times, centered thematically on how changing concepts of disease have affected its management ... one finds a gratifying mastery of recent as well as classic scholarship in medical history and a careful sidestepping of positivistic excesses. Hudson moves his story along deftly throught the judicious choice of examples and quotations; the human element is never lost.... Disease and Its Control ... is a fresh and welcome synthesis of historical scholarship that will be accessible to interested laymen." Annals of Internal Medicine "Dr. Hudson has written a lively, informative, and thougth-provoking book [that] will appeal to physicians, medical students, and that element in the general public that likes to think about what has been--and is--going on in medicine."-Journal of the American Medical Association

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