Bleeding Blue And Gray: Civil War Surgery And The Evolution Of American Medicine by Ira RutkowBleeding Blue And Gray: Civil War Surgery And The Evolution Of American Medicine by Ira Rutkow

Bleeding Blue And Gray: Civil War Surgery And The Evolution Of American Medicine

byIra Rutkow

Paperback | December 15, 2015

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A gritty, compelling story well told.--Publishers Weekly"Great storytelling that both Civil War buffs and fans of medical history will surely relish."--KirkusThis landmark history charts the practice and progress of American medicine during the Civil War and retells the story of the war through the care given the wounded.• Re-creates the often grisly experiences of wounded and sick Civil War soldiers• Details efforts by doctors, nurses, politicians, and others to improve care• Highlights the work of volunteers like Walt Whitman and Louisa May Alcott
Ira M. Rutkow, a medical historian and retired surgeon, holds a doctorate in public health in addition to his medical degree. His other books include Seeking the Cure: A History of Medicine in America (978-1-4165-3841-7), James A. Garfield (978-0-8050-6950-1), and the New York Times Notable Book Surgery: An Illustrated History (978-0-8...
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Title:Bleeding Blue And Gray: Civil War Surgery And The Evolution Of American MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.69 inPublished:December 15, 2015Publisher:Stackpole BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0811716724

ISBN - 13:9780811716727

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