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Body Counts: Medical Quantification in Historical and Sociological Perspectives//Perspectives…

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In an invigorating comparative and inter-disciplinary reconsideration of the role of different types of medical "counting," this wide-ranging bilingual volume takes us from the mortality tables of the eighteenth century to the movement for "evidence-based…
Greater than the Parts: Holism in Biomedicine, 1920-1950

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The history of orthodox biomedicine in the twentieth century is usually depicted as one of icreasing reductionism and dependence on laboratory sciences and technology. Holism today is commonly regarded as an alternative to regular healing and a reaction to it. In…
The Medical Mandarins: The French Academy of Medicine in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth…

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This wide-ranging and imaginative book examines the social and scientific role of the French Academy of Medicine from its creation in 1820 to the outbreak of the Second World War. The first chapters focus on the institution and its activities, including the…
The Emergence of Modern Universities In France, 1863-1914

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George Weisz offers a comprehensive analysis of the French university system during the latter half of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Examining the major reforms of higher education undertaken during the Third Republic, he argues that the original…
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The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978 contains the world's most comprehensive collection of records and briefs brought before the nation's highest court by leading legal practitioners - many who later became judges and…
Allied Air Freight, Inc., Et Al., Petitioners, V. Pan American World Airways, Inc., Et Al. U.s…

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The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978 contains the world's most comprehensive collection of records and briefs brought before the nation's highest court by leading legal practitioners - many who later became judges and…
The Organization of Science and Technology in France 1808-1914

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The papers in this volume represent the first attempt at a coherent analysis of the institutional structure of French science and technology in the nineteenth century. They treat both research and education and cover the main developments in the period from the…
Healing the World's Children: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Child Health in the Twentieth…

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Cynthia Comacchio, professor of history, Wilfrid Laurier University, is the author of 'Nations Are Built of Babies': Saving Ontario's Mothers and Children, 1900-40, The Infinite Bonds of Family: Domesticity in Canada, 1850-1940, and The Dominion of Youth:
Divide And Conquer: A Comparative History Of Medical Specialization

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This wide-ranging book is the first to examine one of the most significant and characteristic features of modern medicine - specialization - in historical and comparative context. Based on research in three languages, it traces the origins of modern medical…
Jerusalem Revisited
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|May 1, 2005

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Mark Weber, the sole owner and chief executive of a worldwide multilayer conglomerate returned home after an exhausting week. Quickly retiring and falling into a deep sleep, he dreamed that he mysteriously appeared in Jerusalem during the time of the final days…
Palm Sunday
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|August 1, 2004

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Mark Weber, after retiring for the night, was transported in time to Jerusalem at the time of the final days of Christ. He experienced the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, on what is now known as Palm Sunday. In a very brief stay, he was given the ability to read…
Chronic Disease in the Twentieth Century: A History
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|May 1, 2014

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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…