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The Discovery Of Insulin: Special Centenary Edition
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The Discovery of Insulin: The Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition
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The discovery of insulin at the University of Toronto in 1921-22 was one of the most dramatic events in the history of the treatment of disease. Insulin was a wonder-drug with ability to bring patients back from the very brink of death, and it was no surprise…
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A leading public intellectual, Michael Bliss has written prolifically for academic and popular audiences and taught at the University of Toronto from 1968 to 2006. Among his publications are a comprehensive history of the discovery of insulin, and major…
Between the Bullets: The Spiritual Cinema of John Woo
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|July 9, 2002

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Originally a Hong Kong-based director, John Woo is now considered one of the ten most successful directors working in American films, receiving world-wide attention for his highly stylized violence in films such as The Killer (1989), Hard-Boiled (1992), Face/Off…
William Osler: A Life in Medicine
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|February 15, 2000

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In his time the most famous physician in the world, Canadian-born William Osler (1849-1919) is still the best-known figure in the history of medicine. This new, definitive biography by Michael Bliss is the first full-scale life of Osler to appear since 1925. An…
Northern Enterprise: Five Centuries of Canadian Business
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"A must for students and chief executives alike." -- Canadian Business Review "A major achievement of scholarship, the first study to describe Canadian business over five centuries." -- Winnipeg Free Press "This book contains moments of priceless insight into the…
Laurel And Hardy's Comic Catastrophes: Laughter And Darkness In The Features And Short Films
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One of America's most beloved comic duos, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy have entertained generations of viewers with their unique, heartwarming brand of slapstick comedy. The pair's teamwork and friendship set their films apart, softening both pratfalls and…
Writing History: A Professor's Life (Large Print 16pt)
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Invasions Usa: The Essential Science Fiction Films Of The 1950s
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|July 30, 2014

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Of the twenty or so science fiction films produced in America during the 1950s, there is a fascinating subset of nine films that do more than portray an invasion. These films use the invasions as metaphors for assaults against the integrity of various things such…
Peckinpah Today: New Essays on the Films of Sam Peckinpah
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Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONE Written exclusively for this collection by today’s leading Peckinpah critics, the nine essays in Peckinpah Today explore the body of work of one of America’s most important filmmakers, revealing new insights…
The Making of Modern Medicine: Turning Points in the Treatment of Disease
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|December 18, 2010

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Originating in the prestigious Joanne Goodman Lecture Series, and drawing on the author's series of award-winning books, The Making of Modern Medicine explores the foundations of medicine through three case studies that elucidate turning points in the evolution…
Harvey Cushing: A Life In Surgery
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|March 10, 2007

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"Your friend, Harvey Cushing, has opened the book of surgery in a new place," William Osler told a mutual acquaintance in early 1901. Indeed, in the early years of the twentieth century, Cushing (1869-1939) almost single-handedly created brain surgery as a…
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