Early Civilizations

Author: Kate Kelly
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0816072051
Format: PDF, ePub
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Presents a history of medicine and the treatment of disease and injuries from prehistoric times up to the end of the Roman Empire.

Ancient Medicine

Author: Andrew Langley
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1406238767
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Looks at ancient medicine and explains why humans faced new challenges when they began to live together in large communities.

A Day in a Working Life 300 Trades and Professions through History 3 volumes

Author: Gary Westfahl
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610694031
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Ideal for high school and college students studying history through the everyday lives of men and women, this book offers intriguing information about the jobs that people have held, from ancient times to the 21st century. • Provides detailed, interesting essays describing more than 300 professions and occupations across a broad range of eras, including the 21st century, and from around the world, which will give readers a wider understanding of how people have supported themselves throughout time • Supplies historical primary documents that provide personal perspectives on past occupations • Offers fascinating information on how professions began, who did them, and continuity in occupations across time, such as that 18th-century journalists were often imprisoned for displeasing those in authority, and yet 21st-century U.S. journalists may still spend time in jail for refusing to reveal their sources

The Story of Medicine

Author: Brian Ward
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1448847923
Format: PDF, Docs
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Describes the history of medicine, from earliest medicine practices and supernatural traditions to the development of modern medicine, including the advancement of surgery, the creation of vaccines, and the advent of psychiatry.

Science in the Ancient World

Author: Russell M. Lawson
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851095349
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The first A–Z resource to catalog the achievements and legacy of more than four millennia of scientific thought in the ancient world of the Mediterranean and the Near East, providing a complete overview of the physical, chemical, life, medical, and social sciences of the classical world. * A complete bibliography of primary source documents, secondary source biographies, and critical analyses * 50 illustrations including maps, portraits of the key scientific figures, and depictions of scientific instruments and phenomena