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26. Cover image for 'History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning'
Nancy G. Siraisi

The first book in a new series and a groundbreaking study of connections, parallels, and mutual interaction between two critical disciplines—medicine and history—in 15th- to 17th-century Europe

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26. Cover image for 'History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning'
Nancy G. Siraisi

The first book in a new series and a groundbreaking study of connections, parallels, and mutual interaction between two critical disciplines—medicine and history—in 15th- to 17th-century Europe

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27. Cover image for 'Discovering Addiction'
The Science and Politics of Substance Abuse Research
Nancy D. Campbell
Groundbreaking study of the history and ethics of addiction science
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Hardcover 2007 $70.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Discovering Addiction" to Cart
28. Cover image for 'Project Care'
Health Care Case Studies, Multimedia, and Projects for Practicing English
Steve Quann and Diana Satin
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Paper 2007 $27.95 Available Add Paper for "Project Care" to Cart
29. Cover image for 'Understanding Assisted Suicide'
Nine Issues to Consider
John B. Mitchell
A personal journey into the issues surrounding assisted suicide that covers the widest range of topics and positions on the subject
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Paper 2007 $25.95 Available Add Paper for "Understanding Assisted Suicide" to Cart
30. Cover image for 'Opposition and Intimidation'
The Abortion Wars and Strategies of Political Harassment
Alesha E. Doan
The first systematic study of the extralegal tactics employed by the American anti-abortion movement
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Paper 2007 $26.95 Available Add Paper for "Opposition and Intimidation" to Cart
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30. Cover image for 'Opposition and Intimidation'
The Abortion Wars and Strategies of Political Harassment
Alesha E. Doan
The first systematic study of the extralegal tactics employed by the American anti-abortion movement
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31. Cover image for 'Ordinary Life'
A Memoir of Illness
Kathlyn Conway
A searingly honest account of one woman's ordeal with cancer that offers insights into all the emotions and reactions that illness evokes---sometimes noble, sometimes selfish, often despairing
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Paper 2007 $22.95 Available Add Paper for "Ordinary Life" to Cart
32. Cover image for 'Stories as Equipment for Living'
Last Talks and Tales of Barbara Myerhoff
Barbara Myerhoff
Takes us deeper into Barbara Myerhoff's examination of the place of narrative in human life, providing a treasury of reflection, experience, and wisdom as colorful as any collection of tales
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33. Cover image for 'Private Guns, Public Health'
David Hemenway
The first complete picture of the public-health approach to gun violence, and a commonsense plan for ending this American epidemic
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33. Cover image for 'Private Guns, Public Health'
David Hemenway
The first complete picture of the public-health approach to gun violence, and a commonsense plan for ending this American epidemic
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Paper 2007 $23.95 Available Add Paper for "Private Guns, Public Health" to Cart
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33. Cover image for 'Private Guns, Public Health'
David Hemenway
The first complete picture of the public-health approach to gun violence, and a commonsense plan for ending this American epidemic
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Paper 2007 $23.95 Available Add Paper for "Private Guns, Public Health" to Cart
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34. Cover image for 'White Coat, Clenched Fist'
The Political Education of an American Physician
Fitzhugh Mullan, M.D.
A doctor tells his own behind-the-scenes story of the making of a medical man and the disintegration of an American myth
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Paper 2006 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "White Coat, Clenched Fist" to Cart
35. Cover image for 'Suing the Gun Industry'
A Battle at the Crossroads of Gun Control and Mass Torts
Timothy D. Lytton
The first comprehensive analysis of recent lawsuits against gun makers
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Paper 2006 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Suing the Gun Industry" to Cart
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35. Cover image for 'Suing the Gun Industry'
A Battle at the Crossroads of Gun Control and Mass Torts
Timothy D. Lytton
The first comprehensive analysis of recent lawsuits against gun makers
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Paper 2006 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Suing the Gun Industry" to Cart
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36. Cover image for 'Inside/Outside'
A Physician's Journey with Breast Cancer
Janet R. Gilsdorf, M.D.
A memoir of a physician with breast cancer, Inside/Outside tells the unforgettable story of when a doctor becomes a patient
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A Physician's Journey with Breast Cancer
Janet R. Gilsdorf, M.D.
A memoir of a physician with breast cancer, Inside/Outside tells the unforgettable story of when a doctor becomes a patient
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37. Cover image for 'Deadly Dust'
Silicosis and the On-Going Struggle to Protect Workers' Health
New and expanded edition
David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz
A new and expanded edition of the authors' pivotal examination of the national silicosis crisis
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Paper 2005 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Deadly Dust" to Cart
38. Cover image for 'Moving Beyond Prozac, DSM, and the New Psychiatry'
The Birth of Postpsychiatry
Bradley Lewis
A spirited critique of the practice of psychiatry in the United States that argues for the democratization of psychiatric knowledge
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38. Cover image for 'Moving Beyond Prozac, DSM, and the New Psychiatry'
The Birth of Postpsychiatry
Bradley Lewis
A spirited critique of the practice of psychiatry in the United States that argues for the democratization of psychiatric knowledge
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39. Cover image for 'Fractured Borders'
Reading Women's Cancer Literature
Mary K. DeShazer
Looks at the ways that literary artists have responded to women's cancer through poetry, drama, fiction, autobiography, and environmental writing
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Paper 2005 $31.95 Available Add Paper for "Fractured Borders" to Cart
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39. Cover image for 'Fractured Borders'
Reading Women's Cancer Literature
Mary K. DeShazer
Looks at the ways that literary artists have responded to women's cancer through poetry, drama, fiction, autobiography, and environmental writing
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Paper 2005 $31.95 Available Add Paper for "Fractured Borders" to Cart
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40. Cover image for 'Beyond Pain'
Making the Mind-Body Connection
Angela Mailis-Gagnon and David Israelson
With its gripping first-hand stories of patients and their ailments, Beyond Pain opens the door to our understanding of the mysteries of pain
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Paper 2005 $23.95 Available Add Paper for "Beyond Pain" to Cart
41. Cover image for 'The Midnight Meal and Other Essays About Doctors, Patients, and Medicine'
New and expanded edition
Jerome Lowenstein
Focusing on the human interaction of the industry this collection of essays asks, "Can you teach compassion?"
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Paper 2005 $24.95 Available Add Paper for "The Midnight Meal and Other Essays About Doctors, Patients, and Medicine" to Cart
42. Cover image for 'Companions for the Passage'
Stories of the Intimate Privilege of Accompanying the Dying
Marjorie Ryerson
Stories of people who have been with and cared for a loved one at the moment of death
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Paper 2005 $17.00 Available Add Paper for "Companions for the Passage" to Cart
43. Cover image for 'Universal Coverage'
The Elusive Quest for National Health Insurance
Rick Mayes
Examines why the U.S. is the only industrialized nation without universal health insurance coverage
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Paper 2005 $33.95 Available Add Paper for "Universal Coverage" to Cart
44. Cover image for 'Revels in Madness'
Insanity in Medicine and Literature
Allen Thiher
A sweeping survey of how notions of madness have been represented in medicine and literature from the Greeks to the present
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44. Cover image for 'Revels in Madness'
Insanity in Medicine and Literature
Allen Thiher
A sweeping survey of how notions of madness have been represented in medicine and literature from the Greeks to the present
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44. Cover image for 'Revels in Madness'
Insanity in Medicine and Literature
Allen Thiher
A sweeping survey of how notions of madness have been represented in medicine and literature from the Greeks to the present
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Hardcover 2000 $90.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Revels in Madness" to Cart
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45. Cover image for 'Managing Motherhood, Managing Risk'
Fertility and Danger in West Central Tanzania
Denise Roth Allen
An investigation of the consequences resulting from fertility-related development interventions in Tanzania
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45. Cover image for 'Managing Motherhood, Managing Risk'
Fertility and Danger in West Central Tanzania
Denise Roth Allen
An investigation of the consequences resulting from fertility-related development interventions in Tanzania
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Paper 2004 $31.95 Available Add Paper for "Managing Motherhood, Managing Risk" to Cart
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46. Cover image for 'Principles of Corporate Renewal, Second Edition'
Harlan Platt
A comprehensive approach to renewing troubled companies
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Hardcover 2004 $100.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Principles of Corporate Renewal, Second Edition" to Cart
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46. Cover image for 'Principles of Corporate Renewal, Second Edition'
Harlan Platt
A comprehensive approach to renewing troubled companies
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Hardcover 2004 $100.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Principles of Corporate Renewal, Second Edition" to Cart
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47. Cover image for 'The DNA Mystique'
The Gene as a Cultural Icon
Dorothy Nelkin and M. Susan Lindee
Explores the values, assumptions, and consequences of the circulation of DNA in popular culture
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47. Cover image for 'The DNA Mystique'
The Gene as a Cultural Icon
Dorothy Nelkin and M. Susan Lindee
Explores the values, assumptions, and consequences of the circulation of DNA in popular culture
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Paper 2004 $28.95 Available Add Paper for "The DNA Mystique" to Cart
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48. Cover image for 'The Xavante in Transition'
Health, Ecology, and Bioanthropology in Central Brazil
Carlos E. A. Coimbra, Jr., Nancy M. Flowers, Francisco M. Salzano, and Ricardo V. Santos
Illuminates the experience of a small-scale culture with large-scale change
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48. Cover image for 'The Xavante in Transition'
Health, Ecology, and Bioanthropology in Central Brazil
Carlos E. A. Coimbra, Jr., Nancy M. Flowers, Francisco M. Salzano, and Ricardo V. Santos
Illuminates the experience of a small-scale culture with large-scale change
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Paper 2004 $43.95 Available Add Paper for "The Xavante in Transition" to Cart
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49. Cover image for 'Formative Years'
Children's Health in the United States, 1880-2000
Alexandra Minna Stern and Howard Markel, Editors
Sheds light on the development of the fields of pediatrics and child health during the last century
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Paper 2004 $34.95 Available Add Paper for "Formative Years" to Cart
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49. Cover image for 'Formative Years'
Children's Health in the United States, 1880-2000
Alexandra Minna Stern and Howard Markel, Editors
Sheds light on the development of the fields of pediatrics and child health during the last century
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Paper 2004 $34.95 Available Add Paper for "Formative Years" to Cart
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50. Cover image for 'Remembering to Live'
Illness at the Intersection of Anxiety and Knowledge in Rural Indonesia
M. Cameron Hay
An ethnographic exploration of health, illness, and healing among a poor, rural Indonesian people
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50. Cover image for 'Remembering to Live'
Illness at the Intersection of Anxiety and Knowledge in Rural Indonesia
M. Cameron Hay
An ethnographic exploration of health, illness, and healing among a poor, rural Indonesian people
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Paper 2004 $33.95 Available Add Paper for "Remembering to Live" to Cart
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