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Medicine in the Twentieth Century [Hardcover]

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Undergraduates and professional historians of science and medicine; health professionals and policy makers.
During the 20th Century, medicine has been radically transformed and powerfully transformative. In 1900 Western medicine was important to philanthropy and public health, but it was marginal to the state, the industrial economy and the welfare of most individuals. It is now central to all these aspects of life. Our prospects seem increasingly dependent on the progress of bio-medical sciences and genetic technologies, which promise to reshape future generations.
The editors of Medicine in the Twentieth Century have commissioned over forty authoritative essays, written by historical specialists but intended for general audiences. Some concentrate on the political economy of medicine and health as it changed from period to period and varied between countries. Others focus on understandings of the body-on the various 'bodies' of medical knowledge developed over the century in relation

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Studio: Taylor & Francis
Pages   776
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.98" Width: 7.08" Height: 1.48"
Weight:   3.49 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2000
Publisher   Taylor & Francis
ISBN  9057024799  
ISBN13  9789057024795  

Availability  114 units.
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