Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
National Book Award-winner and surgeon Sherwin B. Nuland tells the extraordinary story of the development of modern medicine through compelling studies of the great innovators and pioneers. Artfully selected illustrations bring the history of medicine to life as never before. This brilliant collection of life portraits of physicianscientists shows how their deeds and determination paved the way for future breakthroughs in medicine. Ranging from the legendary father of medicine, Hippocrates, to Helen Taussig, the founder of pediatric cardiology, the book is filled with the spirit of ideas and the thrill of discovery. Other medical pioneers profiled include Galen, Andreas Vesalius, Ambroise Paré, William Harvey, Giovanni Morgagni, John Hunter, René Laennec, Ignac Semmelweis, Rudolf Virchow, Joseph Lister, and William Stewart Halsted. Artwork and photography are married to Nuland's vivid narrative here for the first time, turning a 'reading' book by a bestselling author into a treasured gift book for medical professionals and science enthusiasts.

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  • The author associated with Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is Sherwin B. Nuland.
  • The EAN for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is 9781579127787. European Article Number, which is a number that uniquely identifies an item.
  • The format for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is Import.
  • The ISBN for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is 1579127789.
  • The height for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is 1025 mm.
  • The length for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is 875 mm.
  • The width for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is 150 mm.
  • The weight for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is 438 g.
  • The language for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is English.
  • Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is a Hardcover.
  • The number of items for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is 1.
  • The number of pages for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers are 480.
  • The quantity for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers in a package is 1.
  • Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is grouped in Book group of products.
  • The publication date for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is 2008-10-08.
  • The manufacturer for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is Black Dog & Leventhal.
  • The producer for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is Black Dog & Leventhal.
  • The UPC for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is 768821127787.
  • The sales rank for Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers is 184123.

AuthorSherwin B. Nuland
BindingHardcover
EAN9781579127787
FormatImport
ISBN1579127789
Height1025 mm
Length875 mm
Width150 mm
Weight438 g
LanguageEnglish
Language TypePublished
Number Of Items1
Number Of Pages480
Package Quantity1
Product GroupBook
Publication Date2008-10-08
PublisherBlack Dog & Leventhal
StudioBlack Dog & Leventhal
UPC768821127787
Sales Rank184123
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