The greatest benefit to mankind: a medical history of humanity from antiquity to the present

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HarperCollins, 1997 - Medical - 831 pages
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User Review  - Widsith - LibraryThing

The defects of this book are many, but it would hurt to give it less than four stars and, the avoidance of pain being one of Porter's main themes, I will stick to a suitably thematic rating. There are ... Read full review

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The Greatest Benefit of Mankind Roy Porter Sunday, August 12, 2012 11:38 AM This is a massive survey of medicine in history. It is not only about physicians, but about the relations of humans to ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
5
The Roots of Medicine
14
FURTHER READING INDEX 135 147 163 201 3
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