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Medicine: a History of the Healing Arts

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ISBN-10: 1569247080

ISBN-13: 9781569247082

Edition: N/A

Authors: Roy Porter

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List price: $24.95
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 10/13/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 11.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.58" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

Roy Sydney Porter was born December 31, 1946. He grew up in a south London working class home. He attended Wilson's Grammar School, Camberwell, and won an unheard of scholarship to Cambridge. His starred double first in history at Cambridge University (1968) led to a junior research fellowship at his college, Christ's, followed by a teaching post at Churchill College, Cambridge. His Ph.D. thesis, published as The Making Of Geology (1977), became the first of more than 100 books that he wrote or edited. Porter was a Fellow and Director of Studies in History at Churchill College, Cambridge from 1972 to 1979; Dean from 1977 to 1979; Assistant Lecturer in European History at Cambridge…    

Timeline of Medicine
The History of Medicine
The Development of Western Medical Science
The Body in Balance
Surgery and Manipulation
Healing and the Mind
Healers in History
East Meets West
Notes and References