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One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine

Conceived, Organized, and with an Introduction by Haskell F. Norman

This volume in the prestigious Grolier Hundred series provides an overview of key books, manuscripts, and images chronicling the evolution of medical knowledge from antiquity to the invention of the CAT scan, One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine traces the dissemination of formative medical discoveries from the ancient world to the present, and from the writings of Hippocrates to Watson & Crick. Detailed bibliographical descriptions were contributed by 23 experts in their fields, with each entry providing the title, the publication information, a bibliographical description, and an essay stating the medical and historical significance of the book. A 1994 Grolier Club exhibition accompanied its publication.

390 pages | 32 color plates, 181 figures | 8 x 11

Library Science and Publishing: Publishing

Medicine

Reference and Bibliography


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