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By the middle of the 18th century, the profession of medicine and its place in the sciences was entering a period of rapid change. Many of the old ideas about the human body and how to cure or prevent diseases were being questioned. But was this just by c
Rebecca Vickers has a degree in history and a strong interest in women's health. A librarian, she now writes and edits books for young people. Rebecca was born in Des Moines, IA, but now lives in Woodstock, England. Claire Jones is a museum professional specializing in the history of medicine. She completed her Ph.D. thesis on 19th century medical advertising and is working to establish a museum of health and medicine at the University of Worcester in England.
Table of Contents
|Medicine on the Move||p. 4|
|Beginning to Understand Diseases||p. 8|
|Cleaning Up Medicine||p. 12|
|The Proof of Germ Theory||p. 16|
|The Growth of Public Health||p. 24|
|War and Changes in Medicine||p. 30|
|Women and Medicine||p. 34|
|The Brain, the Mind, and Medicine||p. 38|
|The Medical Revolution||p. 40|
|Find Out More||p. 46|
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