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The Cambridge world history of human disease

Author: Kenneth F Kiple
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
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Combines recent medical discoveries with historical and geographical scholarship to provide a comprehensive history of human disease. Explores the patterns of disease throughout the world as well as the variety of approaches that different medical traditions have used to fight it. Traces the concept of disease as medicine developed from an art to a science, then addresses the history of disease in each major world  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cambridge world history of human disease.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993
(DLC) 92004173
(OCoLC)25315863
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth F Kiple
ISBN: 9780511468698 0511468695 9781139053518 1139053515 9781139053518
OCLC Number: 265382045
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 1176 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Medicine and Disease: An Overview --
History of Western Medicine from Hippocrates to Germ Theory / Guenter Risse --
History of Chinese Medicine / Paul U. Unschuld --
Islamic and Indian Medicine / Nancy E. Gallagher --
Disease, Human Migration, and History / David Stannard --
Changing Concepts of Health and Disease --
Concepts of Disease in the West / Robert P. Hudson --
Concepts of Disease in East Asia / Shigehisa Kuriyama --
Concepts of Mental Illness in the West / Jack D. Pressman --
Sexual Deviance as a Disease / Vern L. Bullough --
Concepts of Heart-Related Diseases / Joel D. Howell --
Concepts of Cancer / Thomas G. Benedek and Kenneth F. Kiple --
Medical Specialties and Disease Prevention --
Genetic Disease / Eric J. Devor --
Immunology / Pauline M.H. Mazumdar --
Nutritional Chemistry / Kenneth J. Carpenter --
Diseases of Infancy and Early Childhood / Elizabeth Lomax --
Famine and Disease / Robert Dirks --
A History of Chiropractic / Steven C. Martin --
Concepts of Addiction: The U.S. Experience / David F. Musto --
Tobaccosis / R.T. Ravenholt --
Occupational Diseases / Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner --
History of Public Health and Sanitation in the West before 1700 / Ann G. Carmichael --
History of Public Health and Sanitation in the West since 1700 / John Duffy --
Measuring Health --
Early Mortality Data: Sources and Difficulties of Interpretation / F. Landis MacKellar --
Maternal Mortality: Definition and Secular Trends in England and Wales, 1850-1970 / Irvine Loudon --
Infant Mortality / Edward G. Stockwell --
Measuring Morbidity and Mortality / James C. Riley --
Stature and Health / John Komlos --
The History of Human Disease in the World Outside Asia --
Diseases in the Pre-Roman World / Donald J. Ortner and Gretchen Theobald --
Diseases of Western Antiquity / Jerry Stannard --
Diseases of the Middle Ages / Ynez Violé O'Neil --
Diseases of the Renaissance and Early Modern Europe / Ann G. Carmichael. Diseases and the European Mortality Decline, 1700-1900 / Stephen J. Kunitz --
Diseases of Sub-Saharan Africa to 1860 / Kenneth F. Kiple --
Diseases of Sub-Saharan Africa since 1860 / Maryinez Lyons --
Diseases of the Pre-Columbian Americas / Jane E. Buikstra --
Diseases of the Americas, 1492-1700 / Ann Ramenofksy --
Diseases and Mortality in the Americas since 1700 / Stephen J. Kunitz --
Diseases of the Islamic World / Michael W. Dols --
The History of Human Disease in Asia --
Diseases of Antiquity in China / Lu Gwei-Djen and Joseph Needham --
Diseases of the Premodern Period in China / Angela Ki Che Leung --
Diseases of the Modern Period in China / Thomas L. Hall and Victor W. Sidel --
Diseases of Antiquity in Japan / Shōji Tatsukawa --
Diseases of the Premodern Period in Japan / W. Wayne Farris --
Diseases of the Early Modern Period in Japan / Ann Bowman Jannetta --
Diseases of Antiquity in Korea / Lois N. Magner --
Diseases of the Premodern Period in Korea / Lois N. Magner --
Diseases of the Modern Period in Korea / Lois N. Magner --
Diseases of Antiquity in South Asia / Ranes C. Chakravorty --
Diseases of the Premodern Period in South Asia / Mohammed Said --
Diseases of the Modern Period in South Asia / David Arnold --
Diseases of Antiquity and the Premodern Period in Southeast Asia / Scott Bamber --
Diseases and Disease Ecology of the Modern Period in Southeast Asia / Keith W. Taylor --
The Geography of Human Disease --
Disease Ecologies of Sub-Saharan Africa / K. David Patterson --
Disease Ecologies of the Middle East and North Africa / LaVerne Kuhnke --
Disease Ecologies of South Asia / Surinder M. Bhardwaj --
Disease Ecologies of East Asia / Ann Jannetta --
Disease Ecologies of Australia and Oceania / Leslie B. Marshall --
Disease Ecologies of the Caribbean / Kenneth K. Kiple --
Disease Ecologies of Europe / Stephen R. Ell --
Disease Ecologies of North America / Frank C. Innes --
Disease Ecologies of South America / Mary Karasch. Major Human Diseases Past and Present --
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) / Allan M. Brandt --
African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness) / Maryinez Lyons --
Ainhum / Donald B. Cooper --
Alzheimer's Disease / Joseph A. Kwentus --
Amebic Dysentery / K. David Patterson --
Anemia / Alfred Jay Bollet and Audrey K. Brown --
Anorexia Nervosa / Heather Munro Prescott --
Anthrax / Lise Wilkinson --
Apoplexy and Stroke / Jacques Poirier and Christian Derouesné --
Arboviruses / Wilbur G. Downs --
Arenaviruses / Wilbur G. Downs --
Arthritis (Rheumatoid) / Howard Duncan and James C.C. Leisen --
Ascariasis / K. David Patterson --
Bacillary Dysentery / K. David Patterson --
Beriberi / Melinda S. Meade --
Black Death / Katharine Park --
Black and Brown Lung Disease / Daniel M. Fox --
Bleeding Disorders / Oscar D. Ratnoff --
Botulism / William H. Barker --
Brucellosis / Lise Wilkinson --
Bubonic Plague / Ann G. Carmichael --
Carrión's Disease / Oscar Urteaga-Ballón --
Catarrh / Roger K. French --
Cestode Infections / K. David Patterson --
Chagas' Disease / Marvin J. Allison --
Chlorosis / Robert P. Hudson --
Cholera / Reinhard S. Speck --
Cirrhosis / Thomas S.N. Chen and Peter S.Y. Chen --
Clonorchiasis / K. David Patterson --
Croup / James D. Cherry --
Cystic Fibrosis / Thomas G. Benedek --
Cytomegalovirus Infection / R.H. Kampmeier --
Dengue / James McSherry --
Diabetes / Leslie Sue Lieberman --
Diarrheal Diseases (Acute) / Herbert L. DuPont --
Diphtheria / Ann G. Carmichael --
Down Syndrome / Christine E. Cronk --
Dracunculiasis / Donald R. Hopkins --
Dropsy / J. Worth Estes --
Dysentery / K. David Patterson --
Dyspepsia / James Whorton --
Ebola Virus Disease / Wilbur G. Downs --
Echinococcosis (Hydatidosis) / K. David Patterson --
Eclampsia / Sally McMillen --
Emphysema / Ronald J. Knudson --
Encephalitis Lethargica / R.T. Ravenholt --
Enterobiasis / K. David Patterson --
Epilepsy / Jerrold E. Levy. Ergotism / John S. Jr. Haller --
Erysipelas / Ann G. Carmichael --
Fascioliasis / K. David Patterson --
Fasciolopsiasis / K. David Patterson --
Favism / Peter J. Brown --
Filariasis / Todd L. Savitt --
Fungus Infections (Mycoses) / Geoffrey C. Ainsworth --
Fungus Poisoning / Geoffrey C. Ainsworth --
Gallstones (Cholelithiasis) / R. Ted Steinbock --
Gangrene / Diane Quintal and Robert Jackson --
Giardiasis / K. David Patterson --
Glomerulonephritis (Bright's Disease) / Donald M. Larson --
Goiter / Clark T. Sawin --
Gonorrhea / Richard B. Rothenberg --
Gout / Thomas G. Benedek --
Herpes Simplex / R.H. Kampmeier --
Herpesviruses / R.H. Kampmeier --
Histoplasmosis / Scott F. Davies --
Hookworm Disease / John Ettling --
Huntington's Disease (Chorea) / Eric J. Devor --
Hypertension / Thomas W. Wilson and Clarence E. Grim --
Infectious Hepatitis / Francis L. Black --
Infectious Mononucleosis / R.H. Kampmeier --
Inflammatory Bowel Disease / Joseph B. Kirsner --
Influenza / Alfred W. Crosby --
Japanese B Encephalitis / Edward H. Kass --
Lactose Intolerance and Malabsorption / Norman Kretchmer --
Lassa Fever / Wilbur G. Downs --
Lead Poisoning / Arthur C. Aufderheide --
Legionnaires' Disease / David W. Fraser --
Leishmaniasis / Marvin J. Allison --
Leprosy / Ann G. Carmichael --
Leptospirosis / Otto R. Gsell --
Leukemia / Gordon J. Piller --
Lupus Erythematosus / Thomas G. Benedek --
Lyme Borreliosis (Lyme Disease) / Robert D. Leff --
Malaria / Frederick L. Dunn --
Marburg Virus Disease / Wilbur G. Downs --
Mastoiditis / John L. Kemink, John K. Niparko and Steven A. Telian --
Measles / Robert J. Kim-Farley --
Meningitis / K. David Patterson --
Milk Sickness (Tremetol Poisoning) / Thomas E. Jr. Cone --
Multiple Sclerosis / W.I. McDonald --
Mumps / Robert J. Kim-Farley --
Muscular Dystrophy / Thomas G. Benedek --
Myasthenia Gravis / Bernard M. Patten --
Nematode Infections / K. David Patterson --
Onchocerciasis / K. David Patterson --
Ophthalmia (Conjunctivitis and Trachoma) / Mary C. Karasch --
Osteoarthritis / Charles W. Denko --
Osteoporosis / R. Ted Steinbock --
Paget's Disease of Bone / Roy D. Altman --
Paragonimiasis / K. David Patterson --
Parkinson's Disease / Bernard M. Patten --
Pellagra / Elizabeth W. Etheridge --
Periodontal Disease (Pyorrhea) / Jeffrey Levin. Pica / Brian T. Higgins --
Pinta / Don R. Brothwell --
Plague of Athens / Ann G. Carmichael --
Pneumocystis Pneumonia (Interstitial Plasma Cell Pneumonia, Pneumocystosis) / K. David Patterson --
Pneumonia / Jacalyn Duffin --
Poliomyelitis / H.V. Wyatt --
Protein-Energy Malnutrition / James L. Newman --
Protozoan Infections / K. David Patterson --
Puerperal Fever / K. Codell Carter --
Q Fever / S.R. Palmer --
Rabies / K. David Patterson --
Relapsing Fever / Anne Hardy --
Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease / Thomas G. Benedek --
Rickets and Osteomalacia / R. Ted Steinbock --
Rickettsial Diseases / Victoria A. Harden --
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and the Spotted Fever Group Diseases / Victoria A. Harden --
Rubella / Robert J. Kim-Farley --
St. Anthony's Fire / Ann G. Carmichael --
Scarlet Fever / Anne Hardy --
Schistosomiasis / John Farley --
Scrofula (Scrophula) / Roger K. French --
Scurvy / Roger K. French --
Sickle-Cell Anemia / Georges C. Benjamin --
Smallpox / Alfred W. Crosby --
Streptococcal Diseases / Peter C. English --
Strongyloidiasis / K. David Patterson --
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome / Todd L. Savitt --
Sudden Unexplained Death Syndrome (Asian) / Neal R. Holtan --
Sweating Sickness / Ann G. Carmichael --
Syphilis / Jon Arrizabalaga --
Syphilis, Nonvenereal / Kenneth F. Kiple --
Tapeworm / K. David Patterson --
Tay-Sachs Disease / Bradford Towne --
Tetanus / Robert J.T. Joy --
Tetanus, Neonatal / Sally McMillen --
Tetany / Kenneth F. Kiple --
Toxoplasmosis / K. David Patterson --
Trematode Infections / K. David Patterson --
Trench Fever / Victoria A. Harden --
The Treponematoses / Kenneth F. Kiple --
Trichinosis / Donald E. Gilbertson --
Trichuriasis / K. David Patterson --
Tuberculosis / William D. Johnston --
Tularemia / Patrick D. Horne --
Typhoid Fever / Charles W. LeBaron and David N. Taylor --
Typhomalarial Fever / Dale Smith --
Typhus, Epidemic / Victoria A. Harden --
Typhus, Murine / Victoria A. Harden --
Typhus, Scrub (Tsutsugamushi) / Victoria A. Harden --
Urolithiasis (Renal and Urinary Bladder Stone Disease) / R. Ted Steinbock --
Varicella Zoster / R.H. Kampmeier --
Whooping Cough / Anne Hardy --
Yaws / Don R. Brothwell --
Yellow Fever / Donald B. Cooper and Kenneth F. Kiple. Medicine and disease: an overview --
Changing concepts of health and disease --
Medical specialties and disease prevention --
Measuring health --
History of human disease in the world outside Asia --
History of human disease in Asia --
Geography of human disease --
Major human diseases of past and present.
Responsibility: editor, Kenneth F. Kiple ; executive editor, Rachael Rockwell Graham ; associate editors, David Frey [and others] ; assistant editors, Alicia Browne [and others].

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