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The Cambridge world history of human disease

Author: Kenneth F Kiple
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cambridge histories online
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume traces the history of disease and addresses every significant human malady.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth F Kiple
ISBN: 9780511468698 0511468695
OCLC Number: 457146059
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed on 28 July, 2009).
Description: xxiv, 1176 pages : digital, PDF file.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Contents: Medicine and Disease: An Overview --
History of Western Medicine from Hippocrates to Germ Theory / Guenter B. Risse --
History of Chinese Medicine / Paul U. Unschuld --
Islamic and Indian Medicine / Nancy E. Gallagher --
Disease, Human Migration, and History / David E. 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 D. 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 Bowman Jannetta --
Disease Ecologies of Australia and Oceania / Leslie B. Marshall --
Disease Ecologies of the Caribbean / Kenneth F. Kiple --
Disease Ecologies of Europe / Stephen R. Ell --
Disease Ecologies of North America / Frank C. Innes --
Disease Ecologies of South America / Mary C. 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. Haller, Jr. --
Erysipelas / Ann G. Carmichael --
Fascioliasis / K. David Patterson --
Fasciolopsiasis / K. David Patterson --
Favism / Peter 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. Cone, Jr. --
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.
Series Title: Cambridge histories online
Other Titles: World history of human disease
Responsibility: editor, Kenneth F. Kiple.

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