Synopsis of Prescriptions of the Golden Chamber with 300 Cases: Classic of …



New World Press. Bei Jing. 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. 160*230mm. Language: English Size:160*230mm/561pages. The number of cases selected from thousands of the most representative ones by noted practitioners both in modern and ancient times was limited to 300. These selected cases are of great help to readers in understanding this ancient classic. a book still highly valued by all those who use its knowledge to relieve the pains of the general populace.

Florence Nightingale: The Woman and Her Legend



Paperback. Pub Date: 2009 Pages: 696 Publisher: Penguin whether Honoured and admired or criticized and ridiculed. Florence Nightingale has invariably been misrepresented and Misunderstood As the Lady with the Lamp of the ministering to The Wounded and dying of the Crimean War . she offers an enduring image of sentimental appeal and one that is permanently lodged in our national consciousness. But the awesome scale of her achievements over the course of her 90 years is infinitely more…

Rabid: A Cultural History of the World’s Most Diabolical Virus



A maddened creature, frothing at the mouth, lunges at an innocent victim—and, with a bite, transforms its prey into another raving monster. It’s a scenario that underlies our darkest tales of supernatural horror, but its power derives from a very real virus, a deadly scourge known to mankind from our earliest days. In this fascinating exploration, journalist Bill Wasik and veterinarian Monica Murphy chart four thousand years in the history, science, and cultural mythology of rabies.

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Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist



Paperback. Pub Date :2014-03-15 Language: English Publisher:. Thames & Hudson Leonardo da Vinci was a pioneer in the study of the human body Intent on exploring and explaining every aspect of anatomy and physiology. he performed over thirty dissections of human cadavers and many more of animals. He is also among the greatest draftsmen ever to have lived. and his studies of skeletons. musculature. and other visible structures remain to this day largely unsurpassed in their lucidity.In…