Industrial Age Medicine by Rebecca Vickers

Industrial Age Medicine

Written by Rebecca Vickers
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Part of the Raintree Freestyle: Medicine Through the Ages Series


Industrial Age Medicine by Rebecca Vickers

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 chance? This book shows how a wide range of inventions, developments, and other factors created ideal circumstances for medicine to make huge advances in the Industrial Age.

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48 pages


Rebecca Vickers
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Raintree an imprint of Capstone Global Library Ltd

Publication date

10th September 2012



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