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( Download Book ) ⚖ Source Book of Medical History ♵ Dr Clendening, who was Professor of the History of Medicine at the University of Kansas, brings together in this work the most significant medical writings of , years One hundred twenty four papers byauthors are presented in chronological order, each with an introduction and short biography of its author They cover almost every area of medical thought and practice pathology, asepsis, preventive medicine, bacteriology, physiology, etc from the Egyptian Kahun Papyrus ofBC to W C Roentgen s discovery of X rays Dr Clendening has carefully selected the important sections of each paper, to save you reading time Several of these works were specially translated for this collection This book will give anybody interested in medicine a view of his profession unequalled for its immediacy He will witness the dramatic growth of knowledge and skills, with each advance announced by its originator, each great concept presented in its original form The breadth of these writings alone makes this book unique An additional feature is the inclusion of selections from non medical literature, showing lay views of medicine at different ages Here are accounts of Greek medicine by Aristophanes, Plato, and Thucydides of Arabian medicine from the Arabian Nights glimpses of contemporary medical life by Chaucer, Moli re, Dickens, Thackeray, and others A notable service useful to teacher and student alike American Historical Review Every item is worthy of inclusion American Journal of Public Health