Doctor Mom Chung of the Fair-Haired Bastards: The Life of a by Judy Tzu-Chun Wu

By Judy Tzu-Chun Wu

During international struggle II, mother Chung's used to be the place to be in San Francisco. infantrymen, motion picture stars, and politicians collected at her domestic to socialise, to teach their commitment to the Allied reason, and to precise their affection for Dr. Margaret Chung (1889-1959). the 1st identified American-born chinese language lady health care professional, Chung confirmed one of many first Western clinical clinics in San Francisco's Chinatown within the Twenties. She additionally turned a favourite star and behind-the-scenes political dealer in the course of international struggle II. Chung won nationwide repute while she all started "adopting" millions of infantrymen, sailors, and flyboys, together with Ronald Reagan, Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, and Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr. A pioneer in either expert and political nation-states, Chung experimented in her own lifestyles to boot. She followed masculine costume and had romantic relationships with different girls, corresponding to author Elsa Gidlow and entertainer Sophie Tucker.

This is the 1st biography to discover Margaret Chung's outstanding and intricate existence. It brings alive the bohemian and queer social milieus of Hollywood and San Francisco in addition to the wartime star group Chung cultivated. Her lifestyles presents an extraordinary glimpse into the chances of traversing racial, gender, and sexual limitations of yankee society from the overdue Victorian period in the course of the early chilly conflict period.

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Psychological Trauma and the Legacies of the First World War by Jason Crouthamel, Peter Leese

By Jason Crouthamel, Peter Leese

This transnational, interdisciplinary examine of anxious neurosis strikes past the prevailing histories of scientific concept, welfare, and symptomatology. The essays discover the private traumas of infantrymen and civilians within the wake of the 1st international conflict; in addition they speak about how reminiscence and representations of trauma are transmitted among sufferers, medical professionals and households throughout generations. The e-book argues that to this point the hectic results of the battle were considerably underestimated. Trauma was once formed via gender, politics, and character. To discover the various different types of trauma neglected by way of scientific and political experts, this quantity attracts on varied assets, corresponding to kinfolk data and narratives by means of little ones of traumatized males, files from movie and images, memoirs by means of infantrymen and civilians. This cutting edge examine demanding situations us to think again our method of the advanced mental results of the 1st global War.

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Every Teenager's Little Black Book: Special Gift Edition by Blaine Bartel

By Blaine Bartel

With greater than 200,000 offered, the little black books at the moment are to be had in a present assortment nice for birthdays, commencement, and again to varsity! teenagers and adults alike love the quick, easy lists and bullet issues packed with humor and hard-hitting truths. those speedy and robust books are ideal for kids on-the-go and feature sound, scriptural recommendation that might support them achieve existence. 4 of the bestselling little black books are mixed during this exact present edition:

little black ebook on cool

little black ebook on intercourse and dating

little black e-book on achieving your dreams

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The Politics of Bioethics by Alan Petersen

By Alan Petersen

Recent quick advances within the biosciences have ended in massive debate in regards to the social, moral, and criminal implications of analysis and its purposes. The mapping of the human genome, advances in cloning innovations, the harvesting of embryonic stem cells for examine, expanding use of genetic trying out in healthcare, and the advance of large-scale genetic databases haven't merely generated excessive expectancies approximately new diagnostics and coverings but in addition huge common worry approximately their effects. This publication deals a serious appraisal of bioethics and its implications because it relates to the fields of healthiness and medication and public healthiness, with a selected emphasis on contemporary technological ideas as they supply a noteworthy exemplar of the facility of bioethics in shaping rules, practices and notions of societal merits. while different books have tended to check moral dilemmas and demanding situations of utilising moral ideas, frequently when it comes to a constrained array of concerns, this ebook investigates the socio-political implications of bioethics discourse and practices when it comes to quite a number arguable (or almost certainly arguable) developments. Providing a benchmark for destiny debate and scholarly paintings, this quantity may be of curiosity to policymakers, clinicians, students, and others who're trying to find new methods of creating feel and comparing fresh advancements within the box of bioethics.

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Cholera: A Worldwide History by S.L. Kotar

By S.L. Kotar

In seven significant cholera pandemics starting in 1817, the "King of Terrors" has claimed thousands of lives. The lethal results of the so-called "disease of grime" spared nobody, irrespective of their station in life--and this day cholera is extra primary than at any time all through background.

This booklet lines the background of the sickness and the event of these who suffered its ravages, utilizing their very own phrases from enormous quantities of newspapers and letters at any time when attainable. In so doing, the speculations, missteps, sidetracks and winning fears are emphasised. The authors describe the agonizingly sluggish march of growth towards studying the explanations and the remedy of signs. alongside the best way, the heroes of previous and current are brought: women and men who fought for his or her beliefs--at instances opposed to vitriolic and strong competitors, together with the scientific gurus in their day.

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The Art of Medicine in Early China: The Ancient and Medieval by Miranda Brown

By Miranda Brown

During this ebook, Miranda Brown investigates the myths that acupuncturists and herbalists have advised concerning the beginning of the therapeutic arts. relocating from the Han (206 BC-AD 220) and track (960-1279) dynasties to the 20th century, Brown lines the wealthy background of chinese language clinical historiography and the slow emergence of the archive of clinical culture. She exposes the historic conditions that formed the present photo of clinical progenitors: the traditional bibliographers, medieval editors, and smooth reformers and defenders of chinese language medication who contributed to the modern form of the archive. Brown demonstrates how historic and medieval methods of realizing live to tell the tale in renowned narratives of clinical historical past, either in sleek Asia and within the West. She additionally unearths the fantastic and sometimes unacknowledged debt that modern students owe to their pre-modern forbearers for the types, frameworks, and analytic instruments with which to check the far away previous.

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Integrated Mathematics by Dressler I., Keenan E.P., Gantert A.X., Occhiogrosso M.

By Dressler I., Keenan E.P., Gantert A.X., Occhiogrosso M.

Built-in arithmetic: path I, moment variation, is an intensive revision of the textbook that has been a pacesetter in providing highschool arithmetic in a latest, built-in demeanour. over the past decade, this built-in procedure has gone through additional alterations and refinements. Amscos moment version displays those advancements. built-in arithmetic is the time period utilized in the U.S. to explain the fashion of arithmetic schooling which integrates many subject matters or strands of arithmetic all through every year of secondary tuition. every one math direction in secondary tuition covers subject matters in algebra, geometry, trigonometry and research. approximately all international locations during the global, other than the us, stick with this sort of curriculum. within the usa, subject matters are typically built-in all through common college as much as the 8th grade. starting with highschool point classes, subject matters tend to be separated in order that 365 days a scholar focuses fullyyt on algebra, the subsequent yr fullyyt on geometry, after which one other 12 months of algebra and later an non-compulsory 5th yr of study (calculus). the single exception within the American highschool curriculum stands out as the fourth 12 months of math, regularly often called precalculus, which typically integrates algebra, research, trigonometry, and geometry issues. facts should be built-in into all of the classes or awarded as a separate direction. manhattan nation has used built-in curricula because the Nineteen Seventies and this has been formalized in commencement requisites. another localities within the usa have additionally attempted such built-in curricula. Georgia lately followed any such curriculum, modeling their software after the japanese curriculum. lower than the hot universal center criteria set to be followed through such a lot states in 2012, the single distinction among a conventional American series and an built-in series is the order during which the themes are taught. Supporters of utilizing built-in curricula within the usa think that scholars should be capable of see the connections among algebra and geometry larger in an built-in curriculum, however the universal center criteria permit both kind of curriculum.

Integrated arithmetic: direction II, moment version, is an intensive revision of the textbook that has been a pacesetter in providing highschool arithmetic in a modern, built-in demeanour. during the last decade, this built-in method has passed through additional adjustments and refinements. Amscos moment variation displays those advancements. built-in arithmetic is the time period utilized in the us to explain the fashion of arithmetic schooling which integrates many themes or strands of arithmetic all through every year of secondary institution. each one math path in secondary university covers issues in algebra, geometry, trigonometry and research. approximately all international locations in the course of the international, other than the U.S., stick with this kind of curriculum. within the usa, themes are typically built-in all through easy tuition as much as the 8th grade. starting with highschool point classes, issues tend to be separated in order that 12 months a pupil focuses solely on algebra, the following yr completely on geometry, after which one other 12 months of algebra and later an non-compulsory 5th 12 months of study (calculus). the single exception within the American highschool curriculum will be the fourth 12 months of math, commonly known as precalculus, which typically integrates algebra, research, trigonometry, and geometry issues. records could be built-in into the entire classes or provided as a separate path. ny kingdom has used built-in curricula because the Seventies and this has been formalized in commencement standards. another localities within the usa have additionally attempted such built-in curricula. Georgia lately followed this type of curriculum, modeling their application after the japanese curriculum. less than the hot universal middle criteria set to be followed through so much states in 2012, the single distinction among a conventional American series and an built-in series is the order during which the subjects are taught. Supporters of utilizing built-in curricula within the usa think that scholars might be capable of see the connections among algebra and geometry larger in an built-in curriculum, however the universal middle criteria let both kind of curriculum.

Integrated arithmetic: path III, moment version, is a radical revision of the textbook that has been a pacesetter in offering highschool arithmetic in a modern, built-in demeanour. during the last decade, this built-in strategy has passed through additional adjustments and refinements. Amscos moment variation displays those advancements. built-in arithmetic is the time period utilized in the USA to explain the fashion of arithmetic schooling which integrates many subject matters or strands of arithmetic all through every year of secondary tuition. each one math path in secondary college covers issues in algebra, geometry, trigonometry and research. approximately all nations during the global, other than the USA, stick with this sort of curriculum. within the usa, issues are typically built-in all through straight forward tuition as much as the 8th grade. starting with highschool point classes, issues tend to be separated in order that three hundred and sixty five days a scholar focuses totally on algebra, the following yr solely on geometry, after which one other 12 months of algebra and later an non-compulsory 5th yr of research (calculus). the single exception within the American highschool curriculum often is the fourth 12 months of math, often often called precalculus, which typically integrates algebra, research, trigonometry, and geometry issues. statistics could be built-in into the entire classes or awarded as a separate path. manhattan nation has used built-in curricula because the Nineteen Seventies and this has been formalized in commencement standards. another localities within the usa have additionally attempted such built-in curricula. Georgia lately followed the sort of curriculum, modeling their software after the japanese curriculum. below the recent universal center criteria set to be followed by way of so much states in 2012, the one distinction among a conventional American series and an built-in series is the order during which the subjects are taught. Supporters of utilizing built-in curricula within the usa think that scholars could be capable of see the connections among algebra and geometry higher in an built-in curriculum, however the universal center criteria let both form of curriculum.

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A Cheap, Safe and Natural Medicine. Religion, Medicine and by Deborah Madden

By Deborah Madden

John Wesley's Primitive Physic (1747) accomplished twenty-three variants in his lifetime, making sure its well known and debatable prestige in eighteenth-century drugs. this can be the 1st full-length learn to ascertain the theological, highbrow and cultural history to 1 of the period's such a lot winning clinical texts. by means of exploring Wesley's paintings within the context of his theology, 'A reasonable, secure and average drugs' extends the on-going reconfiguration of the connection among faith and medication. Wesley was once on a theological challenge to get well the primitive purity of the 1st Christians. but the treatments contained inside of Primitive Physic recommend a realistic philosopher, whose crisis for religious healthiness didn't hinder him from supplying useful information to people who wanted it. The evolution of Wesley's pondering additionally demonstrates the various struggles he confronted as chief of the Methodist flow, corresponding to the way in which he dealt with modern feedback of Primitive Physic whilst non secular 'enthusiasm' was once usually conflated with scientific 'quackery'. 'A reasonable, secure and normal drugs' may be of curiosity not just to clinical and literary historians, yet to an individual who's drawn to the best way faith affects drugs. Contents** Preface** Acknowledgements** half I: The clinical Holism of Primitive Physic** 1 advent: Primitive Physic Explain'd in a simple and average Method** 2 John Wesley's Hermeneutics of Primitive Christianity and useful Piety** three event and the typical curiosity of Mankind: Physic, an paintings or technology in Eighteenth-Century England?** four maintaining future health, or a number of simple and straightforward Rules** half II: Primitive Physic: 'A choice of Receipts'** five Primitive Physic: reasonable, secure and common drugs for well-being and lengthy Life** 6 end: the hunt for Pristine Purity** Bibliography** Index**

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Nobel Prizes That Changed Medicine by Gilbert Thompson

By Gilbert Thompson

Tony Seed, Gilbert Thompson, Jackie Downs and John MacDermot on the book's release in London

This e-book brings jointly in a single quantity fifteen Nobel Prize-winning discoveries that experience had the best impression upon scientific technological know-how and the perform of medication throughout the twentieth century and as much as the current time. Its total goal is to enlighten, entertain and stimulate. this is often specially so when you are interested in or considering a occupation in scientific examine.

somebody attracted to the details of a particular award or Laureate can receive unique info at the subject by way of having access to the Nobel Foundation's site. against this, this e-book goals to supply a much less formal and extra own view of the technology and scientists concerned, by way of having fashionable teachers write a bankruptcy each one a few Nobel Prize-winning discovery of their personal parts of curiosity and services.

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