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Robert E. Adler. Medical Firsts: From Hippocrates to the Human Genome. John Wiley & Sons. 2004. 232pp.

Don Bates (editor). Knowledge and the Scholarly Medical Traditions. Cambridge University Press. 1995. 369pp.

Laurence Brockliss; Colin Jones. The Medical World of Early Modern France. Clarendon Press. 1997. 960pp.

Deborah Brunton. Medicine Transformed: Health, Disease And Society In Europe, 1800-1930. Manchester University Press. 2004. 440pp.

Robert Bud; Bernard Finn; Helmuth Trischler (editor). Manifesting Medicine. Taylor & Francis. 1999. 180pp.

Vern L. Bullough. The Development of Medicine as a Profession: The Contribution of the Medieval University to Modern Medicine. Hafner. 1966. 125pp.

William F. Bynum. Science and the Practice of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge University Press. 1994. 283pp.

Andrew Cunningham; Roger French (editor). The Medical Enlightenment of the Eighteenth Century. Cambridge University Press. 1990. 330pp.

Carolyn Thomas de la Peña. The Body Electric: How Strange Machines Built the Modern American. NYU Press. 2003. 329pp. History of medical contraptions prior to WWII.

Jacalyn Duffin. History of Medicine: A Scandalously Short Introduction. University of Toronto Press. 1999. 384pp.

Waltraud Ernst. Plural Medicine, Tradition and Modernity, 1800-2000: Orthodox and Heterodox Medicine in Western and Colonial Countries During Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Routledge. 2002. 253pp.

Roger French. Medicine Before Science: The Rational and Learned Doctor from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment. Cambridge University Press. 2003. 289pp.

Andras Gedeon. Science and Technology in Medicine: An Illustrated Account Based on Ninety-nine Landmark Publications from Five Centuries. Springer. 2006. 551pp.

David Gentilcore. Healers and Healing in Early Modern Italy. Manchester University Press. 1998. 240pp.

Edward S. Golub. The Limits of Medicine: How Science Shapes Our Hope for the Cure. University of Chicago Press. 1997. 272pp.

Howard Wilcox Haggard. The Lame, the Halt, and the Blind: The Vital Role of Medicine in the History of Civilization. Harper & Brothers. 1932. 418pp.

William S. Haubrich. Medical Meanings: A Glossary of Word Origins. ACP Press. 2003. 267pp.

Frank Huisman; John Harley Warner (editor). Locating Medical History: The Stories and Their Meanings. JHU Press. 2004. 507pp.

Greta Jones; Elizabeth Malcolm (editor). Medicine, Disease and the State in Ireland, 1650-1940. Cork University Press. 1999. 320pp.

Ann La Berge; Mordechai Feingold (editor). French Medical Culture in the Nineteenth Century. Rodopi. 1994. 384pp.

Joan Lane. A Social History of Medicine: Health, Healing and Disease in England, 1750-1950. Routledge. 2001. 233pp.

Eugene P. Link. The Social Ideas of American Physicians (1776-1976): Studies of the Humanitarian Tradition in Medicine. Susquehanna University Press. 1992. 317pp.

Ralph Hermon Major. A History of Medicine. Charles C. Thomas. 1954. (2 vols.) 1155pp.

Félix Martí-Ibáñez. A Prelude to Medical History. MD Publications. 1961. 253pp.

Roberta McGrath. Seeing Her Sex: Medical Archives and the Female Body. Manchester University Press. 2002. 208pp.

Michael R. McVaugh. Medicine Before the Plague: Practitioners and Their Patients in the Crown of Aragon, 1285-1345. Cambridge University Press. 2002. 297pp.

Fred A. Mettler (editor). History of Medicine: A Correlative Text, Arranged According to Subjects. Blakiston. 1947. 1215pp.

Michael J. O'Dowd. The History of Medications for Women: Materia Medica Woman. Informa Health Care. 2001. 455pp.

Harry W. Paul. Bacchic Medicine: Wine and Alcohol Therapies from Napoleon to the French Paradox. Rodopi. 2001. 341pp.

Julyan G. Peard. Race, Place, and Medicine: The Idea of the Tropics in Nineteenth-Century Brazil. Duke University Press. 1999. 315pp. Tropical medicine as a distinct discipline.

Roy Porter. The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity. W. W. Norton & Company. 1999. 831pp.

Guenter B. Risse. New Medical Challenges During the Scottish Enlightenment. Rodopi. 2005. 386pp.

John Galbraith Simmons. Doctors and Discoveries: Lives that Created Today's Medicine. Houghton Mifflin Reference. 2002. 459pp.

Nancy G. Siraisi. Medicine and the Italian Universities, 1250-1600. E. J. Brill. 2001. 389pp. Essays.

Paul Strathern. A Brief History of Medicine: From Hippocrates to Gene Therapy. Carroll & Graf. 2005. 280pp.

Andrew Wear; Roger K. French; Iain M. Lonie (editor). The Medical Renaissance of the Sixteenth Century. Cambridge University Press. 1985. 349pp.

Charles Webster (editor). Health, Medicine, and Mortality in the Sixteenth Century. Cambridge University Press. 1979. 394pp.

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