Spitting Blood: The history of tuberculosis

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Helen Bynum has written a book not only full of diverting asides but also of urgent importance. ( Richard Horton, Guardian)

[A] well-researched and immensely readable history. ( BBC History Magazine)

A very comprehensively researched exposition on tuberculosis...beautifully written...[and] thoroughly accessible to a wide readership. ( INature Medicine)

Excellent survey. ( Times Higher Education Supplement)

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Helen Bynum has written a book not only full of diverting asides but also of urgent importance. ( Richard Horton, Guardian)

Highly recommended. ( M.L. Charleroy, CHOICE)

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Descripción Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Tuberculosis is characterized as a social disease and few have been more inextricably linked with human history. There is evidence from the archaeological record that Mycobacterium tuberculosis and its human hosts have been together for a very long time. The very mention of tuberculosis brings to mind romantic images of great literary figures pouring out their souls in creative works as their bodies were being decimated by consumption. It is a disease that at various times has had a certain glamour associated with it. From the medieval period to the modern day, Helen Bynum explores the history and development of tuberculosis throughout the world, touching on the various discoveries that have emerged about the disease over time, and focussing on the experimental approaches of Jean-Antoine Villemin (1827-92) and Robert Koch (1842-1910). Bynum also examines the place tuberculosis holds in the popular imagination and its role in various forms of the dramatic arts. The story of tuberculosis since the 1950s is complex, and Bynum describes the picture emerging from the World Health Organization of the difficulties that attended the management of the disease in the developing world. In the meantime, tuberculosis has emerged again in the West, both among the urban underclass and in association with a new infection - HIV. The disease has returned with a vengeance - in drug-resistant form. The story of tuberculosis is far from over. Nº de ref. de la librería AOP9780198727514

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Descripción Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Tuberculosis is characterized as a social disease and few have been more inextricably linked with human history. There is evidence from the archaeological record that Mycobacterium tuberculosis and its human hosts have been together for a very long time. The very mention of tuberculosis brings to mind romantic images of great literary figures pouring out their souls in creative works as their bodies were being decimated by consumption. It is a disease that at various times has had a certain glamour associated with it. From the medieval period to the modern day, Helen Bynum explores the history and development of tuberculosis throughout the world, touching on the various discoveries that have emerged about the disease over time, and focussing on the experimental approaches of Jean-Antoine Villemin (1827-92) and Robert Koch (1842-1910). Bynum also examines the place tuberculosis holds in the popular imagination and its role in various forms of the dramatic arts. The story of tuberculosis since the 1950s is complex, and Bynum describes the picture emerging from the World Health Organization of the difficulties that attended the management of the disease in the developing world. In the meantime, tuberculosis has emerged again in the West, both among the urban underclass and in association with a new infection - HIV. The disease has returned with a vengeance - in drug-resistant form. The story of tuberculosis is far from over. Nº de ref. de la librería AOP9780198727514

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Descripción Oxford University Press. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis, Helen Bynum, Tuberculosis is characterized as a social disease and few have been more inextricably linked with human history. There is evidence from the archaeological record that Mycobacterium tuberculosis and its human hosts have been together for a very long time. The very mention of tuberculosis brings to mind romantic images of great literary figures pouring out their souls in creative works as their bodies were being decimated by consumption. It is a disease that at various times has had a certain glamour associated with it. From the medieval period to the modern day, Helen Bynum explores the history and development of tuberculosis throughout the world, touching on the various discoveries that have emerged about the disease over time, and focussing on the experimental approaches of Jean-Antoine Villemin (1827-92) and Robert Koch (1842-1910). Bynum also examines the place tuberculosis holds in the popular imagination and its role in various forms of the dramatic arts. The story of tuberculosis since the 1950s is complex, and Bynum describes the picture emerging from the World Health Organization of the difficulties that attended the management of the disease in the developing world. In the meantime, tuberculosis has emerged again in the West, both among the urban underclass and in association with a new infection - HIV. The disease has returned with a vengeance - in drug-resistant form. The story of tuberculosis is far from over. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780198727514

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Descripción Oxford University Press, 2015. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The story of tuberculosis is a rich and fascinating one. It is a complex and ancient disease that, after many years of virtual disappearance in the developed world, is now making something of a comeback. Helen Bynum tracks the historical development of the disease, and considers the challenges it presents to the modern world. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0198727518

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Descripción 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 129mm x 196mm x 28mm. Paperback. Tuberculosis is characterized as a social disease and few have been more inextricably linked with human history. There is evidence from the archaeological record that Mycobacterium tubercu.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 352 pages. 0.262. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780198727514

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Descripción Oxford University Press, 2015. Estado de conservación: New. The story of tuberculosis is a rich and fascinating one. It is a complex and ancient disease that, after many years of virtual disappearance in the developed world, is now making something of a comeback. Helen Bynum tracks the historical development of the disease, and considers the challenges it presents to the modern world. Num Pages: 352 pages, 12 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBX; PDZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 18. Weight in Grams: 260. . 2015. 1st Edition. Paperback. . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780198727514

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Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Not Signed; Tuberculosis is characterized as a social disease and few have been more inextricably linked with human history. There is evidence from the archaeological record that Mycobacterium tuberculosis and its human hosts have been together for a very long time. The very mention of tuberculosis brings to mi. book. Nº de ref. de la librería ria9780198727514_rkm

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