by Tracy Shilcutt
Combat medics adapted and innovated, overcoming inadequacies in the US Army's medical system and significant shortcomings in their own training. They learned quickly to modify, evade or ignore standing operating procedures in order to save lives, ...
Science and Cultural Politics in Nineteenth-Century France
by Robert Fox
<P>There has been a tendency to view science in nineteenth-century France as the exclusive territory of the nation’s leading academic centers and the powerful Paris-based administrators who controlled them. Ministries and the great savants and ...
Epistolary Medicine in the Renaissance
by Nancy G. Siraisi
<P>During the Renaissance, collections of letters both satisfied humanist enthusiasm for ancient literary forms and provided the flexibility of a format appropriate to many types of inquiry. The printed collections of medical letters by Giovanni ...
Nature, God, and Human Understanding from the Middle Ages to Early Modern Europe
by Margaret J. Osler
<P>Change in human understanding of the natural world during the early modern period marks one of the most important episodes in intellectual history. This era is often referred to as the scientific revolution, but recent scholarship has ...
From the Middle Ages to the Present
by Philippe Ariès
The Story of Maundy Gregory
by Andrew Cook
<DIV>This book reveals the true story of Maundy Gregory, the man responsible for 'An Insult to the Crown'. It reveals the names of the individuals who purchased titles and influence from Lloyd George. Gregory's unearthed documents reveal the ...
Quest for a New Foreign Policy
by Özden Zeynep Oktav
This timely book is a much needed account of how pragmatism rather than ideology is the main determinant in Turkey's current foreign policy and should be read by all looking for a fresh and stimulating take on Turkey's response to globalization ...
Mental Absence and Criminal Responsibility in Victorian London
by Joel Peter Eigen
<P>A sleepwalking, homicidal nursemaid; a "morally vacant" juvenile poisoner; a man driven to arson by a "lesion of the will"; an articulate and poised man on trial for assault who, while conducting his own defense, undergoes a profound ...
Finnish Fortifications of the Winter War
by Bair Irincheev
In the wake of the civil war that followed Finland's independence from Russia in 1917, the new Russo-Finnish border was established across the Karelian Isthmus. An area long fought over by Russia, Finland and Sweden, and only 32km from the ...
by Jeremy Black
<DIV>Cecil Rhodes's characteristically nineteenth-century confidence rings rather hollow as England enters the twenty-first century in somewhat reduced circumstances. In his New History of England, leading historian Jeremy Black takes a cool and ...