Vintage Papers From The Lancet

ISBN 13: 9780080446837

Vintage Papers From The Lancet

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Vintage Papers from The Lancet provides a fascinating and unique collection of articles taken from 1823 until the present day. Carefully selected to ensure the articles represent the full spectrum of interest of The Lancet, this unique collection will fascinate and entertain readers of all backgrounds and disciplines. Each historical article has been peer reviewed and follows a template to enable ready access to the information. Designed as a ‘dip in' book, this multi-authored truly global publication will handsomely complement the library collection of anyone with an interest in medical history.

  • Offers a valuable anthology of peer reviewed historical articles collected worldwide over many years
  • Affords access to extremely rare, often ground breaking reports traditionally ‘buried' in historical archives
  • Contains almost 200 years coverage of key papers from The Lancet, in facsimile format
  • Collated by an editor of international renown who has worked with The Lancet for many years, thereby ensuring that the collection is as representative and balanced as possible
  • Published in two-colour throughout
  • Suitable for medical and general readers
  • Covers every medical discipline and era since 1823
  • Introduction explains the importance of The Lancet in history and now. Each era has additional introductory commentary for the general reader to appreciate the importance of each paper chosen for inclusion

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A fascinating and unique collection of articles taken from 1823 until the present day

About the Author:

Dr Ruth Richardson is an interdisciplinary historian and broadcaster who has published widely on the history of medicine, architecture, public health and periodical publication. She has given lectures for academic and medical audiences across Europe and North America. Her history of the corpses in UK dissection rooms, Death, Dissection and the Destitute (Chicago University Press, 2000) is now a standard work and teaching text in medical history courses in the UK and USA. Her massive Builder Illustrations Index (co-authored with Robert Thorne) was awarded the Wheatley Gold Medal. She has co-edited two volumes on medical humanities for the Royal College of Physicians of London, and is also the author of a new historical introduction to the latest edition of Gray's Anatomy (Elsevier, 2005). Dr Richardson is a Scholar in the History of Science at the University of Cambridge, and Senior Research Fellow in History at the University of Hertfordshire at Hatfield. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and Examiner in the history of medicine at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, London. Dr Richardson has been a regular reader of The Lancet since 1975 and a contributor to the journal since 1995. Most recently she co-authored a paper with Professor Brian Hurwitz, for a recent Christmas issue, on The Penny Lancet.

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Published by Elsevier (2006)
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