Download Ireland and Medicine in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth by James Kelly, Fiona Clark PDF

By James Kelly, Fiona Clark

The tale of early glossy medication, with its extremes of clinical brilliance and barbaric perform, has lengthy held a fascination for students. the good discoveries of Harvey and Jenner sit down incongruously with the endurance of Galenic idea, superstition and blood-letting. but regardless of persevered learn into the interval as an entire, such a lot paintings has focussed at the metropolitan centres of britain, Scotland and France, ignoring the massive variety of nationwide and neighborhood perform. This assortment goals to move a way to rectifying this example, delivering an exploration of the adjustments and advancements in drugs as practised in eire and via Irish physicians learning and dealing in a foreign country in the course of the 17th and eighteenth centuries. Bringing jointly learn undertaken into the missed sector of Irish scientific and social heritage throughout various disciplines, together with historical past of drugs, Colonial Latin American background, Irish, and French background, it builds upon ground-breaking paintings lately released through numerous of the members, thereby augmenting our figuring out of the position of medication inside of early sleek Irish society and its broader medical and highbrow networks. through addressing basic concerns that stretch past the scientific associations, the gathering expands our figuring out of Irish drugs and throws new gentle on clinical practices and the wider cultural and social problems with early smooth eire, Europe, and Latin the US. Taking numerous methods and assets, starting from using eplistolary trade to the learn of clinical receipt books, legislative perform to trust in miracles, neighborhood professionalization to foreign networks, each one essay deals a desirable perception right into a nonetheless mostly ignored quarter. moreover, the gathering argues for the significance of widening present learn to think about the significance and effect of early Irish scientific traditions, networks, and practices, and their interplay with comparable concerns, resembling politics, gender, fiscal call for, and non secular trust.

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Download Shattered Silk by Barbara Michaels PDF

By Barbara Michaels

Karen Nevitt has introduced new existence to outdated, deserted issues. Her classic garments assortment, nestled away in Washington, D.C.'s picturesque Georgetown, positive aspects beautiful fashion designer originals from many years earlier. yet there's something lethal sewn into the lace and gentle materials she has—clues to a forgotten secret that's pulling Karen right into a darkish and terrifying position. A mystery as soon as locked away in previous trunks and dusty attics is crying out for justice, and simply she will be able to make issues correct. yet a killer nonetheless lurking within the shadows has made up our minds that the reality needs to stay hidden . . . and Karen Nevitt needs to die.

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Download Ultrafiltration for Bioprocessing by H Lutz PDF

By H Lutz

Ultrafiltration for Bioprocessing is vital studying for all these occupied with the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical components. Written via a number one employee within the region, it comprises many functional functions and case reports within the key technique of ultrafiltration (UF), that is utilized in virtually each bioprocess.

  • Focuses on ultrafiltration for biopharmaceuticals—other books examine common ultrafiltration or normal biopharmaceuticals
  • A mixture of idea and sensible applications—other books are usually extra theory-oriented
  • Addresses the most concerns encountered in improvement and scale-up via concepts and case studies

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Download Dark Tort by Diane Mott Davidson PDF

By Diane Mott Davidson

The recent York occasions bestselling writer chefs up a knockout deal with that includes the irrepressible caterer Goldy Schulz "I tripped over the physique of Dusty Routt at part earlier ten at the evening of October 19. . . ." Goldy Schulz has a profitable new gig, getting ready breakfasts and conference-room snacks for a neighborhood legislation company. it truly is time-consuming, yet Goldy is having fun with it -- till the evening she arrives to discover Dusty, the firm's paralegal, lifeless. The negative younger girl additionally occurred to be Goldy's buddy and neighbor, and now Dusty's grieving mom begs Goldy to determine who murdered her daughter. simply because the police are at the case does not imply Goldy cannot perform a little snooping herself. whereas catering a celebration on the domestic of 1 of the firm's legal professionals, she manages to overhear an incriminating dialog and finally ends up studying a number of clues within the kitchen. ahead of lengthy, Goldy is knee-deep in suspects, considered one of whom is very harmful and extremely at risk of prepare dinner Goldy's goose.

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Download Ancient Medicine: Selected Papers of Ludwig Edelstein by Ludwig Edelstein PDF

By Ludwig Edelstein

A vintage examine of drugs in antiquity, old medication brings jointly a lot of Ludwig Edelstein's most crucial paintings on a subject matter that occupied him all through a exotic occupation. integrated is his well known translation of and remark at the Hippocratic Oath, in addition to his different writings at the oath which reveal how ordinary it really is of Greek scientific concept. The booklet additionally explores the effect of empiricism and skepticism on Greek and Roman medication, the perform of anatomy and dietetics in antiquity, and the relation of historical drugs to historical philosophy.

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Download Jane and the Prisoner of Wool House by Stephanie Barron PDF

By Stephanie Barron

In her 6th engrossing trip, Jane Austen employs her scrumptious wit and kin ties to the Royal military in a case of homicide at the excessive seas. someplace within the picturesque British port of Southampton, between a staff of colourful, eccentric, and fiercely person souls, a killer has come ashore. And in basic terms Jane can fathom the depths of his ruthless mind....

Jane and the Prisoner of Wool House

“I will assert that sailors are endowed with larger worthy than any set of fellows in England.”

So muses Jane Austen as she stands within the buffeting wind of Southampton’s quay beside her brother Frank on a uncooked February morning. Frank, a publish captain within the Royal army, is with no send to command, and his top prospect is the Stella Maris, a quick frigate captained through his outdated good friend Tom Seagrave.

“Lucky” Tom — so dubbed for his behavior of besting enemy ships — is almost immediately in shame, charged with violating the Articles of conflict. Tom’s first lieutenant, Eustace Chessyre, has accused Seagrave of homicide within the loss of life of a French captain after the quit of his send.

Though fortunate Tom denies the cost, his dagger was once present in the useless man’s chest. Now Seagrave faces court-martial and execution for a criminal offense he swears he didn't commit.

Frank, deeply grieved, is bound his good friend will hold. yet Jane purposes that both Seagrave or Chessyre is mendacity — and that she and Frank have an obligation to find the reality.

The look for the captain’s honor contains them into the afflicted center of Seagrave’s kinfolk, via many of the seaport’s worst sinkholes, and in the end to Wool apartment, the barred brick constitution that serves as gaol for French prisoners of battle.

Risking contagion or worse, Jane is of the same opinion to nurse the murdered French captain’s imprisoned workforce — and elicits a debonair surgeon’s account of the Stella Maris’s conflict that looks to transparent Tom Seagrave of all guilt.

When Eustace Chessyre is located murdered, the total affair takes at the visual appeal of an insidious plot opposed to Seagrave, who's charged with the crime. may well any of his naval colleagues want him useless? In an period of turbulent intrigue and contested amour, may possibly or not it's a case of cherchez l. a. femme ... or a veiled political foe at paintings? And what of the sealed orders below which Seagrave embarked that fateful evening within the Stella Maris? demise knocks back at Jane’s personal door earlier than the ultimate knots within the killer’s internet are thoroughly untangled.

Always mind-blowing, Jane and the Prisoner of Wool House is an clever and fascinating secret that introduces Jane and her readers to “the naval set” — and charts a real direction in the course of the beginner sleuth’s so much bothered waters yet.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download The Staff and the Serpent: Pertinent and Impertinent by Professor Allen B Weisse MD PDF

By Professor Allen B Weisse MD

If laughter is sweet medication, then the twenty-two essays provided the following by way of Dr. Allen B. Weisse should still end up a hearty antidote to a number of ills suffered via medical professionals, scholars and would-be scholars of drugs, novice clinical historians, and, in fact, sufferers, these people who ask yourself what the clinical occupation is all approximately and the way it impacts us.Often funny and constantly informative, those essays conceal a extensive variety of scientific topics. Weisse tackles scientific ethics, deals suggestion to clinical and premedical scholars and their households, delves into strange episodes in clinical heritage, confronts issues of getting older and self-image, and discusses the vagaries of rewards and popularity on hand from scientific study. He additionally examines honesty in clinical considering, investigates methods of facing bureaucracies, and considers methods of studying to dwell with oneself. ultimately, he evaluates the altering nature of drugs and clinical examine and appears into the jobs of minorities and ladies in medicine.Weisse understands whereof he speaks, enlivening every one essay with own anecdotes. whilst he explains earlier and present scientific institution admissions regulations, for instance, he techniques the topic with the mixed wisdom of a former premedical scholar, a clinical pupil, a school member, and an admissions chairperson over the last thirty years. As a scientific researcher whose leader grew to become opposed to him, he definitely is familiar with what he's conversing approximately in "Betrayal." He additionally writes with authority in his funny account of ways he, as a senior health care provider, struggles to maintain on best of the overpowering onslaught of scientific advances ("Confessions of Creeping Obsolescence"). And in an essay to spice up all of our spirits, he tells how an ivory tower healthcare professional (Weisse himself) will get drawn up within the provider of the IRS forms and lands up tweaking its nostril a section ("In the carrier of the IRS").Perhaps not anything larger illustrates the power, wit, and ?lan that signify Weisse’s essays than his titles. "On chinese language eating places" offers with strange syndromes and how within which they've got developed and affected the way in which we glance at ourselves. different titles are "Pneumocystis and Me," "The Vanishing Male," "Say It Isn’t ‘No," "Bats within the Belfry or insects within the Belly?: Helicobacter and the Resurrection of Johannes Fibiger," and "PC: Politically right or almost certainly Corrupting?"Finally, phrases during this book’s subtitle succinctly symbolize Weisse’s essays: pertinent and impertinent—germane and irreverent details rakishly awarded.

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Download The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling (Bernie Rhodenbarr by Lawrence Block PDF

By Lawrence Block

Bernie Rhodenbarr has long past reliable -- nearly -- because the new proprietor of a used bookstall in New York's Greenwich Village. after all, dusty previous tomes do not consistently flip a revenue, so that you could make ends meet, Bernie's pressured, every so often, to bask in his past career: housebreaking. along with which, he likes it.

Now a collector is delivering Bernie a chance to mix his dual passions by means of stealing a truly infrequent and extremely undesirable book-length poem from a wealthy man's library.

The heist is going off and not using a hitch. The supply of the ill-gotten quantity, despite the fact that, is a distinct tale. Drugged by way of the client's woman go-between, Bernie wakes up in her condo to discover the publication long gone, the woman lifeless, a smoking gun in his hand, and the police officers on the door. And without warning he is received to extricate himself from a slightly sticky real-life homicide secret and discover a killer -- ahead of he is booked for homicide One.

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Download Blind Judgment: A Gideon Page Novel by Grif Stockley PDF

By Grif Stockley

Justice...or the proper Revenge?Like the South the place he used to be born, Gideon web page is haunted through the prior. provided a shot at redemption and revenge, he returns to his place of origin of undergo Creek, Arkansas, to protect a guy accused of a freelance killinghired through none except the rich landowner who as soon as destroyed Gideon's family. but because the case unfolds, Gideon unearths it is extra advanced and hazardous than he'd imagined. In a global of outdated hatreds, misplaced loves, and crumbling kin myths, Gideon is stuck among his specialist instincts and his own wishes. Now, he needs to take advantage of painful collection of his lifestyles, to settle an outdated score...or allow a killer cross unfastened.

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