Medical London : City of Diseases, City of Cures, Paperback

Medical London : City of Diseases, City of Cures Paperback

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 500 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: Strange Attractor Press
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  • Category: Social & cultural history
  • ISBN: 9780955876103



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A rather brilliant boxed set of books: one called "Sick City" which is a collection of essays on various aspects of the medical history of London, six pamphlets designed as tour guides for sights of medical-historical interest in and around London, and one larger full-city tour guide. I might add that the tour guides were definite interest to me in spite of the fact that I've never been London and don't anticipate going there anytime soon. Any of the books/pamphlets could stand alone and be worth reading in and of itself; all of them together are quite a pleasure.

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