Fall 2017 catalog cover

The Penn Press list for fall 2017 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Click here to explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area.

The Development of Modern Medicine
An Interpretation of the Social and Scientific Factors Involved

Richard Harrison Shryock

464 pages | 6 x 9 | illus.
Cloth 1936 | ISBN 9781512813678 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
Ebook 2017 | ISBN 9781512818680 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter.
An Anniversary Collection volume

The relation of the progress of medical science to the social history of humanity. Starting with the seventeenth century, the author analyzes the defeats as well as the triumphs that medicine has gone through to reach its present usefulness.

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