This leading edge 7-vol. set deals an excellent, interdisciplinary method of studying via integrating vital topics: technological know-how and historical past. The volumes are chronologically ordered from 2000 B.C. to the current, addressing a wide selection of medical advancements with factors of underlying elements and their results on politics, economics, tradition and everyday life. The entries -- greater than 20 topical essays, 25 complete biographies and eighty five sketches of outstanding humans in every one quantity -- flow ahead via heritage, describing impressive medical discoveries and achievements in addition to their social and historic influence.

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