Popular Books about the History of Medicine

20th century microbe hunters : their lives, accomplishments, and legacies / Robert I. Krasner.
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2008.
QW 11.1 K91t 2008. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

20th century

The age of agony : the art of healing c1700-1800 / Guy Williams.
Chicago, Ill. : Academy Chicago Publishers, 1996.
WZ 56 W717a 1996. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Age of agony

The alarming history of medicine / Richard Gordon.
New York : St. Martin’s Press, c1993.
WZ 40 G665a 1993. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Alarming history

The Cambridge world history of medical ethics / edited by Robert B. Baker, Laurence B. McCullough.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2009.
W 50 C178 2009. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record  

Cambridge world history

Deadly companions : how microbes shaped our history / Dorothy H. Crawford.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
WC 11.1 C911d 2009. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Deadly companions

Destiny of the republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president / Candice Millard. New York : Anchor Books, 2012.
WZ 313 M645d 2012. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Destiny of the republic

The discovery of the germ : twenty years that transformed the way we think about disease / John Waller. New York : Columbia University Press, c2002.
QW 11.1 W198d 2002. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Discovery of the germ

The doctors’ plague : germs, childbed fever, and the strange story of Ignac Semmelweis / Sherwin B. Nuland. New York : W.W. Norton, 2004.
WQ 11.GA8 N969d 2004. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Doctors plague

The ghost map : the story of London’s most terrifying epidemic–and how it changed science, cities, and the modern world / Steven Johnson. New York : Riverhead Books, 2007.
WC 264 J69g 2007. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Ghost map

Health, civilization, and the state : a history of public health from ancient to modern times / Dorothy Porter. London ; New York : Routledge, c1999.
WA 11.GA1 P845h 1999. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Health and civilization

A history of infectious diseases and the microbial world / Lois N. Magner.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c2009.
WC 11.1 M196h 2009. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

History of infectious

History of vaccine development / Stanley A. Plotkin, editor.
New York : Springer, c2011.
QW 511.1 H673 2011. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

History of vaccine

How we live / Sherwin B. Nuland.
New York : Vintage Books, 1998.
QT 104 N969h 1998. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

How we live

Laboratory disease : Robert Koch’s medical bacteriology / Christoph Gradmann ; translated by Elborg Forster. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2009.
QW 11.GG4 G733L 2009. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Laboratory disease

Leonardo da Vinci / Sherwin B. Nuland.
New York : Penguin Books, 2005.
ND 623.L5 N969L 2005. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Leonardo da Vinci

The malaria capers : more tales of parasites and people, research and reality / Robert S. Desowitz.
New York : W.W. Norton, 1993.
WC 750 D467m 1993. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Malaria capers

Medicine : the art of healing / Sherwin B. Nuland.
[S.l.] : Beaux Arts Editions, c1992.
WZ 331 N969m 1992. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Medicine the art

People, parasites, and plowshares : learning from our body’s most terrifying invaders / Dickson D. Despommier ; foreword by William C. Campbell. New York : Columbia University Press, c2013.
QX 4 D471p 2013. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

People parasites

Poet physicians : an anthology of medical poetry written by physicians / compiled by Mary Lou McDonough. Springfield, Ill. : Charles C. Thomas, 1945.
WZ 350 M136p 1945. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Poetic physicians

The seashell on the mountaintop : a story of science, sainthood, and the humble genius who discovered a new history of the earth / Alan Cutler. New York : Dutton, c2003.
WZ 100 S826c 2003. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Seashell

Soul made flesh : the discovery of the brain — and how it changed the world / Carl Zimmer.
New York : Free Press, c2004.
WL 11.FE5 Z72s 2004. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Soul made flesh

Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers / Mary Roach.
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2004.
QZ 35 R628s 2004. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Stiff

Tropical medicine : an illustrated history of the pioneers / G.C. Cook.
London ; New York : Academic Press/Elsevier, c2007.
WZ 112 C771t 2007. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Tropical medicine

Vaccinated : one man’s quest to defeat the world’s deadliest diseases / Paul A. Offit.
[Washington, D.C.] : Smithsonian Books, 2008.
QW 511.AA1 O32v 2008. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Vaccinated

Who gave pinta to the Santa Maria? : torrid diseases in a temperate world / Robert S. Desowitz.
New York : W.W. Norton, c1997.
WC 680 D467w 1997. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record

Who gave Pinta