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The Medical Complication By Matt Collier
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The Medical Complication: presented as a pocket sized medical book. Beautifully illustrated with short pieces of writing that document the instructions, stories, conditions, imaginings and... More > impressions. The text puts into play the validity of medical records and practitioners both pictorially and textually. The texts variety is of a surprising nature, exercising the psycho-medical issues at stake ranging from the poetic, heart-felt, to the medical condition systematically worked through. Endearing documentations from start to end by the medical professional; or the professional as the patient. Much of the drawings in this book have been exhibited at Museo 'La Specola' Florence and in Oxford (2013). Matt Collier is a trained artist who has been 'through it'- initiating this series when he was a full-time patient, and afterwards while working as a medical photographer. He has a masters of art from Glasgow School of Art at this time making work with the help of Huntarian anatomical museum.< Less
National Museum of Health & Medicine Guide to the Collections 2009 By Michael Rhode
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An overview of the holdings of the five main departments of the National Museum of Health and Medicine (previously the Army Medical Museum and the Armed Forces Medical Museum), located around... More > Washington, DC. Includes a basic listing of the major collections in the archives, anatomical, historical, neuroanatomical and embryological departments. A record will look like this sample: OHA 25 Curatorial Records: Smithsonian Correspondence, 1867-1887 .5 cubic foot, 1 box. Finding aid available, arranged, inactive, unrestricted. Incoming correspondence, mostly from Smithsonian Secretaries Joseph Henry and Spencer Baird, relating primarily to the exchange of specimens between the Museum and the Smithsonian. George A. Otis, D.L. Huntington, and John S. Billings were curators of the Museum during this time. See Museum Records: Accession Records and Curatorial Records: Letterbooks of the Curators for related correspondence. Sold for the cost of printing.< Less
Halted Development - Sub Vitro / Ex Vivo By Jeff Love
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A photographic document of the medical specimens on display at the Hunterian Anatomy Museum of Glasgow University (Scotland). The book consists of 33 pages and contains 29 full-colour photographs... More > documenting the preparations that are exhibited by the university.< Less
Saving Hazel, my Mom: Presentation Copy By Hanpo Weltkunst
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On the eve before Hazel was inexplicably consigned to institutional care, under which she became lost to the world of incompetent care in only 7 days as the first week (of unnecessarily excrutiating... More > pain and horror)of her last 78 days of life and metastasized breast cancer, her son, the artist Hanpo, encouraged these drawings. Hanpo then colorized them, first as an attempt to sell them to raise funds to pay enough home care staff to bring Hazel back home to die and then, to gloriously remember a parent lost and to give this treasure of simple, naive art to the world. This catalog vividly displays the first and final drawings of Hazel Elaine Fox Muller.< Less
Seven Wonders of Thailand By Thailand Government
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Thailand is unlike anywhere else in the world. It’s where delicate fragrances of frangipani and jasmine linger in golden temples, strong feelings of culture and history enrich the spirit and... More > soul, smiles and friendliness reflect natural charm and hospitality, and the world’s longest-serving monarch enjoys the love and respect of the whole nation. Learn about Thainess, World Heritage sites, Thai beaches, ecotourism, medical tourism, Thai trends, and festivals in Thailand.< Less
This is Thailand By Thailand Government
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This is Thailand is the ultimate travel guide to the Land of Smiles. In PDF format, the guide was over 200 pages long. This is Thailand covers everything from getting your passport and visa, to... More > arriving at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, to covering food, entertainment, and leisure activities in Bangkok. But, it doesn't stop at Bangkok. This is Thailand covers the entire country with information on World Heritage sites, beaches along the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea, trekking in Thailand's National Parks, kayaking, white water rafting, and more. Discover the real Thailand and all it has to offer including medical tourism, spas and massages, golfing, weddings and honeymoon locations, and Thai food. Travel to areas you may or may not have even heard of even if you are a seasoned Thailand traveler. This is Thailand has all the information to make your first or next visit to Thailand a memorable one.< Less
Hidden in Plain Sight II By Gary R. Varner
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The historic city of Pittsburgh has been the home to Native Americans and immigrants from around the world. It is also home to a large variety of gargoyles, grotesques and monsters carved in stone... More > and adorning banks, government buildings and churches. Today thanks to a city that cares about it's past these icons can be found at the Dollar Bank, the Marine Bank, Union Arcade, the county courthouse, jail and mortuary and Pittsburgh's First Presbyterian Church among other locations. Once a mighty steel producer Pittsburgh today features world class universities, museums and medical facilities as well as a hidden world of arcane images in stone. Pittsburgh has one of the largest concentrations of gargoyles and ancient imagery outside of the United Kingdom. Profusely illustrated. This is the second in a series of books about America's cities and the hidden symbols they contain.< Less
A Vindication of Natural Diet. By Percy Bysshe Shelley
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Shelley's "Vindication of Natural Diet" was first written as part of the notes to "Queen Mab," which was privately issued in 1813. Later in the same year the... More > "Vindication" was separately published as a pamphlet, and it is from this later publication that the present reprint is made. The original pamphlet is now exceedingly scarce, but it is said to have been reprinted in 1835, as an appendix to an American medical work, the "Manual on Health," by Dr. Turnbull, of New York. Two copies only are known to have been preserved of this excessively rare pamphlet, though possibly others may be hidden in unfrequented libraries and out of the way country houses. One copy is in the British Museum, and the other is in the possession of Mr. H. Buxton Forman, who has reprinted it in his great edition of Shelley, where it forms the opening part of the second volume of the "Prose Works."< Less
The Art Treasure Murders By John L. Benton
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Pulpville Press Presents: STEPHEN DUANE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION He had a justly famous record with the F.B.I., and through a maze of violent action and stealthy murder, he traces the ART... More > TREASURE MURDERS to their startling denouement. Some of the greatest of the world’s paintings—slit from their frames in the great museums of Europe by the deft hand of the “Surgeon”, so-called because the stroke of his knife is as deft and unerring as that of the greatest in the medical world. Then a wealthy art dealer of Boston is stabbed to death by the single thrust of a needle-pointed knife. A New York portrait painter meets the same dark death. A collector, a gallery clerk, an art salesman… Through the American art world strikes the terror of the needle-pointed knife. Is it the knife of the “Surgeon”? Special Agent Stephen Duane of the F.B.I. stepped into the case when Charles Francis Coleman was found in his car stabbed to death.< Less
The Conquest of Canada By James & Netta Windle
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This is the journal of our ‘trip of a lifetime’ to Canada. We went from cosmopolitan Vancouver to the flaming autumn colours of Nova Scotia to get the best chance of experiencing the... More > great variety of population, architecture and geography. Netta wanted to see Toronto and the Niagara Falls. James could not resist a weekly dose of culture and a glacier or two. We both wanted to see the scenery of the ‘inner passage’ and the world famous Burchart Gardens were a must. Unexpected highlights included an encounter with bears and visits to museums. We also loved the surreal architecture in Toronto. Dare one mention the night spent in Klondike Kate’s brothel? Medical problems also added to the sense of adventure! We hired cars on the east and west coasts and had an amazing four-day trip on the Trans Canada Railway, an adventure in itself that led to an experience which shows that fact is stranger than fiction. Canada is vast, but the world, despite its size, is smaller than you think.< Less