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  • Alfred Russel Wallace

    Alfred Russel Wallace
    av Peter Raby

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691102405

    In 1858, Alfred Russel Wallace, aged thirty-five, weak with malaria, isolated in the Spice Islands, wrote to Charles Darwin: he had, he said excitedly, worked out a theory of natural selection. Darwin was aghast--his work of decades was about to be…

  • The Wizard of Menlo Park: How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern World

    The Wizard of Menlo Park: How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern World
    av Randall E. Stross

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400047635

    Thomas Edison's greatest invention? His own fame.At the height of his fame Thomas Alva Edison was hailed as "the Napoleon of invention" and blazed in the public imagination as a virtual demigod. Starting with the first public demonstrations of the p…

  • An Anxious Peace

    An Anxious Peace
    av Hans Mark

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623497279

    By any measure, Hans Mark was a warrior of the Cold War. Born in Mannheim, Germany, in 1929, he spent his early childhood in Vienna before escaping the Nazi Anschluss in 1938 and eventually emigrating to the United States, settling in New York. He g…

  • Atom Spy Klaus Fuchs

    Atom Spy Klaus Fuchs
    av Robert Chadwell Williams

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674593886

  • Twin Voices

    Twin Voices
    av Janice Nichols

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605280301

  • The Storied Nature of Human Life

    The Storied Nature of Human Life
    av Karl E. Scheibe

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319487892

    This book sheds new light on the life and the influence of one of the most significant critical thinkers in psychology of the last century, Theodore R. Sarbin (1911-2005). In the first section authors provide a comprehensive account of Sarbin's life…

  • Permanent Present Tense

    Permanent Present Tense
    av Suzanne Corkin

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465031597

    In 1953, 27-year-old Henry Gustave Molaison underwent an experimental psychosurgical" procedure,a targeted lobotomy,in an effort to alleviate his debilitating epilepsy. The outcome was unexpected,when Henry awoke, he could no longer form new memorie…

  • What Stars Are Made Of

    What Stars Are Made Of
    av Donovan Moore

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237377

    The history of science is replete with women getting little notice for their groundbreaking discoveries. Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, a tireless innovator who correctly theorized the substance of stars, was one of them.It was not easy being a woman of…

  • In Her Own Words

    In Her Own Words
    av Regina Markell Morantz, Robert W. Pomeroy, Carol Hansen Fenichel

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313226861

  • The Dialectical Tragedy of the Concept of Wholeness

    The Dialectical Tragedy of the Concept of Wholeness
    av David Pouvreau

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780981703282

  • Paper Dollhouse

    Paper Dollhouse
    av Lisa Masterson

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781599219981

    In Paper Dollhouse, Dr. Lisa Masterson traces a journey that begins with an unconventional childhood shaped by her larger-than-life mother, who broke away from an abusive husband in Louisiana to find new opportunities for the two of them in the West…

  • How Death Becomes Life

    How Death Becomes Life
    av Joshua Mezrich

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786498861

    A beautifully written and compelling memoir of a largely unexplored area of medicine: transplant surgery. Leading transplant surgeon Dr Joshua Mezrich creates life from loss, moving organs from one body to another. In this intimate, profoundly movin…

  • Divided Minds: Twin Sisters and Their Journey Through Schizophrenia

    Divided Minds: Twin Sisters and Their Journey Through Schizophrenia
    av Pamela Spiro Wagner, Carolyn Spiro

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312320652

    A dual memoir tells the alternating stories of a pair of identical twin sisters, a schizophrenic and a psychiatrist, in an account that traces their childhoods, the deterioration of the favored sister into mental illness, and the other's emergence f…

  • Memoirs of a Soldier, Nurse, and Spy

    Memoirs of a Soldier, Nurse, and Spy
    av Sarah Emma Edmonds

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875805849

    Among the hundreds of women who, in disguise, enlisted to serve as men during the Civil War, only Sarah Edmonds is known to have written a memoir recounting her experiences. As "Franklin Thompson," she joined the 2nd Michigan Infantry Regiment in 18…

  • Darwin's Illness

    Darwin's Illness

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813032313

    The year 2009 will mark the bicentennial of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of ""The Origin of Species"".It is a little known fact that from 1840 to his death in 1882 Darwin was constantly plagued by chronic illne…

  • Trans-Pacific Echoes and Resonance

    Trans-Pacific Echoes and Resonance
    av J. Needham

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780962511882

    his volume takes an indepth look at the cultural and scientific exchanges between the Asia (especially China) and America continents. Ranging from the records of events related to writings, various artistic elements, architecture, music, religious l…

  • Three Singles to Adventure

    Three Singles to Adventure
    av Gerald Durrell

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509827084

    Gerald Durrell is on his way to South America on a quest to capture specimens that have never before been brought back alive. And it turns into quite an adventure when he encounters timid squirrel monkeys, wailing rats, an overly affectionate bird c…

  • Dr G, MD

    Dr G, MD

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781743057087

  • The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II

    The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II
    av Professor Charles Darwin

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781103380688

  • The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II

    The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II
    av Professor Charles Darwin

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781103380657

  • Journal of a Tour in the Years 1828-1829, through Styria, Carniola, and Italy, whilst Accompanying the Late Sir Humphrey Davy (Illustrated Edition)

    Journal of a Tour in the Years 1828-1829, through Styria, Carniola, and Italy, whilst Accompanying the Late Sir Humphrey Davy (Illustrated Edition)
    av J J Tobin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781406887013

  • Dark Emu

    Dark Emu
    av Bruce Pascoe

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781947534087

    History has portrayed Australia's First Peoples, the Aboriginals, as hunter-gatherers who lived on an empty, uncultivated land. History is wrong. In this seminal book, Bruce Pascoe uncovers evidence that long before the arrival of white men, Aborigi…

  • Life is Funny!

    Life is Funny!
    av Frank Penley

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781645698111

  • The Next Prescription: More Reflections of a Country Doctor

    The Next Prescription: More Reflections of a Country Doctor
    av Jimmie L. Ashcraft M. D.

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781734519341

    For years, I promised patients, colleagues, family and friends that I would write a book about my experiences as a rural generalist family physician. Since I completed that book, Reflections of a Country Doctor, many encouraged me to write another b…

  • Engineering America

    Engineering America
    av Richard Haw

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190663902

    John Roebling was one of the nineteenth century's most brilliant engineers, ingenious inventors, successful manufacturers, and fascinating personalities. Raised in a German backwater amid the war-torn chaos of the Napoleonic Wars, he immigrated to t…

  • Shrinkage

    Shrinkage
    av Bryan Bishop

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250067739

    In his alternately heart - breaking and hysterical New York Times bestselling memoir, Bishop shares the surreal experiences of writing his will with the bravado of a pulp novelist, taking chemo in a strip club, and (technically) the closest he ever…

  • The Walk to First Base

    The Walk to First Base
    av Evelyn Smith

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781726640350

    Aubrey was among thousands of children who contracted poliomyelitis before the invention of the polio vaccine. At the tender age of six, he was left with a lifelong disability for which there was no cure or treatment. As a March of Dimes Poster Chil…

  • A Surgeon's Odyssey

    A Surgeon's Odyssey
    av Jonathan Murray M D

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781982238445

    Medicine is a jealous mistress. To practice successfully a life commitment is necessary, but not to the extent of becoming stale and boring. This book describes the author's roller coaster approach to avoid this which resulted in a fulfilling but co…

  • Turing

    Turing
    av B. Jack Copeland

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198719182

    Alan Turing is regarded as one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century. But who was Turing, and what did he achieve during his tragically short life of 41 years? Best known as the genius who broke Germany's most secret codes during the war of…

  • An Astronomer's Tale

    An Astronomer's Tale
    av Gary Fildes

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784754389

    A Bricklayer's Guide to the Galaxy . . .The inspirational memoir of a former brickie who followed his passion for the stars and built his own observatory. Perfect for readers of Robert Macfarlane, Helen Macdonald and James Rebanks - as well as fans…

  • Merigal Dingoes

    Merigal Dingoes
    av Pamela King

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781876409418

    Merigal Dingoes is collection of heart-warming Dingo (and one New Guinea Singing Dog) stories introducing readers to the true nature of Australia's most maligned native animal, the Dingo.The collection is based on the records of Berenice Walters, kn…

  • Cradled All the While

    Cradled All the While
    av Sara J Corse

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806646442

    Cradled All the While is a beautifully crafted memoir in which the author recounts the story of her mother's death from cancer. In the midst of career and child-rearing, Corse becomes her mother's primary caregiver, but her story is a spiritual jour…

  • F.I.G.H.T. - Family Inspires Great Hope Together

    F.I.G.H.T. - Family Inspires Great Hope Together
    av Joe Bagnato

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632131928

  • Grahame Clark

    Grahame Clark
    av Brian Fagan

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813341132

    The British archaeologist Grahame Clark was a seminal figure in European and world archaeology for more than half of the twentieth century, but, at the same time, one whose reputation has been outshone by other, more visible luminaries. His works we…

  • Nino Fidecio

    Nino Fidecio
    av Dore Gardner

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890132340

    Nino Fidencio was a Mexican folk healer who lived in the northern state of Nuevo Leon in the early part of the 20th century. When he died at the age of forty in 1938, he was the country's most prominent healer. This book presents a reverential look…

  • Utopia Lost

    Utopia Lost
    av J. L. Lu

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780759613164

  • The Long Road to Stockholm

    The Long Road to Stockholm
    av Peter Mansfield

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199664542

    In this autobiography, Sir Peter Mansfield describes his life from war time childhood that initially sparked his interest in physics to his work in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that eventually led to the award of the Nobel Prize in 2003. Peter M…

  • Bettering the Health of the People

    Bettering the Health of the People
    av William B. Blythe

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807831953

    W. Reece Berryhill, M.D., (1900-1979) was the founding dean from 1941 to 1964 of the M.D. - granting medical school and today's medical school - hospitals complex at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Berryhill's life story is insepara…

  • Leo Spitzers Briefe an Hugo Schuchardt

    Leo Spitzers Briefe an Hugo Schuchardt
    av Leo Spitzer

    Inbunden - 2006 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783110180398

    1912 sucht der junge sozialistische judische Wiener Dozent Leo Spitzer (1887-1960) Kontakt zum alten charismatischen, aber konservativen Professor Hugo Schuchardt (1842-1927), woraus sich eine fur beide Beteiligten intensive Korrespondenz bis ins ho…

  • Alfred Nobel

    Alfred Nobel
    av Tore Frängsmyr

    Häftad - 2008 - Spanska - ISBN: 9789152009543

    The Nobel Prizes, awarded annually in Stockholm and Oslo, are internationally recognized as the world's most prestigious civil honours. But what about the man behind them? Alfred Nobel - unflagging inventor, entrepreneur and global industrial magnat…

  • Epilepsy in Our Words

    Epilepsy in Our Words

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195330885

    Epilepsy in our Words features 68 personal accounts of seizure activity from people with epilepsy that illustrate the wide range of experiences associated with seizures and living with epilepsy. Many have had epilepsy for years, and their accounts a…

  • A Doctor's Diary: Tales of Items Removed from People's Ass

    A Doctor's Diary: Tales of Items Removed from People's Ass
    av Henry Winters

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781795255875

    Discover the shocking up-the-ass mysteries of an American doctor Among the most fascinating true-life stories one can ever read are tales from a hospital. They can be amusing or shocking, but always enlightening about society and sex Henry Winters…

  • So, We Progress, Parkinson's and I

    So, We Progress, Parkinson's and I
    av Terry Rummins

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785892899

    Author of Parkinson's Disease (Matador, 2013) and So, I've Got Parkinson's Disease (Matador, 2013), Terry Rummins shares her personal account of having Parkinson's Disease from the point of view of someone who has had the condition for fourteen year…

  • Sacred Space

    Sacred Space
    av Clif Cleaveland

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780943126647

    The patient is the centre of a sacred space. This space may include a team of health-care providers, family and friends. It may be in an intensive care unit or a patient's home. Through these stories we share the joys and the pain of the patients wh…

  • Alfred Russel Wallace

    Alfred Russel Wallace
    av Patrick Armstrong

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789140859

    Sometimes referred to as the "Father of Biogeography," Alfred Russel Wallace has come to be known as the co-originator of the theory of evolution through natural selection, and he also wrote extensively on zoology, botany, anthropology, politics, as…

  • Autobiography Of Dr. Thomas H. Barton, The Self-Made Physician

    Autobiography Of Dr. Thomas H. Barton, The Self-Made Physician
    av Thomas H. Barton

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781432502348

  • The Burden of Being Champ

    The Burden of Being Champ
    av Jerry a Miller Jr

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780990812616

  • R J Mitchell: Schooldays to Spitfire

    R J Mitchell: Schooldays to Spitfire
    av Gordon Mitchell

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752437279

    The Spitfire began as a near disaster. The developments of this famous aircraft took it from uncompromising beginnings to become the legendary last memorial to a great man - an elegant and, with its pilots, a highly effective, weapon of war. The Spi…

  • On Harper's Trail

    On Harper's Trail

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820335223

    Roland McMillan Harper (1878-1966) had perhaps 'the greatest store of field experience of any living botanist of the Southeast,' according to Bassett Maguire, the renowned plant scientist of the New York Botanical Garden. However, Harper's scientifi…

  • The Power to Change the World

    The Power to Change the World

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905036561

    James Watt (1736-1819) transformed the steam engine - the most significant invention of the Industrial Revolution. Without Watt there would have been no locomotives, steamships or factories where machines were energised by coal. Watt was, however, m…

  • Inside The Mental

    Inside The Mental
    av Kay Parley

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780889774117

    "A revelatory account of the importance that psychiatric treatment and research from the 1950s has for mental health today." Jean Freeman, author of Fists upon a Star Before she became a psychiatric nurse at "The Mental" in the 1950s, Kay Parley was…