5 edition of A history of the heart found in the catalog.
A history of the heart
O. M. HГёystad
by Reaktion Books in London
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Ole M. Høystad.|
|LC Classifications||NX650.H39 H6913 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||254 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||254|
Cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar opens his book, Heart: A History with a sojourn into his experience as a patient: He wheezes at night and becomes . In February —more than a decade after publication of my book In the Heart of the Sea—came astonishing news. Archaeologists had located the underwater wreck of a 19th-century whaling vessel.
Given how the heart has been placed on a pedestal above the rest of the human body, much of the goal of this book seems to be to demystify its history and its connection to our mortality. Jauhar discusses why the heart continues to be the center of so much attention—it remains the leading cause of death in America and elsewhere—and why our. In his most beloved, bestselling book, Follow the River, James Alexander Thom wrote the captivating story of a woman kidnapped by the Shawnee who struggled to return to her family. Now, in The Red Heart, Thom once again brings to vivid life the true story of a 5/5(5).
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His latest book, Heart: A History, is a superb tribute to our most vital organ.” ―Marilyn Yalom, Stanford University, author of The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love “An engaging walk through the history of modern cardiology with an authoritative guide/5().
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His latest book, Heart: A History, is a superb tribute to our most vital organ.” —Marilyn Yalom, Stanford University, author of The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love “An engaging walk through the history of modern cardiology with an authoritative : Sandeep Jauhar.
This book is not for the faint of heart (har har) but was a great read for Science September from personal history with heart disease and training as a heart specialist to the history of how our understanding of the heart has developed, and with it treatments for various ailments.4/5.
Sandeep Jauhar opens his new book, “Heart: A History,” with the story of a patient — Jauhar himself. Shortness of breath while climbing the stairs to his office led to a slew of tests and.
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The book expresses details of the history of American expansionism from a point of view that is critical of its effects on the Native : Dee Brown. Heart and Soul is a story about the authors family history that stretched back all the way to when his great-grandfather came to the newly found and settled America to serve as a slave.
In this powerful and touching story, the author leads us through key points in history that embody the African-American spirit and their strives to be free.4/5. America Is in the Heart, sometimes subtitled A Personal History, is a semi-autobiographical novel written by Filipino American immigrant poet, fiction writer, short story teller, and activist, Carlos Bulosan.
[page needed] The novel was one of the earliest published books that presented the experiences of the immigrant and working class based on an Asian American point of view and has Author: Carlos Bulosan. Heart: A history is elegantly conceived and still more elegantly executed, with a narrative that flits effortlessly between medieval Persia and contemporary America, medical scholarship and personal anecdote Jauhar writes with a vital, pulsating energy.” —Thomas Morris, The Times Literary Supplement “Engaging.
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Noted heart surgeon Harris B. Shumacker has scoured the vast literature on heart surgery in many languages and has succeeded in Reviews: 1. “The Heart” takes place over the course of a single day, but plot is not what drives the narrative.
Once the decision is made to donate Simon’s organs, inevitability sets in, and what Author: Priya Parmar. Published upon the opening of the Wellcome Collection, the Wellcome Trust's new public venue in London, this book examines the history of our understanding of the human heart.
Encompassing material from Henry Wellcome's own collections in the Wellcome Library and images and artifacts from private and public archives across the world, the book provides a richly illustrated account of changes in 4/5(1).
Purple Heart, the first U.S. military decoration, instituted by General George Washington in and awarded for bravery in action. The records show that only three men received it during the American Revolution, all of them noncommissioned of these coveted badges still exist.
The original medal, sewn onto the coat, was simply a purple heart-shaped piece of cloth edged with. Published by Penguin Random House India, Dr.
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WILLIAM WALLACE: BRAVEHEART William Wallace, the Scots nationalist hero recently made famous in celluloid form by Mel Gibson’s Braveheart, wasundoubtedly a first-rate hero and, throughout most of his life, a man devoted to achieving Scottish independence.
He was alsoa man, like Author: Historynet Staff. “H onorary Badges of distinction are to be conferred on the veteran Non-commissioned officers and soldiers of the army who have served more than three years with bravery, fidelity and good conduct; for this purpose a narrow piece of white cloth of an angular form is to be fixed to the left arm on the uniform coats.
Non-commissioned officers and Soldiers who have served with equal reputation. His latest book, “Heart: A History,” is something of a “Paradiso,” pointing to the field’s brightest and noblest stars while recognizing just how much darkness is still left in the Reviews: The award known as the Purple Heart has a history that reaches back to the waning days of the American Revolution.
The Continental Congress had forbidden General George Washington from granting commissions and promotions in rank to recognize merit. Yet Washington wanted to honor merit, particularly among the enlisted soldiers.