Empire of the Scalpel: The History of Surgery

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Price
$29.99  $27.89
Publisher
Scribner Book Company
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Pages
416
Dimensions
6.4 X 9.1 X 1.5 inches | 1.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781501163746

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About the Author

Ira Rutkow is a general surgeon and historian of American medicine. He also holds a doctorate of public health from Johns Hopkins University. Among Dr. Rutkow's books are several encyclopedic works on surgical history: Surgery: An Illustrated History, named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; American Surgery: An Illustrated History; and a two-volume bibliography, The History of Surgery in the United States, 1775-1900. He is the author of three other books, Seeking the Cure, James A. Garfield, and Bleeding Blue and Gray. Dr. Rutkow and his wife divide their time between New York City and a farm in the Hudson Valley.