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Medicine A Graphic History GN (2020 SelfMadeHero) comic books

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    Medicine A Graphic History GN (2020 SelfMadeHero) 1-1ST Medicine A Graphic History GN (2020 SelfMadeHero) 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Written by Jean-Noel Fabiani. Art by Philippe Bercovici.

    In the Middle Ages, surgery was performed by barbers due to their skill with sharp instruments. In the mid-19th century, a "grand exhibition" of the effects of laughing gas inadvertently led to the discovery of anesthesia. Three decades later, Louis Pasteur enjoyed a crucial breakthrough in his search for vaccinations because his assistant decided, against his orders, to take a vacation.

    Here, cardiac surgeon and professor of medical history Jean-Noël Fabiani stitches together the most significant and intriguing episodes from the history of medicine, from chance breakthroughs to hard-fought scientific discoveries.

    Softcover, 240 pages, full color.

    Cover price $24.99.