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Howard Markel

Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D., is the George E. Wantz Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine and director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan. His books include Quarantine! and When Germs Travel. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Journal of the American Medical Association, and The New England Journal of Medicine, and he is a frequent contributor to National Public Radio. Markel is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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An Anatomy of Addiction
Written by Howard Markel
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 2012
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7879-0 (1-4000-7879-2)

Acclaimed medical historian Howard Markel traces the careers of two brilliant young doctors--Sigmund Freud, neurologist, and William Halsted, surgeon--showing how their powerful addictions to cocaine shaped their enormous contributions to psychology and medicine.
 
When Freud and Halsted began their experiments with cocaine in the 1880s, neither they, nor their colleagues, had any...

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When Germs Travel
Written by Howard Markel
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2005
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-72602-6 (0-375-72602-0)

The struggle against deadly microbes is endless. Diseases that have plagued human beings since ancient times still exist, new maladies like SARS make their way into the headlines, we are faced with vaccine shortages, and the threat of germ warfare has reemerged as a worldwide threat.

In this riveting account, medical historian...

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When Germs Travel
Written by Howard Markel
Pantheon | Hardcover | May 2004
$25.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-42095-5 (0-375-42095-9)

The struggle against deadly microbes is endless. Scourges that have plagued human beings since the ancients still threaten to unleash themselves; new maladies are brewing that have yet to make their appearance in the headlines; lethal germs employed as weapons of warfare and terrorism have reemerged as a worldwide menace. Regardless... Read more





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