Zimmerman & Veith. Great Ideas in the History of Surgery

Zimmerman & Veith. Great Ideas in the History of Surgery

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Zimmerman, Leo M., M.D.; Veith, Ilza. Great Ideas in the History of Surgery. Jeremy Norman Co, 1993. ISBN: 9780930405533. [4861]

New with dj. 587 pp.  10 1/2 x 7 inches. Hardcover.

"This work is a history of surgical concepts and techniques from ancient Egypt to the early twentieth century, as expressed through carefully chosen selections from the original writings of the greatest surgeons in history. Each excerpt (in English) is prefaced by a detailed biographical and interpretive essay placing the work of each surgeon within its historical context. The selections are arranged both chronologically and thematically. The work also contains 115 illustrations, including portraits of surgeons and original illustrations from their writings." - publisher.