Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce

Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce

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Essence and emblem of life--feared, revered, mythologized, and used in magic and medicine from earliest times--human blood is now the center of a huge, secretive, and often dangerous worldwide commerce. It is a commerce whose impact upon humanity rivals that of any other business--millions of lives have been saved by blood and its various derivatives, and tens of thousands of lives have been lost. Douglas Starr tells how this came to be, in a sweeping history that… (more)

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Publisher: Knopf (September 05, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 464 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology 1998 winner


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