The History of science and medicine

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A Short History Of Nearly Everything
1.  A Short History Of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
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  "Although this is written in a very quirky and journalistic style, Bryson gives a broad and useful account of the history of science (which managed to get me through my science GCSEs)"
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And the Band Played on: Politics, People and the AIDS Epidemic (Stonewall Inn Editions)
2.  And the Band Played on: Politics, People and the AIDS Epidemic (Stonewall Inn Editions) by Randy Shilts
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  "A riveting and heartbreaking account of the history of AIDS, with no knowledge of science needed."
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A Brief History of Medicine
3.  A Brief History of Medicine by Paul Strathern
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  "Excellent: short and swift but gives a very intelligent overview of how we got to where we are."
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Medicine's 10 Greatest Discoveries (Yale Nota Bene)
4.  Medicine's 10 Greatest Discoveries (Yale Nota Bene) by Meyer Friedman
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  "Written in a friendly way, but there is a lot of actual science in here as it is written by qualified doctors."
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Science: A History 1543 - 2001
5.  Science: A History 1543 - 2001 by John Gribbin
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  "Tough. More of a dipping into relevant chapters book."
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A History of Surgery
6.  A History of Surgery by Harold Ellis
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  "Again, a dipping in and out book."
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The Knife Man. The Extraordinary Life and Times of John Hunter, Father of Modern Surgery
7.  The Knife Man. The Extraordinary Life and Times of John Hunter, Father of Modern Surgery by Wendy Moore
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  "Hunter was a brilliant man (and the Huntarian museum in London is even better)"
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Longitude
8.  Longitude by Dava Sobel
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  "Not only interesting, but gives a good overview of the theory."
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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes
9.  A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes by Stephen Hawking
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  "Hardly a history, but still a fascinating book with a lot of pure science."
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