In the natural course of events, humans fall sick and die. The
history of medicine bristles with attempts to find new and
miraculous remedies, to work with and against nature to restore
humans to health and well-being. In this book, Londa Schiebinger
examines medicine and human experimentation in the Atlantic
World, exploring the circulation of people, disease, plants, and
knowledge between Europe, Africa, and the Americas. She traces... more...