Susanne Caro

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Formidable: American Women and the Fight for Equality, 1920–2020

This is a fantastic and enjoyable book tracing 100 years of work and struggle for women’s equality. A great book for general readers and a must read for anyone interested in women’s and American political history.
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Healing a Divided Nation: How the American Civil War Revolutionized Western Medicine

Overall, this is a good introduction to the subject and an enjoyable read. A good addition for those interested in the Civil War, biographies about women, and African American history.
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How the Brain Lost Its Mind: Sex, Hysteria, and the Riddle of Mental Illness

A compelling read for those interested in mental illness and the history of medicine. Although accessible, the technical language may be difficult for some general readers.

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The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris

Readers of Laurie Garrett's The Coming Plague will enjoy this up-to-date look at disease that engagingly balances science with politics and culture. A solid read for anyone interested in medicine or even a good mystery. [See Prepub Alert, 10/29/18.]
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Climate Change Politics and Policies in America: Historical and Modern Documents in Context

A great resource for high school or college students and anyone else interested in environmental politics.
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Environmental Geography: People and the Environment

A well-researched reference for those who want to learn more about humanity's impact on the environment, for students from middle school to college.
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When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

A great read for fans of narrative nonfiction, medicine, and real-life suspense stories.
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The World's Oceans: Geography, History, and Environment

A solid selection, despite its omissions, for general readers, high school students, and undergraduates trawling for oceanic facts.
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Under the Knife: A History of Surgery in 28 Remarkable Operations

For readers interested in medical oddities and strange stories told in a conversational manner, this is a solid choice. Those searching for a history of surgery will want to look elsewhere.
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