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by Amanda
Fri March 10th, 2017, 10:43 pm
Forum: Questions and Research
Topic: Medical Historians
Replies: 4
Views: 773

Re: Medical Historians

However, at that time, diagnosis would not have been very specific. Microscopes were only in their infancy, so all diagnosis would have been via clinical examination.

BTW, I work in pathology, so medical history interests me, though i haven't studied it formally.
by Amanda
Fri March 10th, 2017, 10:38 pm
Forum: Questions and Research
Topic: Medical Historians
Replies: 4
Views: 773

Re: Medical Historians

Kaposi's Sarcoma is also dominant in HIV+ patients. The common garden variety basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a skin cancer that ulcerates, and has another lovely name - Rodent Ulcer - as its like it is constantly nibbled away. However, BCCs typically only locally invade, and they don't become metasta...
by Amanda
Mon November 28th, 2016, 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition
Replies: 94
Views: 2833

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Cyber monday deals. Hope you guys have time to get some deals, because they aren't valid for Australia!

https://www.madeglobal.com/4315/cyber-m ... dle-books/
by Amanda
Mon November 14th, 2016, 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition
Replies: 94
Views: 2833

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Sea Beggars is $9.91 if you are in Australia though! The way amazon and publishers set up international rights etc is so annoying! :x
by Amanda
Sun October 2nd, 2016, 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: World War One Novels. Any Recommendations?
Replies: 12
Views: 165

Re: World War One Novels. Any Recommendations?

Parade's End by FOrd Maddox ford (book and TV miniseries) are set during WW1 too.
by Amanda
Sun October 2nd, 2016, 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: World War One Novels. Any Recommendations?
Replies: 12
Views: 165

Re: World War One Novels. Any Recommendations?

Also the Sebastian Faulks novel and mini series Birdsong.
by Amanda
Sun October 2nd, 2016, 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: World War One Novels. Any Recommendations?
Replies: 12
Views: 165

Re: World War One Novels. Any Recommendations?

I loved The Village! There is an out of print book that I loved called Bury Him Among Kings by Elleston Trevor which I loved. I can also recommend Daughters of Mars by Thomas Kennelley (Australian nurses), and Anzac Girls (by Peter Rees and also a TV series). I also loved The Crimson Field tv show -...
by Amanda
Sat July 30th, 2016, 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: E-books vs the real thing.
Replies: 13
Views: 466

Re: E-books vs the real thing.

I have a kindle paperwhite that i love. Didn't expect to love it this much! I had intentions of reading one kindle book and then one real book as i have soo many, but it hasn't happened for a long time. As far as non-fiction goes I am a bit torn between the two. I love flicking through a non ficiton...
by Amanda
Mon April 11th, 2016, 11:45 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Outlander season two
Replies: 27
Views: 1712

Re: Outlander season two

This panel discussion is fabulous! Lots of details about the music, costumes and sets, the writing process etc. Goes for a bit over an hour, but well worth it.

http://outlandercastblog.blogspot.com.a ... event.html
by Amanda
Sun April 10th, 2016, 9:55 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Outlander season two
Replies: 27
Views: 1712

Re: Outlander season two

I had heard in the days before. And I understand, it would have been too much to cram into the first episode if they followed the order of the book.

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