Body: The Complete Human (Deluxe Leather Bound Edition)
- Pages: 416
- Year: 2007
- Book Code: Hardcover
- Availability: In Stock
- Publisher: National Geographic
Body: The Complete Human (Deluxe Leather-Bound Edition), It's a National Geographic Publication.
Beautiful leather bound with gold letters on cover and guild on text edge. Tells details about all parts of the human body. Full of color pictures and illustrations.
Body: The Complete Human explains each of a person's working systems in a practical, interactive way. In over 400 images, diagrams and illustrations, the amazing diversity of the body is shown in rich visuals, such as the highly magnified view of a cancer cell, or blood platelets. Well-organized into 13 chapters, authoritative text is punctuated by sidebars, boxes, and cross references that clearly and reliably explain anatomy and function. With links to the highly-trafficked National Geographic website and reflecting the National Geographic Channel's incredibly successful show "The Living Body," this comprehensive reference utilizes top experts in the field to highlight the latest advances in health and medicine. This volume is an essential for students, families, and anyone with an interest in health or fitness.
About the Author
Patricia Daniels has written extensively on science and health. Among her publications are Human Body, Childhood Medical Guide, Medical Advisor, Caring for Your Parents: The Complete AARP Guide, and the National Geographic Encyclopedia of Space.
Trisha Gura is a molecular biologist and former journalist for the Chicago Tribune. She earned a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT and Harvard. Today, she is a resident scholar at Brandeis University, a freelance writer, and author of Lying in Weight: The Hidden Epidemic of Eating Disorders.
Susan Tyler Hitchcock has written 13 books, including National Geographic's Geography of Religion. Her most recent book is Frankenstein: A Cultural History. She currently works as an editorial project director for the National Geographic Society.
Lisa Stein is an online news editor with Scientific American. She was formerly deputy national editor at U.S. News and World Report. In addition, Stein has written and edited for many media outlets, including TV Guide (as Washington bureau chief)and National Journal.
John Thompson has a background in English and biology. He is author of nine National Geographic books. He was editor for The Journals of Captain John Smith: A Jamestown Biography and is now working on a book about the western Dakotas.
Stefan Bechtel is the author or co-author of seven books, which have sold two million copies and been translated into ten languages. His latest, Roar of the Heavens, is about Hurricane Camille.
Richard Restak, M.D., is a neurologist and bestselling author of 18 books, including The New Brain. He is clinical professor of neurology at the George Washington University Medical Center School of Medicine and Health Services, has served on many national advisory councils for brain research, and has been a consultant for NBC's Today show.