Allenby's Military Medicine by Eran Dolev
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Allenby's Military Medicine
By Eran Dolev

Allenby's Military Medicine

Life and Death in World War I Palestine

By (author) See other recent books by Eran Dolev
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $135.00
Your Price: $121.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $13.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $6.08 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Allenby's Military Medicine by Eran Dolev

Book Description

"Allenby's Military Medicine" examines a little-known feature of World War I as it was fought in the Middle East - the contribution made by the practice of military medicine to the success of Egyptian Expeditionary Force. In stark contrast with operations in the Boer War and some other First World War theatres of combat, which Eran Dolev describes as "medical disasters", the Palestine Campaign was marked by efficient and effective medical service. Dolev describes how this great achievement was inspired by General Allenby's uniquely attentive attitude towards the health of the troops and to military medicine. This is especially seen in the crucial area of fighting epidemic diseases like malaria, a major threat to a healthy fighting force at the time. Dolev also describes the general developments in military-medical organisation and surgery on the battlefield during these campaigns. The author's extensive and original research into military medicine is incorporated into an account of the campaign itself, demonstrating the degree to which the army's success depended on its medical support. The story of military medicine during the Palestine Campaigns is a story of exemplary relations between the command and the doctors in the field. The challenges they faced and their response constitute an exceptional chapter in the history of military medicine during the Great War.

Buy Allenby's Military Medicine book by Eran Dolev from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781845112905
ISBN-10: 1845112903
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Eran Dolev

Palestine and World War I by Eran Dolev Palestine and World War I, Hardback (July 2014)

With a compelling Foreword by Jay Winter, Palestine and World War I augments our existing understanding of the origins of contemporary conflict in the Middle East and provides a valuable new perspective into the ongoing tensions within the Arab World.

» View all books by Eran Dolev

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Allenby's Military Medicine book by Eran Dolev and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Eran Dolev

Eran Dolev is Associate Professor of Medicine at Tel Aviv University and former Surgeon-General of the Israeli Defence Forces.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Eran Dolev close
Palestine and World War I by Eran Dolev
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close