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An Introduction to the History of Western Europe: With Supplement

by James Harvey Robinson

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Published by Ginn & company .
Written in English


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World History: Cultures, States, and Societies to offers a comprehensive introduction to the history of humankind from prehistory to Authored by six USG faculty members with advance degrees in History, this textbook offers up-to-date original scholarship. It covers such cultures, states, and societies as Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Israel, Dynastic Egypt, India's Classical Age, the 4/5(15). 2. Use of Traditional Herbal Medicines in Developed Countries Origin, type and botanical data Plants and their secondary metabolite constituents have a long history of use in modern ‘western’ medicine and in certain systems of traditional medicine, and are the sources of important drugs such as atropine, codeine, digoxin, morphine.

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