The Modern Scholar

  • by John K. Young
  • 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Lecture

Publisher's Summary

The structures that lie beneath our skin represent a remarkable and beautiful assortment of biological mechanisms that are essential for our lives. However, we often take these structures for granted.In these fourteen fascinating lectures from Howard University's Professor John K. Young, a basic overview of the human body, its physical features, biological systems, and general functioning will be presented for the benefit of anyone from budding medical students to curious laymen.In Young's lectures, he shares the knowledge he has gained during his 30-year tenure as a teacher as he leads his audience on an unforgettable journey through the wonders of the human body.


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Customer Reviews

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Well organized!

The author and read surely has a talent for not only human anatomy but teaching as well. A must listen for anyone who is lucky enough to be in possession of one of these remarkable machines known as the human body!
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- Bennett

Fascinating from head to toe.

A superb read covering the basics of our body in an easy to follow format. Worth listening to twice to fully grasp some of the concepts. Professor Young is an engaging speaker.
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- rosie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-14-2008
  • Publisher: Recorded Books