Here's a charming, in-depth account of the history of orthopaedics, written by an accomplished and much-admired orthopaedist. Dr. Rang's humorous, anecdotal style gives readers a fresh perspective on the specialty. This informative book is a valuable resource for anyone wishing to learn more about the facts and forces that shaped this burgeoning field. It will also make a thoughtful gift for orthopaedic practitioners, residents, and fellows who are interested in their profession's history.