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Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe (New Approaches to European History)

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Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe, offers undergraduate students a concise introduction to a subject rich in historical excitement and interest. Mary Lindemann, a distinguished scholar of the history of medicine, writes with exceptional clarity and examines medicine from a social and cultural perspective rather than a narrowly scientific one. She focuses on the experience of illness and on patients and folk healers as much as on the rise of medical science, doctors and hospitals.

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Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe offers students at all levels a concise introduction to a subject rich in historical excitement and interest. Mary Lindemann writes with exceptional clarity and verve, and examines medicine from a social and cultural perspective rather than a narrowly scientific one.

Synopsis:

This book offers an innovative survey of medicine and society from 1500 to 1800.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Sickness and health; 2. Epidemics and infectious diseases; 3. Medical theory and medical science; 4. Medical education; 5. Hospitals and asylums; 6. Health and society; 7. Practice; Conclusion.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521412544
Author:
Lindemann, Mary
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Blanning, T. C. W.
Author:
Beik, William
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Medicine -- Europe -- History.
Subject:
Social medicine -- Europe -- History.
Subject:
Medical care -- Europe -- History.
Subject:
Public health--Europe--History
Subject:
Medicine--Social aspects--Europe--History
Subject:
World History-European History General
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
This book offer
Series:
New Approaches to European History
Series Volume:
16
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
13 half-tones
Pages:
263

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » History of Medicine
History and Social Science » World History » European History General
Science and Mathematics » Physics » General

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Product details 263 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521412544 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe offers students at all levels a concise introduction to a subject rich in historical excitement and interest. Mary Lindemann writes with exceptional clarity and verve, and examines medicine from a social and cultural perspective rather than a narrowly scientific one.
"Synopsis" by , This book offers an innovative survey of medicine and society from 1500 to 1800.
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