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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.

Synopsis:

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

Synopsis:

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:
9780521423540
Author:
Lindemann, Mary
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Lindemann, Mary
Author:
Beik, William
Author:
Blanning, T. C. W.
Location:
Cambridge, UK ;
Subject:
Public Health
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
History
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Medical care
Subject:
Social medicine
Subject:
Medicine -- Europe -- History.
Subject:
Social medicine -- Europe -- History.
Subject:
Medical care -- Europe -- History.
Subject:
Social medicine--Europe--History Social medic
Subject:
Public health--Europe--History
Subject:
Medicine--Social aspects--Europe--History
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
This book offer
Series:
New Approaches to European History
Series Volume:
16
Publication Date:
October 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
263
Dimensions:
8.68x5.52x.69 in. .93 lbs.

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"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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