Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe
Cambridge University Press, 28 de out. de 1999 - 249 páginas
Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe, in the highly successful series of New Approaches, 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 focuse s 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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A surgeon applying the method of cupping to a patient
Epidemics and infectious diseases
Hospitals and asylums
Health and society
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