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Medicine and society in early modern Europe

Mary Lindemann.
  • Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • xiii, 249 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
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Summary
  • "Bringing together the best and most innovative recent research, Mary Lindemann examines medicine from a social and cultural perspective, rather than a narrowly scientific one. Drawing on medical anthropology, sociology and ethics as well as cultural and social history, 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."--BOOK JACKET.
Contents
  • 1. Sickness and health
  • 2. Epidemics and infectious diseases
  • 3. Learned medicine
  • 4. Medical education
  • 5. Hospitals and asylums
  • 6. Health and society
  • 7. Practice.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-239) and index.
ISBN
  • 0521412544 (hbk.)
  • 0521423546 (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 99017819
  • OCLC: 40738943