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Health, Disease and Society in Europe, 1500-1800 : A Source Book
by Peter Elmer and Ole Peter Grell




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Health, disease and society in Europe 1500-1800 considers how the body was viewed by the medical profession from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, and challenges established ideas in the field of medical history. It examines the provision of medical care in context and how it was shaped by the social, religious, political and cultural concerns of the age.
Arranged thematically and with brief but scholarly introductions, the selection of documents includes contemporary sources, recent research in the field and classical writings. Written in an accessible style by an Open University lecturer. This is a companion volume to The Healing Arts: Health, Disease and Society in Europe 1500-1800.

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Overview

Health, disease and society in Europe 1500-1800 considers how the body was viewed by the medical profession from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, and challenges established ideas in the field of medical history. It examines the provision of medical care in context and how it was shaped by the social, religious, political and cultural concerns of the age.
Arranged thematically and with brief but scholarly introductions, the selection of documents includes contemporary sources, recent research in the field and classical writings. Written in an accessible style by an Open University lecturer. This is a companion volume to The Healing Arts: Health, Disease and Society in Europe 1500-1800.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780719067372
  • ISBN-10: 0719067375
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Publish Date: December 2003
  • Page Count: 380
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 pounds


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