1st Edition

The History of Medicine

By C.G. Cumston Copyright 1944
    424 Pages
    by Routledge

    470 Pages
    by Routledge

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up-to-date findings and theories of historians, anthropologists, archaeologists and sociologists. This reprinted material is available as a set or in the following groupings, or as individual volumes:
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    Introduction; 1: The Evolution Of Medicine; 2: Egyptian Medicine; 3: Hindu Medicine. Chaldean And Persian Medicine; 4: The Philosophers; 5: The Hippocratic Oath; 6: Hippocrates, And The Hippocratic Collection; 7: The Direct Successors Of Hippocrates. The School Of Alexandria. Erasistratus And Herophilus; 8: The School Of Empirics. Asclepiades: His Medical System; 9: The Methodic Sect. Themison And Thessalus. The Pneumatic Sect. The Eclectics And Compilers; 10: Soranus. Caelius Aurelianus And His Be Morbis Acutis Et Chronicis Libri VIII; 11: Galen; 12: The Practice Of Medicine At Rome; 13: Islamic Medicine; 14: The Medical Schools Of Salerno And Montpellier. The Arabists; 15: Medicine In The xvith Century; 16: Physiology, Anatomy, Pathology, Nosology, Therapeutics, And Surgery In The XVIth Century; 17: The principal doctrines governing medicine in the xviith century.; 18: The anatomy, physiology, pathology, nosography and therapeutics of the XVIIth century.; 19: The principal medical doctrines of the XVIIIth Century; 20: The Doctrine Of Irritability, The Brunonian Theory And Naturalism; 21: Organicism And Vitalism; Concluding Chapter


    C.G. Cumston