History: Early Modern History 1500-1750

  • Medicine at the Courts of Europe: 1500-1837 book cover

    Medicine at the Courts of Europe

    1500-1837, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian Nutton

    Originally published in 1990, Medicine at the Courts of Europe 1500-1837 is a collection of essays examining the whole range of medical activities in a variety of European courts, from Rome of the Borgias to the Russia of Catherine the Great. It documents the diverse influences of custom, wealth,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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  • Doctors, Bureaucrats, and Public Health in France: 1888-1902 book cover

    Doctors, Bureaucrats, and Public Health in France

    1888-1902, 1st Edition

    By Martha L. Hildreth

    Originally published in 1987 Doctors, Bureaucrats and Public Health in France focuses on crucial period of 1888-1902, arguably considered the creation of the modern medical system in France. Scientific developments, demographic and political concerns sparked unprecedented period of government…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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  • An Introduction to the History of Medicine: From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century book cover

    An Introduction to the History of Medicine

    From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles Greene Cumston

    Originally published in 1926, An Introduction to the History of Medicine is a compilation of reliable and essential contributions to the subject of the history of medicine. The book looks at the evolution of medicine from the practices in Ancient Egypt, to the medicine of the 16th century, and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England book cover

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England

    1st Edition

    By Audrey Eccles

    Originally published in 1982 Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England traces the development of obstetrics and gynaecology over the past two centuries. Between the 16th and 18th century midwifery passed from a female mystery, employing traditional medicines and superstitions, to a…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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  • Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine book cover

    Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Porter, Andrew Wear

    Originally published in 1987, Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine is a collection of papers surveying and assessing the particular approaches and techniques which have been used in the history of medicine in the past or are still being developed (from the influence of Annales to the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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  • A History of Medicine book cover

    A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Making of Man-Midwifery: Childbirth in England, 1660-1770 book cover

    The Making of Man-Midwifery

    Childbirth in England, 1660-1770, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Wilson

    Originally published 1995 The Making of Man-Midwifery looks at how the eighteenth century witnessed a revolution in childbirth practices. By the last quarter of the century increasing numbers of babies were being delivered by men – a dramatic shift from the women-only ritual that had been standard…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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  • Philosophy and the Arts in Central Europe, 1500-1700: Teaching and Texts at Schools and Universities book cover

    Philosophy and the Arts in Central Europe, 1500-1700

    Teaching and Texts at Schools and Universities, 1st Edition

    By Joseph S. Freedman

    Published in 1999. The articles in this collection focus on instruction - and writings arising from that instruction - in philosophy and the arts during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries with emphasis on Central Europe. The introduction brings together and expands upon many of the topics…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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  • The Benin Plaques: A 16th Century Imperial Monument book cover

    The Benin Plaques

    A 16th Century Imperial Monument, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch

    The 16th century bronze plaques from the kingdom of Benin are among the most recognized masterpieces of African art, and yet many details of their commission and installation in the palace in Benin City, Nigeria, are little understood. The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument is a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
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  • Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art: Devotional image and civic emblem book cover

    Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art

    Devotional image and civic emblem, 1st Edition

    By Katherine T. Brown

    Mater Misericordiae—Mother of Mercy—emerged as one of the most prolific subjects in central Italian art from the late thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With iconographic origins in Marian cult relics brought from Palestine to Constantinople in the fifth century, the amalgam of attributes…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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  • Faith, Medical Alchemy and Natural Philosophy: Johann Moriaen, Reformed Intelligencer and the Hartlib Circle book cover

    Faith, Medical Alchemy and Natural Philosophy

    Johann Moriaen, Reformed Intelligencer and the Hartlib Circle, 1st Edition

    By John T. Young

    Published in 1998, this is a fundamental re-assessment of the world-view of the alchemists, natural philosophers and intelligencers of the mid 17th century. Based almost entirely upon the extensive and hitherto little-researched manuscript archive of Samuel Hartlib, it charts and contextualises the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Administrators of Empire book cover

    Administrators of Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Burkholder

    Published in 1998, the expansion of Europe overseas required the creation of institutions for governing the conquered peoples, as well as the conquerors, their descendants, and later immigrants. As a group, bureaucrats were essential for the preservation of extensive and long-lasting European…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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