History: History of Medicine

  • The History of Medicine in Europe from Hippocrates to Harvey: A Sourcebook book cover

    The History of Medicine in Europe from Hippocrates to Harvey

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Pal

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Tobacco [Open Access]: Ethnographic Adventures in Non-Human Worlds book cover

    The Anthropology of Tobacco [Open Access]

    Ethnographic Adventures in Non-Human Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Russell

    Tobacco has become one of the most widely used and traded commoditites on the planet. Reflecting contemporary anthropological interest in material culture studies, Anthropology of Tobacco makes the plant the centre of its own, contentious, global story in which, instead of a passive commodity,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800: Models and Modeling book cover

    Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800

    Models and Modeling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Graciano

    This book expands the art historical perspective on art’s connection to anatomy and medicine, bringing together in one text several case studies from various methodological perspectives. The contributors focus on the common visual and bodily nature of (figural) art, anatomy, and medicine around the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21 
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Madness, Medicine and Miracle in Twelfth-Century England book cover

    Madness, Medicine and Miracle in Twelfth-Century England

    1st Edition

    By Claire Trenery

    This book explores how madness was defined and diagnosed as a condition of the mind in the Middle Ages and what effects it was thought to have on the bodies, minds and souls of sufferers. Madness is examined through narratives of miraculous punishment and healing that were recorded at the shrines…

    Hardback – 2019-02-08 
    Routledge

  • Cultures of Healing: Medieval and After book cover

    Cultures of Healing

    Medieval and After, 1st Edition

    By Peregrine Horden

    This volume brings together for the first time an updated collection of articles exploring poverty, poor relief, illness, and health care as they intersected in Western Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East, during a ‘long’ Middle Ages. It offers a thorough and wide-ranging investigation…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Hereditary Physicians of Kerala: Traditional Medicine and Ayurveda in Modern India book cover

    Hereditary Physicians of Kerala

    Traditional Medicine and Ayurveda in Modern India, 1st Edition

    By Indudharan Menon

    This book examines the history and evolution of Ayurveda and other indigenous medical traditions in juxtaposition with their encounter with colonial modernity. Through the lens of hereditary folk and Ayurvedic practitioners, it focuses on Kerala’s heterogeneous medical traditions and presents them…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05 
    Routledge India

  • One Hundred Years of Pandemic Influenza book cover

    One Hundred Years of Pandemic Influenza

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Bresalier

    A century ago, the greatest pandemic since the Black Death engulfed the world. From spring 1918, a deadly form of influenza rapidly developed and struck hundreds of millions of people. By spring 1919, it had left 50 million dead. This book charts the enduring legacies of that cataclysmic year and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Plague in the Early Modern World: A Documentary History book cover

    Plague in the Early Modern World

    A Documentary History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dean Phillip Bell

    Plague in the Early Modern World presents a broad range of primary source materials from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, China, India, and North America that explore the nature and impact of plague and disease in the early modern world. During the Early Modern Period frequent and recurring…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • The Midwives Book, 1540-1720: The Early-Modern British Sex Manual book cover

    The Midwives Book, 1540-1720

    The Early-Modern British Sex Manual, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Hobby

    From the first, the early-modern midwifery manual was a cross-cultural phenomenon. Disseminated in cheap octavo formats and in vernacular translations, they were an accessible source of information and advice on sexual life. In mapping the development of the English-language midwifery manual,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge
    Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

  • Becoming a Woman and Mother in Greco-Roman Egypt: Women’s Bodies, Society and Domestic Space book cover

    Becoming a Woman and Mother in Greco-Roman Egypt

    Women’s Bodies, Society and Domestic Space, 1st Edition

    By Ada Nifosi

    How did Greco-Roman Egyptian society perceive women’s bodies and how did it acknowledge women’s reproductive functions? Detailing women’s lives in Greco-Roman Egypt this monograph examines understudied aspects of women's lives such as their coming of age, social and religious taboos of menstruation…

    Hardback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • A History of Euphoria: The Perception and Misperception of Health and Well-Being book cover

    A History of Euphoria

    The Perception and Misperception of Health and Well-Being, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Milnes

    There are very few people who have not at some point in their lives believed themselves or their loved ones to be reasonably healthy when, in reality, sickness was encroaching or never went away. Health has been deceiving us for thousands of years, but rarely have we entirely dispensed with it as a…

    Hardback – 2019-01-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Psychiatry and the Holocaust book cover

    Psychiatry and the Holocaust

    1st Edition

    By John Read, Jeffrey Masson, Emma Davies

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

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