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  • Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy

    From the Middle Republic to the Early Empire, 1st Edition

    By Jane Draycott

    Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy examines the roles that the home, the garden, and the members of the household (freeborn, freed, and slave) played in the acquisition and maintenance of good physical and mental health and well-being. Focussing on the period from the middle republic…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Civic Medicine

    Physician, Polity, and Pen in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Andrew Mendelsohn, Annemarie Kinzelbach, Ruth Schilling

    Communities great and small across Europe since the thirteenth century have contracted with doctors. Physicians provided citizen care, helped govern, and led in public life. Civic Medicine stakes out this timely subject by focusing on its golden age, when cities rivaled territorial states in local…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • The Body in History, Culture, and the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justyna Jajszczok, Aleksandra Musiał

    The aim of this book is to explore the body in various historical contexts and to take it as a point of departure for broader historiographical projects. The chapters in the volume present the ways in which the body constitutes a valuable and productive object of historical analysis, especially as…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • 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 – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • 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 – 2019-02-12 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • 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

  • 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, 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, 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 – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Psychiatry and the Holocaust

    1st Edition

    By John Read, Jeffrey Masson, Emma Davies

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

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