History of Medicine Products

  • 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 – 2019-01-18
    Routledge

  • Empires of Knowledge

    Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Findlen

    Empires of Knowledge charts the emergence of different kinds of scientific networks – local and long-distance, informal and institutional, religious and secular – as one of the important phenomena of the early modern world. It seeks to answer questions about what role these networks played in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01
    Routledge

  • History, Memory and Public Life

    The Past in the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Maerker, Simon Sleight, Adam Sutcliffe

    History, Memory and Public Life introduces readers to key themes in the study of historical memory and its significance by considering the role of historical expertise and understanding in contemporary public reflection on the past. Divided into two parts, the book addresses both the theoretical…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge

  • Scientific Practices in European History, 1200-1800

    A Book of Texts, 1st Edition

    By Peter Dear

    Scientific Practices in European History, 1200–1800 presents and situates a collection of extracts from both widely known texts by such figures as Copernicus, Newton, and Lavoisier, and lesser known but significant items, all chosen to provide a perspective on topics in social, cultural and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • Dictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550

    Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations, 1st Edition

    By Juhani Norri

    Medical texts written in English during the late Middle Ages have in recent years attracted increasing attention among scholars. From approximately 1375 onwards, the use of English began to gain a firmer foothold in medical manuscripts, which in previous centuries had been written mainly in Latin…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18
    Routledge

  • Greek Rational Medicine

    Philosophy and Medicine from Alcmaeon to the Alexandrians, 1st Edition

    By James Longrigg

    The ancient Greek medical thinkers were profoundly influenced by Ionian natural philosophy. This philosophy caused them to adopt a radically new attitude towards disease and healing. James Longrigg shows how their rational attitudes ultimately resulted in levels of sophistication largely…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge

  • Ancient Medicine

    2nd Edition

    By Vivian Nutton

    The first edition of Ancient Medicine was the most complete examination of the medicine of the ancient world for a hundred years. The new edition includes the key discoveries made since the first edition, especially from important texts discovered in recent finds of papyri and manuscripts, making…

    Paperback – 2012-11-01
    Routledge
    Sciences of Antiquity

  • The Correspondence of Joseph Black

    1st Edition

    By Jean Jones

    Edited by Robert G W Anderson

    Joseph Black (1728-1799) was one of the central figures of the Scottish Enlightenment. His friends and colleagues included David Hume, Adam Smith, Adam Ferguson, William Robertson, William Cullen and James Hutton; together, they formed a celebrated intellectual circle which regularly met, conversed…

    Hardback – 2012-07-10
    Routledge

  • Forensic Medicine in Western Society

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Katherine D. Watson

    The first book of its kind, Forensic Medicine in Western Society: A History draws on the most recent developments in the historiography, to provide an overview of the history of forensic medicine in the West from the medieval period to the present day. Taking an international, comparative…

    Paperback – 2010-10-27
    Routledge

  • The Origins of Criminology

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole H. Rafter

    The Origins of Criminology: A Reader is a collection of nineteenth-century texts from the key originators of the practice of criminology – selected, introduced, and with commentaries by the leading scholar in this area, Nicole Rafter. This book presents criminology as a unique field of study that…

    Paperback – 2009-04-21
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • History of Madness

    1st Edition

    By Michel Foucault

    Edited by Jean Khalfa

    When it was first published in France in 1961 as Folie et Déraison: Histoire de la Folie à l'âge Classique, few had heard of a thirty-four year old philosopher by the name of Michel Foucault. By the time an abridged English edition was published in 1967 as Madness and Civilization, Michel Foucault…

    Paperback – 2009-03-19
    Routledge

  • Medical Anthropology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecil G. Helman

    This important volume includes key papers which outline the history, concepts, research findings and recent controversies in medical anthropology - the cross-cultural study of health, illness and medical care. Among the topics covered are transcultural psychiatry, food and nutrition, anthropology…

    Hardback – 2008-10-16
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays in Anthropology

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