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  • Hospitals and Healing from Antiquity to the Later Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Peregrine Horden

    The first part of this collection brings together a selection of Peregrine Horden's papers on the history of hospitals and related institutions of welfare provision from their origins in Late Antiquity to their medieval flourishing in Byzantium and the Islamic lands as well as in western Europe.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • 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 to…

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

  • 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 – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Routledge Revivals: Literature and Medicine during the Eighteenth Century (1993)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Mulvey-Roberts, Roy Porter

    First published in 1993. Although today, medicine and literature are widely seen as falling on different sides of the ‘two cultures’ divide, this was not so in the eighteenth century when doctors, scientists, writers and artists formed a well-integrated educate elite. This book uncovers the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-02-15
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • 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 – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • 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 – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • 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 – 2019-02-05
    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 – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • 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

  • Educational Standards for Nurses

    With Other Addresses on Nursing Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Isabel Hampton Robb

    Originally published in 1907, this title was one of several influential textbooks on nursing written by Isabel Hampton Robb, a nursing theorist. The first superintendent of nurses at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing she helped to found key organizations for nurses in the USA. Her work in nursing has…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

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