Western Medical Tradition: 800 BC to AD 1800 / Edition 1by Lawrence I. Conrad
Pub. Date: 08/28/1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Dating back to the fifth century B.C., Greek medical practice has significantly influenced Western medical tradition up to 1800 by playing a major role in the understanding and treatment of health and disease. This book charts the influence of this tradition through twenty centuries.
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Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Medicine in the Greek world, 800–50 BC; 2. Roman medicine, 250 BC–200 AD; 3. Medicine in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages; 4. The Arab-Islamic medical tradition; 5. Medicine in medieval western Europe, 1000–1500; 6. Medicine in early modern Europe, 1500–1700; 7. The eighteenth century; 8. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
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