Healing Places / Edition 144by Wilbert M. Gesler
Pub. Date: 03/28/2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
In case studies of historically renowned healing places at Epidauros, Bath, and Lourdes (pictured), Gesler (geography, U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) analyzes aspects of natural, built, symbolic, and social environments that render them therapeutic. From these, he draws lessons for improving modern health care. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Epidauros: Asclepius and Dream Healing Chapter 3 Bath: Healing Mineral Springs Chapter 4 Lourdes: Healing Pilgrimages Chapter 5 Therapeutic Hospital Environments Chapter 6 Conclusion
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