Healing Places / Edition 144

Healing Places / Edition 144

by Wilbert M. Gesler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0742519554

ISBN-13: 9780742519558

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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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742519558
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.66(d)

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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