Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europeby Mary Lindemann, William Beik, T. C. W. Blanning, Brendan Simms
Pub. Date: 01/01/2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe, offers undergraduate students a concise introduction to a subject rich in historical excitement and interest. Mary Lindemann, a distinguished scholar of the history of medicine, writes with exceptional clarity and examines medicine from a social and cultural perspective rather than a narrowly scientific one. She focuses on the experience of illness and on patients and folk healers as much as on the rise of medical science, doctors and hospitals.
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