Medieval & Early Renaissance Medicine: An Introduction to Knowledge and Practice / Edition 1

Medieval & Early Renaissance Medicine: An Introduction to Knowledge and Practice / Edition 1

by Nancy G. Siraisi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226761304

ISBN-13: 9780226761305

Pub. Date: 06/28/1990

Publisher: University of Chicago Press


Western Europe supported a highly developed and diverse medical community in the late medieval and early Renaissance periods. In her absorbing history of this complex era in medicine, Siraisi explores the inner workings of the medical community and illustrates the connections of medicine to both natural philosophy and technical skills.  See more details below

Overview


Western Europe supported a highly developed and diverse medical community in the late medieval and early Renaissance periods. In her absorbing history of this complex era in medicine, Siraisi explores the inner workings of the medical community and illustrates the connections of medicine to both natural philosophy and technical skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226761305
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
06/28/1990
Edition description:
1
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
1,074,331
Product dimensions:
6.63(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Note on Names
1. The Formation of Western European Medicine
2. Practitioners and Conditions of Practice
3. Medical Education
4. Physiological and Anatomical Knowledge
5. Disease and Treatment
6. Surgeons and Surgery
Epilogue: The Medical Renaissance
Notes
Guide to Further Reading
Selected Primary Sources Available in English Translation
Bibliography
Index

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