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Medieval Medicine
     

Medieval Medicine

by Nicola Barber
 

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Were there advances in medicine in Medieval Europe and elsewhere in the world? How great was the impact of the break-up of the Roman Empire, and the growth of the Church, on medical practice and public health? This book examines beliefs and practices, public health and plague, to demonstrate that while learning was limited, there were important developments in the

Overview

Were there advances in medicine in Medieval Europe and elsewhere in the world? How great was the impact of the break-up of the Roman Empire, and the growth of the Church, on medical practice and public health? This book examines beliefs and practices, public health and plague, to demonstrate that while learning was limited, there were important developments in the Islamic world and Europe itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410946430
Publisher:
Raintree Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/2012
Series:
Medicine Through the Ages Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
1170L (what's this?)
Age Range:
11 - 15 Years

Meet the Author

As well as writing about lost cities, Nicola Barber has written books on the modern-day cities of Tokyo and Los Angeles. She has also written about many periods of history, from the Vikings to the Victorians. Nicola lives in North Wales.

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