Professional and Popular Medicine in France 1770-1830: The Social World of Medical Practice / Edition 1

Professional and Popular Medicine in France 1770-1830: The Social World of Medical Practice / Edition 1

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by Matthew Ramsey
     
 

A comprehensive study of the entire range of medical practitioners in preindustrial and eraly industrial France.See more details below

Overview

A comprehensive study of the entire range of medical practitioners in preindustrial and eraly industrial France.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521524605
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2002
Series:
Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine Series
Edition description:
First Paperback Edition
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables, maps, and illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. Professional Medicine: 1. The regular medical network at the end of the Old Regime; 2. The medical profession in the early nineteenth century; Part II. Popular Medicine: 3. Irregulars: itinerants; 4. Irregulars: sedentary empirics; 5. Folk healers: maiges and witches; Part III. Toward a Social Interpretation: 6. The structure of medical practice: an overview; Afterword; Appendices; Notes; Glossary and note on French money; Index.

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