The Western Medical Tradition: 800 BC to AD 1800 / Edition 1

The Western Medical Tradition: 800 BC to AD 1800 / Edition 1

by Lawrence I. Conrad, Michael Neve, Vivian Nutton, Roy Porter
     
 

This book, first published in 1995, provides a much-needed account of scholarship on the history of Western medicine.See more details below

Overview

This book, first published in 1995, provides a much-needed account of scholarship on the history of Western medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521475648
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
570
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Medicine in the Greek world, 800–50 BC; 2. Roman medicine, 250 BC–200 AD; 3. Medicine in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages; 4. The Arab-Islamic medical tradition; 5. Medicine in medieval western Europe, 1000–1500; 6. Medicine in early modern Europe, 1500–1700; 7. The eighteenth century; 8. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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