The Western Medical Tradition (2 Volume Paperback Set)

The Western Medical Tradition (2 Volume Paperback Set)

by W. F. Bynum, Anne Hardy, Stephen Jacyna, Christopher Lawrence
     
 

This set comprises two paperback volumes: The Western Medical Tradition, 800BC–1800AD and The Western Medical Tradition, 1800–2000.See more details below

Overview

This set comprises two paperback volumes: The Western Medical Tradition, 800BC–1800AD and The Western Medical Tradition, 1800–2000.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521678070
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/16/2009
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
970
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 2.95(d)

Table of Contents

The Western Medical Tradition, 800BC–1800AD: Introduction; 1. Medicine in the Greek world, 800–50BC; 2. Roman medicine, 250BC–200AD; 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. The Western Medical Tradition, 1800–2000: 1. Medicine in transformation, 1800–50; 2. The rise of science in medicine, 1850–1913; 3. Continuity in crisis: medicine, 1914–45; 4. Medical enterprise and global response, 1945–2000.

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