A History of Military Medicine: Vol I: From Ancient Times to the Middle Ages

A History of Military Medicine: Vol I: From Ancient Times to the Middle Ages

by Richard A. Gabriel, Karen S. Metz



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313284021
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/30/1992
Series: Contributions in Military Studies Series , #12
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.44(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

RICHARD A. GABRIEL is the author of twenty-five books and scores of articles on political, military, and historical subjects. He is Professor of Politics, Department of National Security and Strategy, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania.

KAREN S. METZ has held research librarian and collection development positions at the University of Michigan Medical Center and at Saint Anselm College, Manshester, New Hampshire. She is a member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals and has been consulting author to medical reference books. Gabriel and Metz's previous collaboration, From Sumer to Rome: The Military Capabilities of Ancient Armies, was published in 1991 by Greenwood Press.

Table of Contents


War and Medicine in the Ancient World

Ancient Sumer, 4000 to 2000 B.C.

Egypt, 3500 to 350 B.C.

Assyria, 911 to 612 B.C.

Israel, Persia, and India, 1300 to 100 B.C.

Greece, 500 to 147 B.C.

Rome, 753 B.C to A.D. 478

Barbarians, Byzantines, Islam, and the Middle Ages

Military Medicine in the Ancient World

Selected Bibliography


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