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Knowledge and Practice in English Medicine, 1550-1680

ISBN-10: 0521558271

ISBN-13: 9780521558273

Edition: 2000

Authors: Andrew Wear

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Description:

This text presents a synthesis of the knowledge/practice of early modern English medicine in its social and cultural contexts. The book maps out some central areas - remedies, notions of disease, and advice on preventive medicine.
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Book details

List price: $57.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/16/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 506
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Introduction
Setting the scene
Remedies
Diseases
Preventive medicine: healthy lifestyles and healthy environments
Surgery: the handwork of medicine
Plague and medical knowledge
The prevention and cure of plague
Conflict and revolution in medicine
The failure of the Helmontian revolution in the practice of medicine
Changes and continuities