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Maladies and Medicine: Exploring Health & Healing, 1540–1740



Maladies and Medicine offers a lively exploration of health and medical cures in early modern England. The introduction sets out the background in which the body was understood, covering the theory of the four humors and the ways that male and female bodies were conceptualized. It also explains the hierarchy of healers from university trained physicians, to the itinerant women healers who traveled the country offering cures based on inherited knowledge of homemade remedies. It covers the…

Maladies And Medicine

Pub Date : 2017-07-31 | Author : Sara Read | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 9781473875746
ISBN 13 : 1473875749

Maladies and Medicine offers a lively exploration of health and medical cures in early modern England. The introduction sets out the background in which the body was understood, co..

Flesh And Spirit

Pub Date : 2016-05-16 | Author : Rachel Adcock | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781526111012
ISBN 13 : 1526111012

This anthology makes accessible to readers ten little-known and under-studied works by seventeenth-century women (edited from manuscript and print) that explore the relationship be..

Preventing Disease Through Healthy Environments

Pub Date : 2016 | Author : Annette Prüss-Üstün | Publisher : World Health Organization

ISBN 10 : 9789241565196
ISBN 13 : 9241565195

"The main message emerging from this new comprehensive global assessment is that premature death and disease can be prevented through healthier environments--and to a significant d..

The Cambridge History Of Medicine

Pub Date : 2006-06-05 | Author : Roy Porter | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521864268
ISBN 13 : 0521864267

The Cambridge History of Medicine surveys the rise of medicine in the West from classical times to the present. Covering both the social and scientific history of medicine, this 20..

Virtuous Waters

Pub Date : 2018-04-20 | Author : Casey Walsh | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520291737
ISBN 13 : 0520291735

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org ..

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