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Histories of medicine and healing in the Indian Ocean world. Volume one, The medieval and early modern period

Author: Anna Winterbottom; Facil Tesfaye
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Series: Palgrave series in Indian Ocean world studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This interdisciplinary work presents essays on disease and medicine in the Indian Ocean World, spanning over a millennium. It is the first work on medical history in the region. Themes include medical theory, concepts of fertility, material culture, healing, diplomacy, and colonialism, public health, slavery, migrant labour, and medicine.
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Histories of medicine and healing in the Indian Ocean world. Volume one, The medieval and early modern period.
(DLC) 2015018001
(OCoLC)911518273
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Winterbottom; Facil Tesfaye
ISBN: 9781137567574 1137567570
OCLC Number: 936549588
Description: 1 online resource (x, 204 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures ; Acknowledgments ; Introduction ; 1 An Insight into al-Razi's Extraordinary Theoretical and Practical Contributions for Developing Arthrology. 4 The Circulation of Medical Knowledge through Tamil Manuscripts in Early Modern Paris, Halle, Copenhagen, and London 5 Medicine, Money, and the Making of the East India Company State: William Roxburgh in Madras, c. 1790 ; Bibliography ; Notes on Contributors ; Index.
Series Title: Palgrave series in Indian Ocean world studies.
Other Titles: Medieval and early modern period
Responsibility: edited by Anna Winterbottom and Facil Tesfaye.
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