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Medicine and society in Ptolemaic Egypt

Author: Philippa Lang
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013.
Series: Studies in ancient medicine, v. 41.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Current questions over whether Hellenistic Egypt should be understood in terms of colonialism and imperialism, multicultural separatism, or integration and syncretism have never been closely studied in the context of healing. Yet illness affects and is affected by nutrition, disease and reproduction within larger questions of demography, agriculture and environment. It is crucial to every socio-economic group, all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philippa Lang
ISBN: 9789004218581 9004218580 9789004235519 9004235515
OCLC Number: 785504462
Description: xii, 318 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Studies in ancient medicine, v. 41.
Responsibility: by Philippa Lang.

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Examining all forms of healing within the specific socioeconomic and environmental constraints of the Ptolemies' Egypt, this book explores how linguistic, cultural and ethnic affiliations and  Read more...

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