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Medieval medicine : a reader

Author: Faith Wallis
Publisher: Toronto [Ontario] : University of Toronto Press, Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, [2010] 2014. ©2010
Series: Readings in medieval civilizations and cultures, 15.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of over 100 primary sources, many translated for the first time, Faith Wallis reveals the dynamic world of medicine in the Middle Ages that has been largely unavailable to students and scholars.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Faith Wallis
ISBN: 9781442690141 1442690143 9781442604230 1442604239
OCLC Number: 893230492
Description: 1 online resource (563 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Part I. Medicina: healers and healing in early medieval Europe (500-1100). The fragmented heritage of ancient medicine. ; Christianity, disease, and medicine ; Medicine in early medieval courts and cloisters ; A regional case study: medicine in Anglo-Saxon England. Part II. Physica: the advent and impact of academic medicine (1100-1500). Salerno: medicine's "theoretical turn" and the rationalization of practice ; Via scolaris: medicine in the university ; Theory and practice in scholastic medicine ; Contested frontiers of scholastic medicine: medical astrology and medical alchemy. Part III. Medicine and society (1100-1500). What is disease? What is illness? Doctors' dilemmas and the meaning of suffering ; Who can help? Physicians, 'empirics," and the spectrum of practitioners ; What can they do? Clinical encounters in medieval Europe ; The ethics of medical care (1): conscience and the law ; The ethics of medical care (2): hospitals and the provision of charity ; The cultivation of health: lifestyle, regimen, and the medical self ; Satires and critiques of medicine --
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Series Title: Readings in medieval civilizations and cultures, 15.
Responsibility: edited by Faith Wallis.
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