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Shakespeare's physic

Author: John Crawford Adams
Publisher: London : Royal Society of Medicine Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with a study of life in Elizabethan London, the book goes on to discuss the medical knowledge that was available to Shakespeare. It gives insight into some of the problems faced by ordinary people 400 years ago, with an account of their illnesses and how they were treated; and of how almost everyone was strongly influenced by deeply-rooted beliefs and superstitions.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Adams, John Crawford.
Shakespeare's physic.
London : Royal Society of Medicine Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606310783
Online version:
Adams, John Crawford.
Shakespeare's physic.
London : Royal Society of Medicine Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606623156
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Crawford Adams
ISBN: 1853154636 9781853154638
OCLC Number: 45533933
Notes: Originally published: 1989.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Crawford Adams.

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Beginning with a study of life in Elizabethan London, the book goes on to discuss the medical knowledge that was available to Shakespeare. It gives insight into some of the problems faced by ordinary people 400 years ago, with an account of their illnesses and how they were treated; and of how almost everyone was strongly influenced by deeply-rooted beliefs and superstitions.

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