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  • af Michael Stolberg
    1.263,95 kr.

  • af M.A. Katritzky
    1.523,95 kr.

    In early modern Europe medicine and theatre were often regarded as part of the same popular culture. This title uses the writings of three renowned physicians - the Swiss Platter brothers and their Austrian colleague Guarinonius - to explore the often neglected interfaces between healing and performance.

  • - Human Beings and Human 'Material' in Modern Medical History
    af Sally Wilde
    1.701,95 - 1.895,95 kr.

    Bodies and body parts of the dead have long been considered valuable material for use in medical science. Over time and in different places, they have been dissected, autopsied, investigated, harvested for research and therapeutic purposes. This book examines the history of such activities, from the early nineteenth century through to the present.

  • - Medical Travel and Education in Europe, 1500-1789
    af Andrew Cunningham
    1.711,95 kr.

    Students notoriously vote with their feet, seeking out the best and most innovative teachers of their subject. This book deals with the peregrinatio medica from the viewpoint of the travelling students: who went where; how did they travel; what did they find when they arrived; and, what did they take back with them from their studies.

  • - Contested Deliveries
    af USA) Kosmin & Jennifer F. (Bucknell University
    1.263,95 kr.

  • - Medicine and Botany
    af Dr Cristina Bellorini
    1.711,95 kr.

  • af Adrian Wilson
    1.523,95 kr.

    This book places childbirth in early-modern England within a wider network of social institutions and relationships. Starting with illegitimacy - the violation of the marital norm - it proceeds through marriage to the wider gender-order and so to the 'ceremony of childbirth', the popular ritual through which women collectively controlled this.

  • af Helen King
    1.531,95 kr.

    By far the most influential work on the history of the body, across a wide range of academic disciplines, remains that of Thomas Laqueur. This book puts on trial the one-sex/two-sex model of Laqueur's Making Sex.

  • - Gender, Diagnosis, and Treatment
    af Wendy D. Churchill
    1.711,95 kr.

    An investigation that contributes to the scholarship on women and medicine in early modern Britain by examining the diagnosis and treatment of female patients by male professional medical practitioners from 1590 to 1740.

  • - Working Histories of Clinical Immunology
    af Jennifer Keelan
    1.523,95 kr.

    Places the diverse practices of immunity in their historical contexts. This volume suggests that it was the craft-like, small-scale, and local conditions of clinical medicine that turned the immunity of individuals and populations into biomedical objects. It is suitable for historians and sociologists of health.

  • - Birth Control in South India, 1920-1940
    af Sarah Hodges
    1.523,95 kr.

    Birth control holds an unusual place in the history of medicine. This book outlines the early history of birth control in India, particularly the Tamil south, and illuminates India's role in a global birth control network.

  • af Ann Bradshaw
    1.413,95 kr.

    This work surveys, examines, and analyzes the British apprenticeship model of nurse training from 1860 at St Thomas's Hospital, until the publication of the last national syllabus from the General Nursing Council in England and Wales in 1977.

  • - The British Experience, c.1650-1900
    af John Booker
    1.821,95 kr.

    Examines the methods by which British authorities sought to keep their territories free from contagious diseases, and the reactions to, and practical consequences of, these policies. This study provides a picture of attitudes to trade, culture, politics and medicine in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

  • af Roger King
    494,95 kr.

    Placing the making of the dentiste within social, political and technical contexts, this book aims to receal the origins of the dentiste in the French surgical profession. This new sphere of practice represented a radical departure from what had gone before as this book reveals.

  • - Medicine and Theater
    af Harry W. Paul
    1.523,95 kr.

    Dr Henri de Rothschild was a fifth generation Rothschild and perhaps the most famous of the Paris Rothschilds of the finde-siecle period. This is a biography of Henri de Rothschild that focuses on his medical achievements and that of his close family in France.

  • - Sex, Modernity and Health Crises in Revolutionary France c.1750-1850
    af Sean M. Quinlan
    1.582,95 kr.

    Studies how doctors responded to deep-seated fears about nervous degeneracy and population decline in France between 1750 and 1850. This book uncovers a medical debate in which four generations of hygiene activists used biomedical science to transform the self, sexuality and community in order to regenerate a sick and decaying nation.

  • af Jharna Gourlay
    1.463,95 kr.

    The life of Florence Nightingale features prominently in the body of English literature and fiction, but there is very little written about her involvement with India and the Indian people. This volume explores her influence on health in India even though she never visited the subcontinent.

  • - The History of the Idea of Music as a Cause of Disease
    af James Kennaway
    1.780,95 kr.

    Music has been used as a cure for disease since as far back as King David's Iyre, but the notion that it might be a serious cause of mental and physical illness was rare until the late eighteenth century. This book outlines and explains the development of this idea of pathological music from the Enlightenment onwards.

  • af Robert Weston
    569,95 - 1.523,95 kr.

    Ailing seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French men and women, members of their families, or their local physician or surgeon, could write to high profile physicians and surgeons seeking expert medical advice. This study, the first full-length examination of the practice of consulting by letter.

  • - An Experimental Discipline in Enlightenment Europe
    af Dr. Andrew Cunningham
    1.523,95 kr.

    The eighteenth-century practitioners of anatomy saw their own period as 'the perfection of anatomy'. This book looks at the investigation of anatomy in the 'long' eighteenth century in disciplinary terms. It considers the practical aspects of anatomizing, the questions of how one became an anatomist, and where and how the discipline was practised.

  • af James Kelly
    1.523,95 kr.

    The story of early modern medicine, with its extremes of scientific brilliance and barbaric practice, has long held a fascination for scholars. This title provides an exploration of the changes and developments in medicine as practised in Ireland and by Irish physicians studying and working abroad during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

  • af Claudia Stein
    1.711,95 kr.

    Explores the identity of the 'French disease' (alias the 'French pox' or 'Morbus Gallicus') in the German Imperial city of Augsburg between 1495 and 1630. This book combines concern with conceptualisation of the disease with its practical application. It focuses on how theoretical understanding of the pox shaped the various therapeutic reactions.

  • - Diseases and Dissections in Early Modern Europe
    473,95 kr.

  • - The German Reform of Healing, 1473 1573
    af Erik A. Heinrichs
    473,95 kr.

  • - Garcia de Orta's Colloquies on the Simples and Drugs of India (1563) in Context
    af Palmira Fontes da Costa
    1.643,95 kr.

  • - Medicines, International Standards and the State
    af Anthony C. Cartwright
    1.263,95 kr.

  • - Physician, Polity, and Pen in Early Modern Europe
    af Annemarie Kinzelbach & Andrew Mendelsohn
    1.263,95 kr.

  • af Bjorn Okholm Skaarup
    1.643,95 kr.

    Taking the Vesalian anatomical revolution as its point of departure, this volume charts the apparent rise and fall of anatomy studies within universities in sixteenth-century Spain, focussing particularly on primary sources from 1550 to 1600.

    1.463,95 kr.

    Rather than viewing Hippocratic ideals and values as an unchanging legacy, historians have increasingly explored the ways in which Hippocrates and his medicine have been constructed and reconstructed over time. This book examines the multiple uses, constructions, and meanings since the Renaissance.

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