9781410946492

Medieval Medicine

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  • ISBN13:

    9781410946492

  • ISBN10:

    1410946495

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2012
  • Publisher: Capstone Pr Inc
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Summary

Were there advances in medicine in Medieval Europe and elsewhere in the world? How great was the impact of the break-up of the Roman Empire, and the growth of the Church, on medical practice and public health? This book examines beliefs and practices, pub

Author Biography

Nicola Barber is a well-known author of children's nonfiction books, with over SO titles to her name. She writes about history, as well as environmental issues, geography, and the arts. Claire Jones is a museum professional specializing in the history of medicine. She completed her Ph.D. thesis on 19th century medical advertising and is working to establish a museum of health and medicine at the University of Worcester in England.

Table of Contents

A Backward Step?p. 4
The Christian Churchp. 8
Beliefs and Practicesp. 12
Public Health and Plaguep. 18
Islamic Medicinep. 26
Doctors, Surgeons, and Hospitalsp. 30
Women in Medicinep. 38
Timelinep. 42
Glossaryp. 44
Find Out Morep. 46
Indexp. 48
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