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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
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 Church||p. 8|
|Beliefs and Practices||p. 12|
|Public Health and Plague||p. 18|
|Islamic Medicine||p. 26|
|Doctors, Surgeons, and Hospitals||p. 30|
|Women in Medicine||p. 38|
|Find Out More||p. 46|
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