Medicine & Disease

The archaeology and cultural backdrop to the study of medicine and disease from the ancient world to the present day.

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  1. Una ‘nuova’ sanità per Firenze capitale

    Una ‘nuova’ sanità per Firenze capitale: Atti del Convegno: 19-20 novembre 2015, Aula Magna, Chiostro del Maglio, Caserma Francesco Redi, Firenze [Paperback]

    Enrico Ghidetti (Editor)

    $39.90

    ISBN: 9788859616733
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Biblioteca di Medicina & Storia
    The proceedings of the conference held in November 2015 focus on the health care institutions around 1865, when Florence became Italy’s capital city. The contributions show how this event affected the city’s history, l... .... Learn More
  2. Annotazioni al ‘Trattato delle malattie dei lavoratori’ di Bernardino Ramazzini ‘De Morbis artificum Bernardini Ramazzini diatriba’ (1713)

    Annotazioni al ‘Trattato delle malattie dei lavoratori’ di Bernardino Ramazzini ‘De Morbis artificum Bernardini Ramazzini diatriba’ (1713) [Paperback]

    Francesco Carnevale (Author)

    $66.00

    ISBN: 9788859616337
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Biblioteca di Medicina & Storia
    Published for the first time by Bernardino Ramazzini in 1700, De Morbis Artificum Diatriba  is a fundamental text for occupational medicine. This book offers an Italian “distilled” version of the Treaty, reduced to the substance of his revolutiona... .... Learn More
  3. Environment, Society and the Black Death

    Environment, Society and the Black Death: An interdisciplinary approach to the late-medieval crisis in Sweden [Paperback]

    Per Lagerås (Editor)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781785700545
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    In the mid-fourteenth century the Black Death ravaged Europe, leading to dramatic population drop and social upheavals. Recurring plague outbreaks together with social factors pushed Europe into a deep crisis that lasted for more ... .... Learn More
  4. Peste

    Peste: Il ‘flagello di Dio’ fra letteratura e scienza [Paperback]

    Marco Geddes da Filicaia (Author); Costanza Geddes da Filicaia (Author)

    $64.00

    ISBN: 9788859615019
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Biblioteca di Medicina & Storia
    The book runs through the medical-scientific and literary history of Black Death. From the plague that devastated Athens in the 5th century BC, unto the contagion that spread to San Francisco in the first decade of the 20th centur... .... Learn More
  5. Giuseppe Barellai (1813-1884)

    Giuseppe Barellai (1813-1884): Il dovere del medico, la situazione sanitaria dell’Ottocento e le nuove realtà epidemiologiche [Paperback]

    Francesco Carnevale (Editor); Diana Esther (Editor)

    $29.50

    ISBN: 9788859614265
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Biblioteca di Medicina & Storia
    The figure of Giuseppe Barellai – doctor, public health and political activist -  imposed itself within Tuscan and national history of the second half of the Nineteenth century. A complex character, very renowned and highly respected by his contem... .... Learn More
  6. Medicine and Healing in the Ancient Mediterranean World

    Medicine and Healing in the Ancient Mediterranean World [Hardback]

    D. Michaelides (Editor)

    Regular Price: $95.00

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    ISBN: 9781782972358
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    There are many recoverable aspects and indications concerning medicine and healing in the ancient past – from the archaeological evidence of skeletal remains, grave-goods comprising medical and/or surgical equipment and visu... .... Learn More
  7. Medicine, Healing and Performance

    Medicine, Healing and Performance [Paperback]

    Effie Gemi-Iordanou (Editor); Stephen Gordon (Editor); Robert Matthew (Editor); Ellen McInnes (Editor); Rhiannon Pettitt (Editor)

    Regular Price: $49.99

    Special Price: $12.98

    ISBN: 9781782971580
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Whether it is the binding of shattered bones or the creation of herbal remedies, human agency is a central feature of the healing process. Both archaeological and anthropological research has contributed much to our understanding ... .... Learn More
  8. Shuffling Nags, Lame Ducks

    Shuffling Nags, Lame Ducks: The Archaeology of Animal Disease [Paperback]

    Laszlo Bartosiewicz (Author); Erika Gal (Author)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9781782971894
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The analysis of animal bone assemblages from archaeological sites provides much valuable data concerning economic and husbandry practices in the past, as well as insights into cultural and symbolic or ritual activity. Animal palae... .... Learn More
  9. Chimes of Time

    Chimes of Time: Wounded Health Professionals. Essays on Recovery [Paperback]

    Bruce Kirkcaldy (Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9789088900945
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This book is an ambitious project uniting various fields in a multidisciplinary venture drawing on academics and clinicians from medicine, psychology and educational sciences. The interdisciplinary approach has assembled medical, educational and ... .... Learn More
  10. Settecento anni di storia. San Giovanni di Dio

    Settecento anni di storia. San Giovanni di Dio: Un ospedale da non dimenticare [Hardback]

    Diana Esther (Author); Ghidetti Enrico (Author)

    $150.00

    ISBN: 9788859611820
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    The San Giovanni di Dio Hospital, built at the end of the fourteenth century under the name of Santa Maria dell’Umiltà is in Florence in Borgo Ognissanti. With the contributions of authoritative scholars, the book celebrates its sanitary and socia... .... Learn More

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