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. From Blue Ribbons to Code Blue

    From Blue Ribbons to Code Blue [Paperback]

    Jennifer Miller Field (Author); Joanne Field (Author); Alan Weiss PhD (Other)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9781941934036
    Published by : Grove Street
    From a young age, Jennifer Field was in love with horses and riding. Blessed with natural talent, she was headed for the Olympics when a traumatic brain injury took that dream away. From Blue Ribbon to Code Blue tells the inspiring story of her co... .... Learn More
  2. Medicine and Health Care in Early Christianity

    Medicine and Health Care in Early Christianity [Paperback]

    Gary B. Ferngren (Author)

    £19.50

    ISBN: 9781421420066
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    Drawing on New Testament studies and recent scholarship on the expansion of the Christian church, Gary B. Ferngren presents a comprehensive historical account of medicine and medical philanthropy in the first five centuries of the Christian e... .... Learn More
  3. Galen: On the Structure of the Art of Medicine. The Art of Medicine. On the Practice of Medicine to Glaucon

    Galen: On the Structure of the Art of Medicine. The Art of Medicine. On the Practice of Medicine to Glaucon [Hardback]

    Ian Johnston (Editor)

    £15.95

    ISBN: 9780674997004
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Galen of Pergamum (AD 129–?199/216), physician to the court of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, was a philosopher, scientist, and medical historian, a theoretician and practitioner, who wrote forcefully and prolifically on an as... .... Learn More
  4. Riverview Hospital for Children and Youth

    Riverview Hospital for Children and Youth [Hardback]

    Richard J. Wiseman (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780819575890
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Prior to 1972, visitors to Connecticut state mental hospitals might have noticed a six-year-old chronically depressed girl crouching in the corner of a chaotic cafeteria, or a seven-year-old autistic boy sleeping on a cot next to a seventy-year-ol... .... Learn More
  5. 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)

    £36.00

    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
  6. Arabian Drugs in Medieval Mediterranean Medicine

    Arabian Drugs in Medieval Mediterranean Medicine [Hardback]

    Zohar Amar (Author); Efraim Lev (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780748697816
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    For more than one thousand years Arab medicine held sway in the ancient world, from the shores of Spain in the West to China, India and Sri Lanka (Ceylon) in the East. This book explores the impact of Greek (as well as Indian and Persian) med... .... Learn More
  7. Food and Health in Early Modern Europe

    Food and Health in Early Modern Europe: Diet, Medicine and Society 1450-1800 [Paperback]

    David Gentilcore (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781472534972
    Published by : Bloomsbury
     Food and Health in Early Modern Europe is both a history of food practices and a history of the medical discourse about that food. It is also an exploration of the interaction between the two: the relationship between evolving foodways ... .... Learn More
  8. Abortion in the Early Middle Ages, c.500-900

    Abortion in the Early Middle Ages, c.500-900 [Hardback]

    Zubin Mistry (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781903153574
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    When a Spanish monk struggled to find the right words to convey his unjust expulsion from a monastery in a desperate petition to a sixth-century king, he likened himself to an aborted fetus. Centuries later, a ninth-century queen ... .... Learn More
  9. Pandemic Disease in the Medieval World: Rethinking the Black Death (ARC Medieval Press - The Medieval Globe)

    Pandemic Disease in the Medieval World: Rethinking the Black Death (ARC Medieval Press - The Medieval Globe) [Hardback]

    Monica H. Green (Editor)

    £64.00

    ISBN: 9781942401001
    Published by : Arc Medieval Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
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  10. Medicine, Religion and Gender in Medieval Culture

    Medicine, Religion and Gender in Medieval Culture [Hardback]

    Nao Kukita Yoshikawa (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843844013
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Current preoccupations with the body have led to a growing interest in the intersections between religion, literature and the history of medicine, and, more specifically, how they converge within a given culture. This collection o... .... Learn More

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