Materials and Medicine: Trade, Conquest and Therapeutics in the Eighteenth Century
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Materials and Medicine: Trade, Conquest and Therapeutics in the Eighteenth Century

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Medicine was transformed in the eighteenth century. Aligning the trajectories of intellectual and material wealth, this book uncovers how medicine acquired a new materialism as well as new materials in the context of global commerce and warfare. Bringing together a wide range of sources, this book argues that the intellectual developments in European medicine were inextric...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published January 15th 2011 by Manchester University Press
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