Health, Disease and Society in Europe, 1500-1800: A Sourcebook
The period from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment constitutes a vital phase in the history of European medicine. Elements of continuity with the classical and medieval past are evident in the ongoing importance of a humor-based view of medicine and the treatment of illness. At the same time, new theories of the body emerged in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published March 9th 2004 by Manchester University Press
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