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Combining recent work in medicine with historical and geographical scholarship, this volume offers a comprehensive history of human disease, treating its manifestations throughout the world as well as the variety of approaches the different medical traditions have used to fight it. The first four sections trace the roots of medicine and the concept of disease throughout hi ...more
Hardcover, 1200 pages
Published January 29th 1993 by Cambridge University Press
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