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A Cultural History Of Medicine

by Roger Cooter

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How has our understanding of medicine evolved over the past 2,500 years? A Cultural History of Medicine, as the first comprehensive and interdisciplinary overview of the cultural history of medicine from ancient times to modernity, discusses this. With six highly illustrated volumes covering 2500 years of human history, this is the definitive reference work on the subject.

Voume 1 – A Cultural History of Medicine in Antiquity (Edited by Laurence Totelin, Cardiff University, UK)

Voume 2 – A Cultural History of Medicine in the Middle Ages (Edited by Iona McCleery, University of Leeds, UK)

Voume 3 – A Cultural History of Medicine in the Renaissance (Edited by Elaine Leong, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Germany and Claudia Stein, University of Warwick, UK)

Voume 4 – A Cultural History of Medicine in the Age of Enlightenment (Edited by Lisa Smith, University of Essex, UK)

Voume 5 – A Cultural History of Medicine in the Age of Empire (Edited by Jonathan Reinarz, University of Birmingham, UK)

Voume 6 – A Cultural History of Medicine in the Modern Age (Edited by Todd Meyers, McGill University, Canada)

The Cultural Histories series offers an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age and thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages.

Hardback: 6 Volumes
Product Dimensions: 176 x 250 mm
ISBN: 9781472569875

Published by Bloomsbury