Western Medical Thought from Antiquity to the Middle Ages by Mirko D. Grmek
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Western Medical Thought from Antiquity to the Middle Ages
By Mirko D. Grmek

Western Medical Thought from Antiquity to the Middle Ages

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Western Medical Thought from Antiquity to the Middle Ages by Mirko D. Grmek

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This text covers medical thought from antiquity through to the Middle Ages, reconstructing the slow transformation and sudden changes in theory and practice that marked the birth and early development of Western medicine. Throughout the links between socioeconomics are highlighted, with a focus on the physician, and the scientific ideas, beliefs and techniques behind prevailing medical practices.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674007956
ISBN-10: 0674007956
Format: Paperback
(225mm x 151mm x 27mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 7-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mirko D. Grmek

Mirko D. Grmek is Director of Studies at the Ecole Practique des Hautes Etudes, Sorbonne, Paris. He is the author of History of AIDS: The Emergence and Origin of a Modern Pandemic.

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