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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(225mm x 151mm x 27mm)
Harvard University Press
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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.