Medieval Medicine And The Plague

Author by : Lynne Elliott
Languange : en
Publisher by : Crabtree Publishing Company
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Description : Illustrates how death and incurable disease were considered a common part of medieval life and offers a history of the Black Death, or the plague, which killed millions of people in Europe.


The Plague And Medicine In The Middle Ages

Author by : Fiona MacDonald
Languange : en
Publisher by : Paw Prints
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Description : Describes the illnesses, plagues, diagnoses, and treatments during the Middle Ages.


Medieval Medicine

Author by : Nicola Barber
Languange : en
Publisher by : Raintree
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Description : Examines beliefs and practices, public health, and plague in the medieval world.


Medicine Before The Plague

Author by : Michael R. McVaugh
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : An account of the medical world in eastern Spain in the decades before the Black Death.


Practical Medicine From Salerno To The Black Death

Author by : Luis Garcia-Ballester
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : From the eleventh century to the Black Death in 1348 Europe was economically vigorous and expanding, especially in Mediterranean societies. In this world of growing wealth new educational institutions were founded, the universities, and it was in these that a new form of medicine came to be taught and which widely influenced medical care throughout Europe. The essays in this collection focus on the practical aspects of medieval medicine, and among other issues they explore how far this new learned medicine percolated through to to the popular level; how the learned medical men understood and coped with plague; the theory and practice of medical astrology, and of bleeding (phlebotomy) for the cure and prevention of illness. Several essays deal with the development and interrelations of the nascent medical profession, and of Christian, Muslim and Jewish practioners one to another. Special emphasis is given to the practice of surgery and, the problems of recovering knowledge of a large proportion of medical care - that given by women - are also explored. This collection forms a companion volume to The Medical Renaissance of the Sixteenth Century (1985, edited by Andrew Wear, Roger French and I. M. Lonie), The Medical Revolution of the Seventeenth Century (1989, edited by Roger French and Andrew Wear), The Medical Enlightenment of the Eighteenth Century (1990, edited by Andrew cunningham and Roger French), and The Laboratory Revolution in Medicine (1992, edited by Andrew Cunningham and Perry Williams).


Medicine From The Black Death To The French Disease

Author by : Roger Kenneth French
Languange : en
Publisher by : Ashgate Publishing
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Description : Covering the period from the triumphant economic revival of Europe after the collapse of the Western Roman Empire, this book offers an examination of the state of contemporary medicine and the subsequent transplantation of European medicine worldwide.


The Black Death

Author by : Joseph Patrick Byrne
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : An ideal introduction and guide to the greatest natural disaster to ever curse humanity, replete with illustrations, biographical sketches, and primary documents. Presents medieval and modern perspectives of this disturbing yet fascinating tragic historical episode.


Pestilence In Medieval And Early Modern English Literature

Author by : Bryon Lee Grigsby
Languange : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Description : This book examines three diseases - leprosy, bubonic plague and syphillis - to show how doctors, priests and authors in the Middle Ages saw certain illnesses through a moral filter: as punishment from God.


Medieval Medicine

Author by : Faith Wallis
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Toronto Press
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Description : In this collection of over 100 primary sources, many translated for the first time, Faith Wallis reveals the dynamic world of medicine in the Middle Ages that has been largely unavailable to students and scholars.


Black Death

Author by : Robert S. Gottfried
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : A fascinating work of detective history, The Black Death traces the causes and far-reaching consequences of this infamous outbreak of plague that spread across the continent of Europe from 1347 to 1351. Drawing on sources as diverse as monastic manuscripts and dendrochronological studies (which measure growth rings in trees), historian Robert S. Gottfried demonstrates how a bacillus transmitted by rat fleas brought on an ecological reign of terror -- killing one European in three, wiping out entire villages and towns, and rocking the foundation of medieval society and civilization.