Physicians, Plagues and Progress

Physicians, Plagues and Progress

The History of Western Medicine From Antiquity to Antibiotics

Book - 2016 | First edition
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From earliest times, man has struggled to control his environment and his fate, and a big part of that has always been his health. From the ancients onwards, the study of medicine, including surgery, has exercised some of the greatest minds - and brought profits to some of the less great. Drawing on sources across Europe and beyond, including the huge contributions to medicine made in Medieval Arabia and India, Chapman takes us on a whirlwind tour of what was known when, and what impact it had.
Publisher: Oxford, England : 2016. Lion Books,
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780745968957
9780745970400
Branch Call Number: ANF 610.9 CHAP
Characteristics: xxx, 513 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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