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Experiencing Illness and the Sick Body in Early Modern Europe (Hardback)
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Experiencing Illness and the Sick Body in Early Modern Europe (Hardback)

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Hardback 292 Pages / Published: 08/11/2011
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Based on thousands of letters written by patients and their relatives and on a wide range of other sources, this book provides the first comprehensive account of how early modern people understood, experienced and dealt with common diseases and how they dealt with them on a day-to-day basis.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230243439
Number of pages: 292
Weight: 580 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23 mm


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'Stolberg's compelling study demonstrates the vitality of the social history of medicine, and shows that it is possible to capture the sensations of the sick in past centuries.' - Hannah Newton, University of Cambridge, Social History of Medicine

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