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Health and Wellness in the Renaissance and Enlightenment - Health and Wellness in Daily Life (Hardback)
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Health and Wellness in the Renaissance and Enlightenment - Health and Wellness in Daily Life (Hardback)

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Hardback 268 Pages / Published: 16/07/2013
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Examining a 300-year period that encompasses the Scientific Revolution, this engrossing book offers a fresh and clearly organized discussion of the human experience of health, medicine, and health care, from the Age of Discovery to the era of the French Revolution.


* Photographs and illustrations from medical texts and other works of the period

* A glossary of technical, cultural, and historical terms

* A bibliography of modern and period resources

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313381362
Number of pages: 268
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"[A] well-written text. . . . [An] ideal starting point for anyone interested in the place of medicine during this time period. Summing Up: Recommended. Undergraduate and general collections in history, women's history, and history of medicine." - Choice
"This series is at once accessible and yet interesting enough to satisfy curious readers of the history of health and wellness. . . . This work is recommended for public and academic libraries as a valuable layperson's introduction to health and wellness across time and spanning the globe." - ARBA

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