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Ottoman medicine : healing and medical institutions, 1500-1700 / Miri Shefer-Mossensohn.

  • Shefer-Mossensohn, Miri, 1971-
Date:
[2009], ©2009
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Albany : SUNY Press, [2009], ©2009.

Physical description

xvi, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

Introduction: The marriage of medicine and society -- Medical pluralism, prevention and cure -- "In health and in sickness" : the integrative body -- "Feed the hungry, visit the sick and set those who suffer free" : medical benevolence and social order -- Spaces of disease, disease in space -- Conclusion: Ottoman medicine : Ottoman? Successful? -- Appendix: List of hospitals discussed in the book.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    BW.295.AA5-6
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ISBN

  • 9781438425290
  • 1438425295