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Ottoman medicine : healing and medical institutions, 1500-1700 / Miri Shefer-Mossensohn.
- Shefer-Mossensohn, Miri, 1971-
- , ©2009
About this work
Albany : SUNY Press, , ©2009.
xvi, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicineBW.295.AA5-6 Open shelves