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The Western Medical Tradition

800 BC1800 AD

by Lawrence I. Conrad

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History Of Medicine,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • History,
  • Medical / History,
  • Medicine - History,
  • Medicine

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages570
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7738823M
    ISBN 100521381355
    ISBN 109780521381352

    The Western Herbal Tradition provides a comprehensive and critical exploration of the use of plant medicines through years of history from Dioscorides to the present day. It follows each of the 27 herbs through a wide range of key sources from European, Arabic and American traditions including Greek, Roman and Renaissance texts. The Western Medical Tradition: (1st Edition) by William F. Bynum, Anne Hardy, Stephen Jacyna, Christopher Lawrence, E. M. Tansey Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN | | | Need it Fast? 2 day shipping options This book, first published in , is a detailed and Book Edition: 1st Edition.

    The second volume, The Western Medical Tradition, , is a detailed and authoritative account, which describes the most important people, events, and transformations in 'Western' medicine, with explanations for why medicine developed as it did. It contains one of the first historical summaries of the development of medicine after WWII. - The Western Medical Tradition: BC to AD Lawrence I. Conrad, Michael Neve, Vivian Nutton, Roy Porter, and Andrew Wear Index More information. Title: Author: Administrator Created Date:File Size: 2MB.

    The Western Medical Tradition, – is a companion volume to The Western Medical Tradition,BC toAD W. F. Bynum is Professor Emeritus of the History of Medicine at University College London. He is the co-editor (with Roy Porter) of MedicineandtheFiveSenses(Cambridge, ), and. Buy The Western Medical Tradition: BC to Ad by Lawrence I Conrad online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.


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Book Description Dating back to the fifth century B.C., Greek medical practice has significantly influenced Western medical tradition up to by playing a major role in the understanding and treatment of health and disease.

This book charts the influence of this tradition through twenty by: Book Description Written by leading experts in the field, The Western Medical Tradition, not only describes the most important people, events, and transformations in the past two centuries of Western medicine, but gives explanations for why medicine developed as it did, becoming as important as it has in the modern by: Written by members of the Academic Unit of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, the world's leading centre for the history of medicine, this book surveys the Western medical tradition in all its aspects from the Greeks until AD, and in its transformations and transplantations into the world of Islam and the Americas/5(24).

It is an authoritative source of new information as well as a synthesis of the current state of knowledge on this fascinating subject. The Western Medical Tradition, is a companion volume to The Western Medical Tradition, BC to AD /5(9). The influence of Greek medical practices dating back to the fifth century B.C.

has had an immeasurable impact on the development of medicine in the West over the subsequent centuries. This text is designed to cover the history of Western medicine from Classical Antiquity to Brand: Cambridge University Press.

Written by members of the Academic Unit of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, the world's leading centre for the history of medicine, this book surveys the Western medical /5(3).

The Western Medical Tradition: BC to AD The influence of Greek medical practices dating back to the fifth century B.C. has had an immeasurable impact on.

Description This text, written by members of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine and first published inis designed to cover the history of western medicine from classical antiquity to /5(24).

Description This book, first published inis a detailed and authoritative account of the last two centuries of the development of 'Western' medicine, a tradition now important everywhere in the world/5(9).

'The Western Medical Tradition is an extremely important publication which is certain to remain the best introduction to the history of pre western medicine for the next decade.

Elegantly written and beautifully illustrated, it is a delight to read and re-read. Even the copious index is a work of art.' Laurence Brockliss, Medical History/5(6). - The western medical tradition - to - by W.

Bynum, Anne Hardy, Stephen Jacyna, Christopher Lawrence and E. (Tilli) Tansey Excerpt. Introduction. This work is the companion to The Western Medical Tradition, BC to AD Like the former work, it is written by members of the academic staff of The Wellcome Trust Brand: Cambridge University Press.

The Western Medical Tradition: Written by leading experts who not only describe the most important people, events, and transformations, but give explanations for why medicine developed as it did, this new edition contains one of the first historical summaries of the development of medicine after the Second World War.

Lawrence I Conrad, Michael Neve, Vivian Nutton, Roy Porter, Andrew Wear Cambridge University Press, pounds sterling, pp ISBN 0 3 Covering years of Western medical history in less than pages could be regarded as an accomplishment in itself—and the mere listing of the contents of The Western Medical Tradition Author: Pietro Corsi.

The Western medical tradition spans millennia, extending from the prehistoric use of plants and herbs to heal wounds through the technological advances of the present day.

Over that long history, the practice of medicine shifted from prescientific holistic approaches to modern, scientifically supported explanations of by: 3. Book Description Written by leading experts in the field, this book, first published indescribes the most important people, events, and transformations in the past two centuries of Western medicine.

This volume is an authoritative source of new information as well as a synthesis of the current state of knowledge on this fascinating subject/5(3). The authors of this excellent volume, all of them leading historians of medicine and members of the Academic Unit of the prestigious London Wellcome Institute of the History of Medicine, present an accurate survey of the western medical tradition from classical antiquity to the nineteenth century.

"The Western Medical Tradition is a beautifully produced should not, however, be regarded as a book only for doctors and medical students, for it would sit just as easily on the shelves of anyone with an interest in health and disease." The LancetPages: It is an authoritative source of new information as well as a synthesis of the current state of knowledge on this fascinating subject.

The Western Medical Tradition, â " is a companion volume to The Western Medical Tradition, BC to AD " â " Cambridge University Press. Seller Inventory # PW   This book forms the companion volume to The Western Medical Tradition BC to ADpublished by Cambridge University Press inand thus completes a magisterial overview of the history of medicine in Europe and America.

Written by members of the Academic Unit of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, the world's leading centre for the history of medicine, this book surveys the Western medical tradition in all its aspects from the Greeks until AD, and in its transformations and transplantations into the world of Islam and the Americas.

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