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Title Practical medicine from Salerno to the Black Death / edited by Luis García-Ballester, Roger French, Jon Arrizabalaga and Andrew Cunningham
Published Cambridge ; New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, 1994
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1994


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Description xiii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: practical medicine from Salerno to the Black Death Luis Garcia-Ballester -- 1. Astrology in medical practice Roger French -- 2. The science and practice of medicine in the thirteenth century according to Guglielmoa da Saliceto, Italian surgeon Jole Agrimi, and Chiara Crisciani -- 3. How to write a Latin book on surgery: organizing principles and authorial devices in Gugleilmo da Saliceto and Dino del Garbo Nancy G. Siraisi -- 4. Derivation and revulsion: the theory and practice of medieval phlebotomy Pedro Gil-Sotres -- 5. Surgical texts and social contexts: physicians and surgeons in Paris, c. 1270 to 1430 Cornelius O’Boyle -- 6. Medical practice in Paris in the first half of the fourteenth century Danielle Jacquart -- 7. Royal surgeons and the value of medical learning: The Crown of Aragon, 1300-1350 Michael R. McVaugh -- 8. Facing the Black Death: perceptions and reactions of university medical practitioners Jon Arrizabalaga -- 9. John of Arderne and the Mediterranean tradition of scholastic surgery Peter Murray Jones -- 10. Documenting medieval women's medical practice Monica H. Green -- 11. A marginal learned medical world: Jewish, Muslim and Christian medical practioners, and the use of Arabic medical sources in late medieval Spain Luis Garcia-Ballester
Summary Essays on the practical aspects of medieval European medicine
Analysis Medicine History
Mediterranean region
Notes "Arises from the conference ... Barcelona, April 1989"--Page xii
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject History of Medicine
History of Medicine, Medieval -- congresses
Medicine, Medieval -- History -- Congresses
History of medicine, Medieval -- Congresses
History, Medieval -- Congresses
Medicine, Medieval -- History
History, Medieval
Genre/Form Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author García Ballester, Luis, editor
French, Roger, editor
Arrizabalaga, Jon, editor
Cunningham, Andrew, editor
LC no. 92049013
ISBN 0521431018 (hbk.)