The History of Medicine

The History of Medicine

by Lizabeth Hardman

Hardcover

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Overview

The World History series examines the eras, events, civilizations, and movements that have shaped human history, providing readers with insight into the past and its many legacies. Vivid writing, full-color photographs and extensive use of fully cited primary and secondary source quotations provide a sense of immediacy. Sidebars, time lines, indexes, and annotated bibliographies, which appear in every volume, offer a wealth of additional information as well as provide launching points for further discussion and study.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420506716
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/30/2011
Series: Lucent World History Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Important Dates in the History of Medicine 8

Introduction: From Shaman to Surgeon 10

Chapter 1 The Beginning: Primitive and Ancient Medicine 14

Chapter 2 Greek and Roman Medicine 29

Chapter 3 Medicine in the Middle Ages 43

Chapter 4 Medical Awakening: The Renaissance 59

Chapter 5 Medical Revolution in the Age of Reason 76

Chapter 6 Challenges in the Twentieth Century and Beyond 92

Notes 108

Glossary 111

For More Information 113

Index 114

Picture Credits 119

About the Author 120

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