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Wear, A.; R. K. French & I. M. Lonie (eds.) Listings

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1 Wear, A.; R. K. French & I. M. Lonie (eds.) The Medical Renaissance of the Sixteenth Century
Cambridge Cambridge University Press (1985) 0521301122 / 9780521301121 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
No signatures. Some spots of foxing to page edges.; xvi, 349 pages. Papered boards. Page dimensions: 228 x 150mm. "The links between medicine and the rest of renaissance intellectual life were intimate. Together with theology and law, medicine stood at the top of the university curriculum in the northern universities, requiring as a precondition a full arts education, which included the scientific elements of natural philosophy on which medicine was based." - from the editors' Introduction. Twelve chapters, by various contributors, including: "Aristotle among the physicians" by C. B. Schmitt; "Humanist surgery" by V. Nutton; "Explorations in renaissance writings on the practice of medicine" by A. Wear; "The 'Paris Hippocratics': teaching and research in Paris in the second half of the sixteenth century" by Iain M. Lonie; "The generation of disease: occult causes and diseases of the total substance" by L. Deer Richardson. ; 8vo 
Price: 81.00 NZD
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