Medieval medicine / Nicola Barber.Material type: TextSeries: Medicine through the agesPublication details: Chicago, Ill. : Raintree, c2013.Edition: 1st ed., Express edDescription: 48 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 26 cmISBN:
- 9781410946614 (hb (freestyle express))
- 9781410946676 (hb (freestyle express))
- 610 23
- R141 .B37 2013
Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
A backwards step? -- The Christian church -- Beliefs and practices -- Public health and plague -- Islamic medicine -- Doctors, surgeons, and hospitals -- Women in medicin -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Find out more -- Index
Medieval Medicine examines beliefs and practices, public heath, and plague in the medieval world. It demonstrates that while learning was limited, there were important developments around the Islamic world and Europe.