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Publishing and Medicine in Early Modern England

  • 294 Pages
  • 4.20 MB
  • English
University of Rochester Press
History of medicine, Publishing industry, Social history, Language, Europe - Great Britain - General, Language Arts & Disciplines, History - General History, Publishing, England, History, Science / History, 16th century, 17th century, Medicine, Pri
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9619333M
ISBN 101580461190
ISBN 139781580461191

This work investigates the book trade, the role it played in medicine, and the impact of the debate itself on the public sphere. Chapters analyze the politics and religious preferences of printers and sellers, gender as a factor in medical publishing, and the location of London bookshops, for clues to the business of by: This book examines the effects of medical publishing on the momentous theoretical and jurisdictional controversies in health care in early modern England.

The simultaneous collapse of medical orthodoxy and the control of medicine in London by the Royal Co. Get this from a library. Publishing and medicine in early modern England.

[Elizabeth Lane Furdell] -- "This book examines the effects of medical publishing on the momentous theoretical and jurisdictional controversies in health care in early modern England." "The simultaneous collapse of medical.

Chapter 1. Making Recipe Books in Early Modern England: Material Practices and the Social Production of Knowledge Chapter 2. Managing Health and Household from Afar Chapter 3. Collecting Recipes Step-by-Step Chapter 4.

Recipe Trials in the Early Modern Household Chapter 5. Writing the Family Archive: Recipes and the Paperwork of Kinship. History of publishing, an account of the selection, preparation, and marketing of printed matter from its origins in ancient times to the present.

The activity has grown from small beginnings into a vast and complex industry responsible for the dissemination of all manner of cultural Publishing and Medicine in Early Modern England book. The social history of medicine over the past fifteen years has redrawn the boundaries of medical history.

Specialized papers and monographs have contributed to our knowledge of how medicine has affected society and how society has shaped medicine.

This book synthesizes, through a series of essays, some of the most significant findings of this "new social history" of s: 2. Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe, in the highly successful series of New Approaches, offers undergraduate students a concise introduction to a subject rich in historical excitement and interest.

Mary Lindemann, a distinguished scholar of the history of medicine, writes with exceptional clarity and examines medicine from a social and cultural perspective rather than a narrowly.

The study of anatomy begins at least as early as BC, the date of the Edwin Smith Surgical treatise shows that the heart, its vessels, liver, spleen, kidneys, hypothalamus, uterus and bladder were recognized, and that the blood vessels were known to emanate from the heart.

Other vessels are described, some carrying air, some mucus, and two to the right ear are said to carry. Early medieval medicine. In general, early medieval medical texts were based on the writings of the ancient medical authorities, especially Hippocrates (b.d.

BC) and Galen of Pergamum (b.d.

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Treatises attributed to Hippocrates date to the 5th and 4th centuries BC, and modern scholars have concluded ‘he’ was not. However, perhaps inevitably in a book of such scope and nuance, there are times when those who are not experts in the area may benefit from a restatement of these points.

As a whole, however, this is a fascinating and thought provoking book which provides a fresh and compelling take on witchcraft in early modern England.

Medieval medicine in Western Europe was composed of a mixture of existing ideas from antiquity. In the Early Middle Ages, following the fall of the Western Roman Empire, standard medical knowledge was based chiefly upon surviving Greek and Roman texts, preserved in monasteries and elsewhere.

Medieval medicine is widely misunderstood, thought of as a uniform attitude composed of placing hopes. Arnold Hunt teaches early modern history at the University of Cambridge. His publications include The Art of Hearing: English Preachers and their Audiences, (), and his research interests are focused on the history of religion, censorship, the book trade and the history of collecting.

Magic and religion played a large part in the medicine of prehistoric or early human society. Administration of a vegetable drug or remedy by mouth was accompanied by incantations, dancing, grimaces, and all the tricks of the magician.

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Therefore, the first doctors, or “medicine men,” were witch doctors or sorcerers. The use of charms and talismans, still prevalent in modern times, is of. Mystical Bedlam explores the social history of insanity of early seventeenth-century England by means of a detailed analysis of the records of Richard Napier, a clergyman and astrological physician, who treated over mentally disturbed patients between and Napier's clients were drawn from every social rank and his therapeutic techniques included all the types of psychological Reviews: 1.

Field C. Many hands hands: writing the self in early modern women's recipe books. In: Dowd MM, Eckerle JA, editors.

Genre and women's life writing in early modern England. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing; pp. 49– Fissell M. Introduction: women, health and healing in early modern Europe. Bulletin of the History of Medicine. ; 82 (1. Primary source texts dealing with medicine from the medieval and early modern periods are available in several formats.

1) There are online collections available. Haverford has access to Early English Books Online (EEBO) (see below). Other primary source collections like Gallica from France's Bibliothèque national are open access on the Web.

2) Other sources are available in modern printed. Precious stones played an important role in early modern medicine. These widespread medicinal objects could be administered in a variety of ways and, most importantly, by wearing.

It is here that these medicinal jewels overlap with the famous desire of the gentry of the period to partake in opulent displays of gemstones on their person. Katharine Parke, Doctors and Medicine in Early Renaissance Florence (Princeton, ).

WL X; Margaret Pelling, The Common Lot: Sickness, Medical Occupations and the Urban Poor in Early Modern England (London, ). WL X; Dorothy Porter and Roy Porter, In Sickness and in Health: The British Experience, (London, ). WL X   Weisser Olivia. Boils, Pushes and Wheals: Reading Bumps on the Body in Early Modern England.

Social History of Medicine. ; – [Google Scholar] Craik Katharine A. Reading Sensations in Early Modern England. Palgrave Macmillan; Basingstoke: [Google Scholar]. Books and Readers in Early Modern England examines readers, reading, and publication practices from the Renaissance to the Restoration.

The essays draw on an array of documentary evidence—from library catalogs, prefaces, title pages and dedications, marginalia, commonplace books, and letters to ink, paper, and bindings—to explore individual reading habits and Format: Paperback.

B MS b Boston Medical Library, Countway Library of Medicine; Account books of Job Godfrey, (inclusive), (bulk). B MS b Boston Medical Library, Countway Library of Medicine; Doctor Daniel Brigham's Book, (inclusive). B MS b   Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe. 2d ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, E-mail Citation» A survey of medicine that can be used very effectively as a textbook.

Organized topically rather than chronologically, it examines medicine and its place in the broader intellectual, social, and cultural arena. Medicine and the Market in England and its Colonies, c c provides a splendid critical re-evaluation of the concept.

Suggestive, intelligently written and based on primary research across a wide field, this is a volume which no historian of medicine and no specialist of early modern England can afford to be without.'.

Early Medicine is the Library’s blog on medicine and health from the ancient world to the end of the 17th century. Health and medicine are understood very broadly in the blog, encompassing human and animal health, experiences of illness, the social and cultural impact of.

Palmer, a professor of early modern European history at the University of Chicago, compares early printed books like the Gutenberg Bible to how e-books.

The links below provide a sampling of reading lists used for general exams. East Asia 20th Century China () Early Modern Japan () Modern Japan () Europe Britain and its Empire (Prof.

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Jasanoff, ) Early Modern Europe (Intellectual-Cultural OR France) (Prof. Blair, ) Central Europe () Britain and the British Empire () European Political Parties. Maladies and Medicine offers a lively exploration of health and medical cures in early modern England. Case studies and personal anecdotes taken from doctors’ notes, personal journals, diaries, letters and even court records show the reactions of individuals to their illnesses and treatments, bringing the reader into close proximity with.

Evans' book will be of great interest to early modern cultural historians, historians of the family, of sexuality, of demographics, of medicine and of the supernatural.

CROMOHS A short and sweet book on the cultural place of aphrodisiacs in early modern England. The history of medicine shows how societies have changed in their approach to illness and disease from ancient times to the present. Early medical traditions include those of Babylon, China, Egypt and India.

Sushruta, from India, introduced the concepts of medical diagnosis and Hippocratic Oath was written in ancient Greece in the 5th century BCE, and is a direct inspiration for.

History: Science & Medicine: Primary Sources - Medicine. A research guide to primary and secondary sources for the history of science and medicine. book, An essay on the venereal diseases Early English Books Online (EEBO) This link opens in a new window.

"The first systematic treatise on mining and metallurgy and one of the first technological books of modern times" (PMM).

The book is extensively illustrated with a fine series of almost woodcuts, some signed with the monogram "RMD", generally attributed to Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch (fl. ) or, less commonly, Blasius Weffring.The Laws of Medicine: Field Notes From an Uncertain Science. by Siddhartha Mukherjee Essential, required reading for doctors and patients alike: A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and one of the world’s premiere cancer researchers reveals an urgent philosophy on the little-known principles that govern medicine—and how understanding these principles can empower us all.The book reviews published on this blog are also aimed at a broad audience and so focus on content.

Founding Editor and Contributor: Dr Jennifer Evans I am a Senior lecturer in History at the University of Hertfordshire. My research focuses on gender, the body and medicine in early modern England.