Patients and practitioners : lay perceptions of medicine in pre-industrial society /
The essays in this volume provide an unusual historical perspective on the experience of illness: they try to reconstruct what being ill (from a minor ailment to fatal sickness) was like in pre-industrial society from the point of view of the sufferers themselves. The authors examine the meanings th...
Cambridge ; New York :
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Cambridge history of medicine.
|Online Access:||Online version|
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