Health and Medicine through History: From Ancient Practices to 21st-Century Innovations [3 volumes]

by
Ruth Clifford Engseditor

Ruth Clifford Engs, RN, EdD, is professor emerita of applied health science in the School of Public Health at Indiana University, Bloomington.

Health and Medicine through History: From Ancient Practices to 21st-Century Innovations [3 volumes]

20190808

Greenwood

Pages 1176
Topics Diseases;Drugs and Remedies;Environmental and Occupational Hazards;Healing and the Arts;Infant and Children's Health;Medical Education and Training;Medical Institutions;Mental and Emotional Health;Religion and Medicine;Surgeons and Surgery;War, Health, and Medicine

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Health and Medicine through History: From Ancient Practices to 21st-Century Innovations [3 volumes]

Author(s): Ruth Clifford Engs
Contributors: Engs, Ruth;
Abstract:

This three-volume set provides a comprehensive yet concise global exploration of health and medicine from ancient times to the present day, helping readers to trace the development of concepts and practices around the world.


• Offers a comprehensive yet concise view of the subject, covering all of human history and all inhabited regions of the world within approachable sections

• Allows readers to trace the evolution of different aspects of health and medicine, helping them to understand why and how our understanding of health has changed over time

• Includes a curated collection of over 100 primary sources to give readers a first-hand look at many aspects of health during different historical time periods around the world

• Follows a standardized chapter structure that makes finding information on specific aspects of health and medicine and comparing/contrasting these aspects from one time period to another easy

Editor(s): Engs, Ruth;
SortTitle: health and medicine through history: from ancient practices to 21st-century innovations [3 volumes]
Keyword(s): Diseases; Drugs and Remedies; Environmental and Occupational Hazards; Healing and the Arts; Infant and Children's Health; Medical Education and Training; Medical Institutions; Mental and Emotional Health; Religion and Medicine; Surgeons and Surgery; War, Health, and Medicine
Author Info:
Ruth Clifford Engseditor

Ruth Clifford Engs, RN, EdD, is professor emerita of applied health science in the School of Public Health at Indiana University, Bloomington.

eISBN-13: 9781440858925
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440858918
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 1176
Publication Date: 20190808