A Cultural History of Medicine in the Modern Age (Cultural Histories) (Hardcover)

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By Todd Meyers (Editor)
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Description


A Cultural History of Medicine presents anauthoritative survey from ancient times to the present. The set of six volumescovers over 2500 years of history, charting the changes in medical experience, knowledge and practices throughout history.

This volume, ACultural History of Medicine in the Modern Age, explores medicine as acultural practice from 1920 to the present day. As with all the volumes in the illustrated Cultural History of Medicineset, this volume presents essays on the environment, food, war, animals, objects, experiences, authority and the mind.

A Cultural History of Medicine in the Modern Age is the most authoritative andcomprehensive survey available on medicine in the modern period.

About the Author


Todd Meyers is Associate Professor of Social Studies in Medicine at McGill University, Canada. Roger Cooter is Wellcome Professorial Fellow at UCL Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London, UK.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781472569882
ISBN-10: 1472569881
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: February 9th, 2023
Pages: 248
Language: English
Series: Cultural Histories