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The history of anatomy has been the subject of much recent scholarship. This volume shifts the focus to the many different ways in which the function of the body and its fluids were understood in pre-modern European thought. Contributors demonstrate how different academic disciplines can contribute to our understanding of ‘physiology’, and investigate the value of this category to pre-modern medicine.
The book contains individual essays on the wider issues raised by ‘physiology’, and detailed case studies that explore particular aspects and individuals. It will be useful to those working on … read moremedicine and the body in pre-modern cultures, in disciplines including classics, history of medicine and science, philosophy, and literature.
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|Copyright Holders:||2012 The Author|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Art History, Classical Studies, English and Creative Writing, Music
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
|Depositing User:||Helen King|
|Date Deposited:||30 Jan 2012 09:20|
|Last Modified:||23 Sep 2016 10:59|
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