Medicine And Society In Later Medieval England..
Bound in original black cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A fine copy.
4to. 7 x 10 inches. xvi + 241 pp.
Illustrated by 14 pages of colour plates, including frontispiece and by 64 black and white text figures. Decorated by colour vignette on half title and by publisher's device on verso of title.
Reprint of the first edition of 1995. A well illustrated comprehensive study of the development and practice of medicine in the later Middle Ages, including medical theory, training and organisation and the care of the sick. Carole Rawcliffe (b.1946), medieval historian and writer on the history of medicine, was Professor of Medieval History at the University of East Anglia.
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