By Sheldon Watts

Disease and medication in international historical past is a concise creation to different rules approximately illnesses and their remedy during the international. Drawing on case stories from old Egypt to present-day the US, Asia and Europe, this survey discusses recommendations of affliction and sorts of therapy in lots of cultures.

Sheldon Watts indicates that many clinical practices some time past have been formed as a lot through philosophers and metaphysicians as via university-trained medical professionals and different practitioners.

Subjects lined include:

  • Pharaonic Egypt and the pre-conquest New World

  • the evolution of scientific platforms within the center East

  • health and therapeutic at the Indian subcontinent

  • medicine and illness in China

  • the globalization of affliction within the sleek world

  • the delivery and evolution of contemporary clinical medicine.

This quantity is a landmark contribution to the sector of worldwide background. It covers the primary scientific platforms recognized on this planet, in accordance with broad unique study. Watts increases questions about globalization in drugs and the capability effect of infectious illnesses within the current day.

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