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Ancient Babylonian medicine : theory and practice / Markham J. Geller.

Author/Creator:
Geller, Markham J.
Publication:
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series:
Ancient cultures (Malden, Mass.)
Ancient cultures
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 221 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Medicine, Assyro-Babylonian.
Medicine, Assyro-Babylonian -- Philosophy.
Medicine, Assyro-Babylonian -- Methodology.
Magic, Assyro-Babylonian.
Contents:
Introduction to Babylonian medicine and magic
Medicine as science
Who did what to whom?
The politics of medicine
Medicine as literature
Medicine and philosophy
Medical training : MD or PhD?
Uruk medical commentaries
Medicine and magic as independent approaches to healing
Appendix: an edition of a medical commentary.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edith E. Clark Endowment Fund.
Contributor:
Edith E. Clark Endowment Fund.
ISBN:
9781405126526 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1405126523 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Publisher no.:
99939482180
Web link:
The Edith E. Clark Endowment Fund Home Page
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