Hippocratic Heritage: A History of Ideas about Weather and Human Health

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Frederick Sargent II
Published by Pergamon Press, New York (1982)
ISBN 10: 0080287891 ISBN 13: 9780080287898
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Book Description Pergamon Press, New York, 1982. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good-. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, light cover curl, otherwise light wear. Solid trade paperback.; "This book is about ideas, ideas that men have had about how weather affects their health." - Preface. Partial Contents: Foreword; Preface; A Personal Note; Perspective; Part I: Introductory Essay: Ancient Roots of the Idea: 1. Ideas of Weather and Health in Hindu Medicine; 2. Ideas of Weather and Health in Greek Medicine; 3. On Weather and Health in Roman Medicine; Part II: Introductory Essay: The Study of Nature: 4. Paracelsus: Nature and Disease; 5. Sanctorius and the Dawn of Measurement; 6. Sydenham and Natural History of Diseases; Part III: Introductory Essay: Enlightenment and Measurement: 7. The Contagious Agency; 8. The Climatic Factor; 9. The Geographical Factor; Part IV: Introductory Essay: Hippocrates Confirmed: 10. The Medical Meteorological Journal: William Hillary and John Fothergill; 11. The Patient and the Weather; 12. The Concepts of Meteorotropy and Seasonality; Epilogue: The History of Human Biometeorology in Retrospect; Appendix I. Medical Meteorological Observations from the Samhitas of Charaka and Susruta; Appendix II. The Medical Meteorology in the Writings of Hippocrates; Appendix III. Medical Meteorological Aphorism in Sanctorius; Appendix IV. Sydenham's Medical Meteorological Observations; Appendix V. James Johnson; Appendix VI. Alfred Jousset; Appendix VII. Medical Meteorological Observations of William Hillary and John Fothergill; Appendix VIII. William Ferdinand Petersen; Index. ; Pergamon International Library of Science, Technology, Engineering & Social Studies; Ex-Library; xlii, 581 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 6492

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Frederick Sargent II
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Book Description Pergamon Press, 1982. Book Condition: Fair. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP88508674

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Frederick Sargent II
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