A collection of essays that examine the diverse range of medical activity in a variety of European courts from the sixteenth to nineteenth century. The contributors paint a vivid portrait of the changing nature of medical practice in court life. This book should be of interest to upper level students of history of medicine, social history and European history.
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Book Description Routledge, London, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. First edition. 1990. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in black cloth, with dust jacket. 299pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Internally clean and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # z010152
Book Description Routledge, London, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. First edition. 1990. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in black cloth, with dust jacket. 299pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Internally clean and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # z010153
Book Description Routledge, London, 1990. Book Condition: Very Good. x 301p hardback, dustjacket remains clean and without wear, pages are bright, one earlier pricing mark to endpaper, a firm copy, excellent, first edition, this title was published in the series Wellcome Institute Series in the History of Medicine. Bookseller Inventory # PAB 174817
Book Description Routledge, London and New York, 1990. Hardcover. Black buckram, gilt letters on spine, reddish-brown decorated dust jacket, 301 pp. A collection of 9 essays on the subject. "Documents the diverse influences of custom, wealth, religion and royal intervention, along with foreign innovation, popular literary satire and matters of litigation which so changed the face of court medicine over three centuries. By looking, for the first time, at court medical practitioners in such a wide chronological, geographical and thematic context, these essays provide many new insights for all those interested n the history of medicine, society and politics from the sixteenth century to the early nineteenth century." (dj) Contributors are: Werner Friedrich Kummel, Richard Palmer, Hugh Trevor-Roper, Bruce T. Moran, Laurence Brockliss, Johanna Geyer-Kordesch, J. T. Alexander, Colin Jones, and W. F. Bynum. VG- (Outer spine of dj has faded or aged slightly; otherwise quite clean.). Bookseller Inventory # 148689