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The Resource Leprosy in premodern medicine : a malady of the whole body, Luke Demaitre

Leprosy in premodern medicine : a malady of the whole body, Luke Demaitre

Label
Leprosy in premodern medicine : a malady of the whole body
Title
Leprosy in premodern medicine
Title remainder
a malady of the whole body
Statement of responsibility
Luke Demaitre
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
While premodern poets and preachers viewed leprosy as a "disease of the soul," physicians in the period understood it to be a "cancer of the whole body." In this innovative study, medical historian Luke Demaitre explores medical and social perspectives on leprosy at a time when judicious diagnosis could spare healthy people from social ostracization and help the afflicted get a license to beg
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N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Demaitre, Luke E.
Dewey number
614.5/46094
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RC154.4
LC item number
.D46 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2007 J-078
  • WC 335
NLM item number
D369L 2007
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leprosy
  • Leprosy
  • Leprosy
  • Leprosy
  • History, 17th Century
  • History, Early Modern 1451-1600
  • History, Medieval
  • Europe
  • British Leprosy Relief Association
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Leprosy
  • Europe
  • Lepra
  • Europa
Label
Leprosy in premodern medicine : a malady of the whole body, Luke Demaitre
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-310) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sources: texts and contexts -- Iudicium leprosorum: medical judgment -- The many labels of leprosy -- Definitions and explanations -- "Une maladie contagieuse et hereditaire" -- Causes, categories, and correlations -- Diagnosis: signs and symptoms -- Prognosis, prevention, and treatment
Control code
299754569
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 323 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435692695
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)299754569
Label
Leprosy in premodern medicine : a malady of the whole body, Luke Demaitre
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-310) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sources: texts and contexts -- Iudicium leprosorum: medical judgment -- The many labels of leprosy -- Definitions and explanations -- "Une maladie contagieuse et hereditaire" -- Causes, categories, and correlations -- Diagnosis: signs and symptoms -- Prognosis, prevention, and treatment
Control code
299754569
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 323 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435692695
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)299754569

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