Mamluks and Animals

Veterinary Medicine in Medieval Islam

Housni Alkhateeb Shehada

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€191,00
$245.00
ISBN13: 
9789004234055
E-ISBN: 
9789004234222
Publication Date: 
November 2012
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xx, 570 pp.
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ISSN: 
1570-1484
Volume: 
11

Eva Jansen, University of Munich

In Naturopathy in South India – Clinics between Professionalization and Empowerment Eva Jansen offers a rich ethnographic account of current naturopathic thinking and practices, and examines its complex history, multiple interpretations, and antagonisms.
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004324848
Publication date: 
August 2016
€98,00
$117.00

Edited by Anna Andreeva, University of Heidelberg, and Dominic Steavu, University of California, Santa Barbara

Transforming the Void: Embryological Discourse and Reproductive Imagery in East Asian Religions provides new insight into how the body’s generative processes are harnessed as powerful metaphors for spiritual attainment in the religious traditions of China and Japan.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300675
Publication date: 
December 2015
€161,00
$199.00

With editions, translations and annotations by Kenneth G. Zysk, University of Copenhagen

Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004299726
E-ISBN: 
9789004299825
Publication date: 
January 2016
€249,00
$299.00

Edited and translated by Gerrit Bos, University of Cologne and Michael McVaugh University of North Carolina

Exceptional as a medieval pediatric handbook, De curis puerorum is edited here in Latin and Hebrew translations of al-Rāzī’s lost Arabic original; an English version and commentary reveal contemporary beliefs about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of many children’s diseases.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292284
E-ISBN: 
9789004293038
Publication date: 
April 2015
€110,00
$143.00

Edited and translated by Gerrit Bos, University of Cologne

The medical compendium entitled Zād al-musāfir wa-qūt al-ḥāḍir (Provisions for the Traveller and the Nourishment for the Sedentary) and compiled by Ibn al-Jazzār from Qayrawān in the tenth century is one of the most influential medical handbooks in the history of western medicine. The current...
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288478
E-ISBN: 
9789004288614
Publication date: 
January 2015
€114,00
$148.00

Edited by Benjamin A. Elman, Princeton University

This volume rethinks the role of the Sino-Japanese medical classics during the early modern period in light of antiquarianism, languages, and medical philology. Philology in particular allows the authors to address the changing meaning of the same term, which often reflected well-known metaphors...
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004285446
E-ISBN: 
9789004285453
Publication date: 
January 2015
€104,00
$135.00

Paul U. Unschuld, Charité Universitäts-medizin Berlin and Zheng Jinsheng, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing

The Berlin collections of handwritten Chinese volumes on health and healing from past centuries provide an unprecedented access to the reality of health care as understood and practiced by professional doctors, lay healers, private households, pharmacists, magicians and itinerant healers.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004225251
E-ISBN: 
9789004229099
Publication date: 
April 2012
€444,00
$547.00

Paul D. Buell and Eugene N. Anderson. With an appendix by Charles Perry.

Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004180208
E-ISBN: 
9789047444701
Publication date: 
August 2010
€121,00
$149.00

Leigh Chipman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

A study of the text and context of Minhāj al-dukkān, a thirteenth-century manual for pharmacists, drawing on pharmaco-medical, legal, historical, biographical, and literary sources to provide a full and nuanced view of a usually invisible profession.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176065
E-ISBN: 
9789047429500
Publication date: 
November 2009
€121,00
$149.00

Efraim Lev and Zohar Amar

The authors provide a new insight to the practice of medical care in the medieval world. They examine the medicinal prescriptions and references to materia medica of the Cairo Genizah by combining the approaches of ethnobotany and history of medicine.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004161207
E-ISBN: 
9789047422501
Publication date: 
November 2007
€212,00
$261.00

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