Mamluks and Animals

Veterinary Medicine in Medieval Islam

Housni Alkhateeb Shehada

Status: 
€176,00
$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

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288478
Expected: 
February 2015

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
Expected: 
January 2015

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
Publication date: 
April 2012

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

Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004180208
Publication date: 
August 2010

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
Publication date: 
November 2009

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
Publication date: 
November 2007

Nikolaj Serikoff

This catalogue comprises full descriptions of the Arabic manuscripts which entered the Wellcome collections in 1986. A new type of the catalogue entry makes the book useful for specialists in various fields from conservators to historians of medical ethics.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Book and CD-ROM
ISBN: 
9789004147980
Publication date: 
October 2005

Selma Tibi

In this publication, the extensive but cautious use of opium in a variety of remedies by Baghdad physicians in the ninth century shows an amazing awareness of the therapeutic usefulness and potential dangers of the opiate.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004146969
Publication date: 
November 2005

Hormoz Ebrahimnejad

This volume provides surprising new insights into the interrelation of medical practice, public health and politics in 19th century Iran, esp. the assimilation of Western medicine into indigenous systems.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004139114
Publication date: 
August 2004

Translated, Edited, and with an Introduction by Gary Leiser and Noury Al-Khaledy

Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004136717
Publication date: 
December 2003

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