Transforming the Void

Embryological Discourse and Reproductive Imagery in East Asian Religions

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

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€161,00
$199.00
ISBN13: 
9789004300675
E-ISBN: 
9789004306523
Publication Date: 
December 2015
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xviii, 578 pp.
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ISSN: 
1570-1484
Volume: 
16

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
€245,00
$297.00

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
€130,00
$157.00

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
€115,00
$140.00

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

Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004136717
Publication date: 
December 2003
€103,00
$123.00

David Pingree

The first descriptive guide to the important Wellcome collection of manuscripts containing texts on Sanskrit scientific manuscripts, covering well over a thousand manuscripts.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004131521
Publication date: 
December 2003
€138,00
$167.00

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