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Spaces, Objects and Identities in Early Modern Italian Medicine Sandra Cavallo

Spaces, Objects and Identities in Early Modern Italian Medicine

Sandra Cavallo

Published April 1st 2008
ISBN : 9781405180405
Paperback
123 pages
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This collection, by an international team of scholars, presents exciting research currently being undertaken on early modern Italy which questions the conventional boundaries of medical history.Brings together historians of medicine and scholars ofMoreThis collection, by an international team of scholars, presents exciting research currently being undertaken on early modern Italy which questions the conventional boundaries of medical history.Brings together historians of medicine and scholars of different backgrounds who are re-visiting the field from new perspectives and with the support of innovative questions and unexplored sourcesExplores crucial areas of intersection between the territory of medicine and that of law, politics, religion, art and material culture and highlights the connections between these apparently separate fieldsChallenges our understanding of what we regard as medical activities, medical identities, spaces and objectsAddresses the study of medical careers, medical identities and spaces where medical activities were performed e.g. apothecary shops, courtrooms, convents and museums