Gender, Health, and Healing, 1250-1550

Gender, Health, and Healing, 1250-1550
A Book

by Sara Ritchey,Sharon Strocchia

  • Publisher : Amsterdam University Press
  • Release : 2020-03-21
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9048544467
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This path-breaking collection offers an integrative model for understanding health and healing in Europe and the Mediterranean from 1250-1550. By foregrounding gender as an organizing principle of healthcare, the contributors challenge traditional binaries that ahistorically separate care from cure, medicine from religion, and domestic healing from fee-for-service medical exchanges. The essays collected here illuminate previously hidden and undervalued forms of healthcare and varieties of body knowledge produced and transmitted outside the traditional settings of university, guild, and academy. They draw on non-traditional sources-vernacular regimens, oral communications, religious and legal sources, images and objects-to reveal additional locations for producing body knowledge in households, religious communities, hospices, and public markets. Emphasizing cross-confessional and multi-linguistic exchange, the essays also reveal the multiple pathways for knowledge transfer in these centuries. The volume provides a synoptic view of how gender and cross-cultural exchange shaped medical theory and practice in later medieval and Renaissance societies.

Forgotten Healers

Forgotten Healers
Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance Italy

by Sharon T. Strocchia

  • Publisher : I Tatti Studies in Italian Ren
  • Release : 2019
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0674241746
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In Renaissance Italy women from all walks of life played a central role in health care and the early development of medical science. Observing that the frontlines of care are often found in the household and other spaces thought of as female, Sharon Strocchia encourages us to rethink women's place in the history of medicine.

Forthcoming Books

Forthcoming Books
A Book

by Rose Arny

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2003
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Religion Index Two

Religion Index Two
Multi-author works

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1999
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Books in Print Supplement

Books in Print Supplement
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2002
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The British National Bibliography

The British National Bibliography
A Book

by Arthur James Wells

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2004
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Haines San Francisco City & Suburban Criss-cross Directory

Haines San Francisco City & Suburban Criss-cross Directory
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2008
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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America, History and Life

America, History and Life
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2004
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Article abstracts and citations of reviews and dissertations covering the United States and Canada.

Book Review Index

Book Review Index
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2009
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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