By Anna Winterbottom, Facil Tesfaye

This interdisciplinary paintings, the 1st of 2 volumes, offers essays on quite a few points of disorder, medication, and therapeutic in several destinations in and round the Indian Ocean from the 9th century to the early sleek interval. issues comprise theoretical reasons for sickness, innovations of fertility, fabric tradition, therapeutic on the subject of international relations and colonialism, public future health, and the well-being of slaves and migrant employees. total, the books argue that, during the interval of analysis, the Indian Ocean has been the positioning of a number of interconnected clinical interactions that could be seen within the context of the environmental components connecting the sector. the 2 volumes are the 1st to take advantage of the Indian Ocean international as a geographical and conceptual framework for the research of disorder. it is going to entice teachers and graduate scholars operating within the fields of clinical and clinical background, in addition to within the growing to be fields of Indian Ocean experiences and worldwide history.

Show description

Read Online or Download Histories of Medicine and Healing in the Indian Ocean World: The Medieval and Early Modern Period PDF

Best special topics books

Bio-Implant Interface: Improving Biomaterials and Tissue Reactions

Attaining reliable medical results with implanted biomaterials is determined by reaching optimum functionality, either mechanical and organic, which in flip is dependent upon integrating advances learned in organic technological know-how, fabric technology, and tissue engineering. As those advances ward off the frontiers of biomaterial medication , the regulate and patterning of bio-implant interface reactions could have a major impression on destiny layout and customers of implant remedies.

Knowledge and Practice in English Medicine, 1550-1680

This can be a significant synthesis of the data and perform of early sleek English medication, as expressed in vernacular texts set of their social and cultural contexts. The e-book vividly maps out a few primary components: treatments (and how they have been made credible), notions of sickness, recommendation on preventive medication and on fit dwelling, and the way and why surgeons labored at the physique.

Leitfaden Ernährungsmedizin

Ernährungsmedizin kompakt und konkret für Mediziner, Diätassistenten und Ökotrophologen: Grundlagen der Ernährungsphysiologie und Lebensmittelkunde Darstellung der Ernährungs- und Diätformen mit Bewertung aus ernährungswissenschaftlicher SichtErnährung in bestimmten Lebenssituationen (z. B. Schwangerschaft, ältere Patienten)ausführlicher Praxisteil zu Diagnostik und Therapie der ernährungsabhängigen und ernährungsbedingten Krankheiten sowie Tipps für PatientenGrundlagen und Durchführung der künstlichen ErnährungAnhang mit Tabellarien

History of Cognitive Neuroscience

Heritage of Cognitive Neuroscience records the foremost neuroscientific experiments and theories during the last century and a part within the area of cognitive neuroscience, and evaluates the cogency of the conclusions which were drawn from them. presents a better half paintings to the hugely acclaimed Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience - combining medical aspect with philosophical insightsViews the evolution of mind technological know-how during the lens of its imperative figures and experimentsAddresses philosophical feedback of Bennett and Hacker's past bookAccompanied through greater than a hundred illustrations

Extra info for Histories of Medicine and Healing in the Indian Ocean World: The Medieval and Early Modern Period

Sample text

All those branches absorb nutrients from the intestine and push them from the smaller to the larger branches, until they lead all the absorbed nutrients to the Portal vein, and this happens in a way that resembles the reunion of small streams to form rivers which in turn join together to form seas or swamps. Then, this portal vein divides and ramifies to very many branches in 46 Mahmud Angrini all the regions of the liver, until they become very thin. 54 Second, the treatise contains a description of blood capillaries.

39. D. D. (London: Luzac), p. 70. 40. S. Alavi (2008), Islam and Healing: Loss and Recovery of an Indo-Muslim Medical Tradition, 1600–1900 (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan); G. N. A. Attewell (2007), Refiguring Unani Tibb: Plural Healing in Late Colonial India (Hyderabad, India: Orient Longman); P. Mukharji (2011), “Lokman, Chholeman and Manik Pir: Multiple Frames of Institutionalising Islamic Medicine in Modern Bengal,” Social History of Medicine, 24: 720–738. 41. F. Speziale, ed. (2012), Hospitals in Iran and India, 1500–1950’s (Leiden and Boston, MA: Brill).

Furthermore, health was not only a matter of colonial concern used as a means of reaching the areas outside of formal colonial control, but also, in some cases, a means of resisting colonial power. In Michael La Rue’s chapter on the Egyptian plague of 1834–1835 the nationalist government of Muhammad Ali’s standpoint reflects a commitment to independence legitimized by participation in medical modernity through enforcing unpopular quarantine measures on the Muslim population. La Rue and Jansen examine the ways in which the responses to epidemic disease illustrated societies’ understandings of themselves, while La Rue and Hurgobin focus on the situation of minorities accused of spreading disease.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 20 votes