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Leprosy in Premodern Medicine [Repost]

Leprosy in Premodern Medicine: A Malady of the Whole Body by Luke Demaitre
English | 27 Jun. 2007 | ISBN: 0801886139 | 344 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

While premodern poets and preachers viewed leprosy as a "disease of the soul," physicians in the period understood it to be a "cancer of the whole body."
Leprosy in Premodern Medicine: A Malady of the Whole Body (repost)

Leprosy in Premodern Medicine: A Malady of the Whole Body by Luke Demaitre
English | June 27, 2007 | ISBN-10: 0801886139 | 344 pages | PDF | 4,6 Mb
Leprosy in Premodern Medicine: A Malady of the Whole Body (repost)

Leprosy in Premodern Medicine: A Malady of the Whole Body by Luke Demaitre
English | 1 edition | June 27, 2007 | ISBN-10: 0801886139 | 344 pages | PDF | 4.6 Mb

While premodern poets and preachers viewed leprosy as a "disease of the soul," physicians in the period understood it to be a "cancer of the whole body." In this innovative study, medical historian Luke Demaitre explores medical and social perspectives on leprosy at a time when judicious diagnosis could spare healthy people from social ostracization and help the afflicted get a license to beg.