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Warm Climates and Western Medicine

Emergence of Tropical Medicine, 1500-1900

Warm Climates and Western Medicine( )
Volume Editor: Arnold, David
Series title:Clio Medica Ser.
ISBN:978-90-5183-911-1
Publication Date:Jan 1996
Publisher:BRILL
Imprint:Brill / Rodopi
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $54.00
Book Description:

It is generally assumed that tropical medicine only emerged as a medical specialism in the late nineteenth century under the aegis of men like Patrick Manson and Ronald Ross. However, recent research (much of it brought together for the first time in this volume) shows that a distinctive medicine of 'warm climates' came into existence much earlier in areas like the West-Indies, Indonesia and India. Europeans' health needs were one imperative, but this was more than just the medicine of...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):0.624 x 0.897 x 0.222 Inches
Book Weight:0.83 Pounds



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