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HIST 449 Medicine in the Ancient World



  • The Cambridge World History of Human Disease. Osler Ref folio QZ 11.1 C178 1993. Introductory essays on medical history plus essays on various medical topics (e.g. public health, specific diseases) which include the classical period. Entries have bibliographies.
  • A Dictionary of the History of Medicine. Osler Ref folio WZ 13 S443d 1999. Short entries on individuals, diseases, movements and medical terminology for all historical periods written for the layperson.
  • Encyclopedia of Plague and Pestilence: from Ancient Times to the Present. Osler Ref folio WA 13 E565 2001.
    Epidemics listed alphabetically, but also indexed by area and chronologically, (see Ancient History in Appendix Two).

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