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The History of Medicine – Charles G. Cumston (1927)


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The History of Medicine – Charles G. Cumston (1927)


Title: An Introduction to the History of Medicine from the time of the Pharaohs to the end of the 18th century.
Author: Charles Greene Cumston
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 1927.
Condition: Hardcover. Spine sunned, some tanning and minor foxing to pages. Good. Part of “The History of Civilization” series.

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About the book:

A very interesting account of pre-modern medicine, with chapters including:

Egyptian Medicine

Hindu Medicine

Hippocrates and the Hippocratic Collection


Islamic Medicine

Anatomy of the 18th century

The Doctrine of Irritability,

and more.

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