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    La spezieria come luogo di cultura nell’Italia della prima età moderna

    De Vivo, Filippo (2013) La spezieria come luogo di cultura nell’Italia della prima età moderna. In: Carlino, A. and Clericuzio, A. and Conforti, M. (eds.) Interpretare e Curare: Medicina e salute nel Rinascimento. Rome, Italy: Carocci Editoire. ISBN 9788843069507.

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    Book synopsis: Tradition and innovation, practices and theories, individuals, communities and institutions enliven the varied world of medicine renaissance. The actors operating in the market are not only therapeutic and academic medical surgeons, but also chemists, distillers, barbers, charlatans and ecclesiastics who, with different methods and techniques and often in conflict with each other, ensure the health of the body. Diversified is also in this period that the relationship is established with the medical and philosophical tradition: the recovery of the classics is in fact associated with their reinterpretation, sometimes profound and radical, in terms of a cultural landscape marked by change and conflict. In the essays that make up the volume open up new perspectives on the practices, the places, the professions, language, policies and body care, literary and metaphorical implications dell'ammalarsi and heal.


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2013 11:35
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:08


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