Renaissance Medicine by Ian Dawson


Renaissance Medicine by Ian Dawson

This series looks at the medical contributions and advances made over the centuries, from prehistoric times to the present day. Each book evaluates the major medical issues of the time and the key individuals who pushed medical knowledge into new territory. In this title, readers can discover how printing influenced the spread of medical ideas, how physicians and surgeons were trained, how dissections were carried out, how trade brought new medicines to Europe and how individuals made important new medical discoveries.

About the Author

The author, Ian Dawson, has written and edited over 60 books for children. Previously a school teacher and teacher-trainer in history, Ian then became the Director of Schools History Project for seven years and an educational adviser to the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds. In 2003 he was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship for excellence in university teaching. The consultant, Peter Elmer,....

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64 pages


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Publication date

9th June 2005



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