Medieval Islamic Medicine by Peter E. Formann and Emilie Savage-Smith is a new book on the Islamic medical tradition, published by Edinburgh University Press. This review reproduces the introduction and the conclusion of the book, with some supplementary data, such as the table of contents and purhase information.
A New Book on Islamic Medicine:Medieval Islamic Medicine by Peter E. Pormann and Emilie Savage-Smith
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The painting Lady Mary Wortley Montagu with her son, Edward Wortley Montagu, and attendants attributed to Jean Baptiste Vanmour (oil on canvas, circa 1717). © National Portrait Gallery, London: NPG 3924.
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