Health, disease, and healing in medieval culture
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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Medicine, Medieval -- History -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Sheila Campbell, Bert Hall, David Klausner.
GenreCongresses
ContributionsCampbell, Sheila D., 1938-, Hall, Bert S., Klausner, David, 1941-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 204 p. :
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23800786M
ISBN 10031204786

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