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Title Medical cultures of the early modern Spanish empire / edited by John Slater, Maríaluz López-Terrada, and José Pardo-Tomás
Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, [2014]
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  R555 M489 2014    AVAILABLE    30530001195452
Descript xiii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series New hispanisms : cultural and literary studies
New hispanisms
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-287) and index
Introduction / John Slater, José Pardo-Tomás, and Maríaluz López-Terrada -- The culture of peyote : between divination and disease in Early modern New Spain / Angélica Morales Sarabia -- "Antiguamente vivían más sanos que ahora" : explanations of native mortality in the Relaciones geográficas de Indias / José Pardo-Tomás -- The blood of the dragon : alchemy and natural history in Nicolás Monardes's Historia medicinal / Ralph Bauer -- "From where they are now to whence they came from" : news about health and disease in New Spain (1550-1615) / Mauricio Sánchez-Menchero -- Literary anthropologies and Pedro González, the "Wild Man" of Tenerife / M.A. Katritzky -- The medical cultures of "the Spaniards of Italy" : scientific communication, learned practices, and medicine in the correspondence of Juan Páez de Castro (1545-1552) / Elisa Andretta -- "Offspring of the mind" : childbirth and its perils in Early modern Spanish literature / Enrique García Santo-Tomás -- "Sallow-faced girl, either it's love or you've been eating clay" : the representation of illness in the Golden age theater / Maríaluz López-Terrada -- The dramatic culture of astrological medicine in Early modern Spain / Tayra M.C. Lanuza Navarro -- The theological drama of chemical medicine in Early modern Spain / John Slater -- Epilogue: the difference that was Spain, the difference that Spain made / William Eamon
Subject Medicine -- Spain -- History
Medicine in Literature -- Spain
History of Medicine -- Spain
History, Early Modern 1451-1600 -- Spain
Alt Author Slater, John, 1972- editor
López Terrada, María Luz, editor
Pardo Tomás, José, editor
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