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Author Stearns, Justin K., 1974-
Title Infectious ideas [electronic resource] : contagion in premodern Islamic and Christian thought in the Western Mediterranean / Justin K. Stearns
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2011. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013)
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xx, 279 p.)
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contagion in the commentaries on prophetic tradition -- Contagion asmetaphor in Iberian Christian scholarship -- Contagion contested : Greek medical knowledge, prophetic medicine, and the firstplague treatises -- Situating scholastic contagion between miasma and the evil eye -- Contagion between Islamic law and theology -- Contagion revisited : early modern Maghribi plague treatises -- Reframing Muslim and Christian views on contagion
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Subject Plague -- history -- Spain
Plague -- history -- Portugal
Plague -- history -- Africa, Northern
Leprosy -- history -- Spain
Leprosy -- history -- Portugal
Leprosy -- history -- Africa, Northern
Islam -- history -- Spain
Islam -- history -- Portugal
Islam -- history -- Africa, Northern
Cross-Cultural Comparison -- Spain
Cross-Cultural Comparison -- Portugal
Cross-Cultural Comparison -- Africa, Northern
Communicable Diseases -- Spain
Communicable Diseases -- Portugal
Communicable Diseases -- Africa, Northern
Christianity -- history -- Spain
Christianity -- history -- Portugal
Christianity -- history -- Africa, Northern
Medicine in Literature -- Spain
Medicine in Literature -- Portugal
Medicine in Literature -- Africa, Northern
Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- To 1500
Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- History -- To 1500
Epidemiology -- History -- To 1500
Medicine, Medieval -- Western Mediterranean
Diseases -- Causes and theories of causation -- History -- To 1500
Alt Author Project Muse
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