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Author Stearns, Justin K., 1974-
Title Infectious ideas : contagion in premodern Islamic and Christian thought in the Western Mediterranean / Justin K. Stearns
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2011
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  410.162 S799    AVAILABLE    30580002849847
 Modern History Library  362.1969 S799    AVAILABLE    30550100523818
Descript xx, 279 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contagion in the commentaries on prophetic tradition -- Contagion as metaphor in Iberian Christian scholarship -- Contagion contested : Greek medical knowledge, prophetic medicine, and the first plague 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
Subject Diseases -- Causes and theories of causation -- History -- To 1500
Medicine, Medieval -- Western Mediterranean
Epidemiology -- History -- To 1500
Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- History -- To 1500
Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- To 1500
Medicine in Literature -- Africa, Northern
Medicine in Literature -- Portugal
Medicine in Literature -- Spain
Christianity -- history -- Africa, Northern
Christianity -- history -- Portugal
Christianity -- history -- Spain
Communicable Diseases -- Africa, Northern
Communicable Diseases -- Portugal
Communicable Diseases -- Spain
Cross-Cultural Comparison -- Africa, Northern
Cross-Cultural Comparison -- Portugal
Cross-Cultural Comparison -- Spain
Islam -- history -- Africa, Northern
Islam -- history -- Portugal
Islam -- history -- Spain
Leprosy -- history -- Africa, Northern
Leprosy -- history -- Portugal
Leprosy -- history -- Spain
Plague -- history -- Africa, Northern
Plague -- history -- Portugal
Plague -- history -- Spain
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