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By Anna Winterbottom, Facil Tesfaye

This interdisciplinary paintings, the 1st of 2 volumes, provides essays on numerous points of affliction, medication, and therapeutic in several destinations in and round the Indian Ocean from the 9th century to the early sleek interval. issues comprise theoretical causes for illness, suggestions of fertility, fabric tradition, therapeutic in terms of international relations and colonialism, public future health, and the overall healthiness of slaves and migrant staff. total, the books argue that, in the course of the interval of research, the Indian Ocean has been the positioning of a number of interconnected clinical interactions which may be seen within the context of the environmental components connecting the sector. the 2 volumes are the 1st to exploit the Indian Ocean international as a geographical and conceptual framework for the learn of affliction. it's going to entice lecturers and graduate scholars operating within the fields of clinical and medical background, in addition to within the starting to be fields of Indian Ocean experiences and worldwide history.

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Brice (1982), An Historical Atlas of Islam (Leiden: E. J. Brill); I. Habib (1982), An Atlas of the Mughal Empire (Delhi: Oxford University Press). 13. The trans-regional aspects of Buddhist methods of healing are touched upon in a number of works. Some examples include K. G. Zysk (1991), Asceticism and Healing in Ancient India: Medicine in the Buddhist Monastery (New York, NY: Oxford University Press); D. R. Williams (2005), The Other Side of Zen: A Social History of Sōtō Zen: Buddhism in Tokugawa Japan (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press); P.

2 The first page of the second copy in the library of Malek Library in Tehran, Iran (MS 4573/8i). The differences between the three copies in terms of the number of lines and pages is actually mainly due to the different orthography used in each of them. The copyists made several errors in handwriting. In rare instances we find some additions in one copy that are not present in the others. One such example is the addition of a whole case study in the Malek Library copy in Tehran (MS 4442/i). The Significance of the Manuscript for the History of Medicine Upon the examination of the English translation of the Hippocratic works,31 a treatise called “On the Articulations” can easily be 42 Mahmud Angrini noticed.

35. M. Levey (1973), Early Arabic Pharmacology: An Introduction Based on Ancient and Medieval Sources (Leiden: Brill). 36. Chipman, The World of Pharmacy and Pharmacists in Mamlūk Cairo. 37. Hal-Tilmīdh and Kahl, The Dispensatory of Ibn At-Tilmīd̲. 38. Cyril Elgood (1951), A Medical History of Persia, and the Eastern Caliphate: From the Earliest Times until the Year A. D. 1932 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). 39. D. D. (London: Luzac), p. 70. 40. S. Alavi (2008), Islam and Healing: Loss and Recovery of an Indo-Muslim Medical Tradition, 1600–1900 (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan); G.

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