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A History of the Middle Ages, 300-1500

John M. Riddle - History - 2008 - 509 pages
This clear and comprehensive text covers the Middle Ages from the classical era to the late medieval period. John Riddle provides a cogent analysis of the rulers, wars, and ...
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Dioscorides on Pharmacy and Medicine

John M. Riddle - Medical - 2013
For 1,600 years Dioscorides (ca. AD 40–80) was regarded as the foremost authority on drugs. He knew mild laxatives and strong purgatives, analgesics for headaches, antiseptics ...
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Quid pro quo: studies in the history of drugs

John M. Riddle - Medical - 1992 - 316 pages
All too often ancient herbal and other remedies have been dismissed as 'simply' folklore, of no relevance to medical science. John Riddle's approach, however, has been to ...
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Goddesses, Elixirs, and Witches: Plants and Sexuality Throughout Human History

John M. Riddle - History - 2010 - 224 pages
This book offers a fascinating look at the tangled history of plant life and reproductive medicine, from antiquity to the present.
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Contraception and Abortion in Nineteenth-century America

Janet Farrell Brodie - History - 1997 - 373 pages
Drawing from a wide range of private and public sources, examines how American families gradually found access to taboo information and products for controlling the size of ...
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Women's Sexual Health

Ruth Steinberg - Health & Fitness - 1995 - 239 pages
An up-to-date, comprehensive guide to female sexuality and sexual health covers such subjects as contraception, fertility, common physical problems, cancer risks, menopause ...
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