Civilization and Disease

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Cornell University Press, 1943 - Medicine - 255 pages
"Based on a series of six Messenger lectures that I delivered at Cornell university ... 1940." "Notes" (bibliographical) at end of each chapter.

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Contents

PREFACE
1
Starvation
7
Gluttony
14
Seventeenth Century Costume
36
DISEASE AND ECONOMICS
43
Health Hazards in Mines 17th Century
44
DISEASE AND SOCIAL LIFE
65
Beginning and End Stages of Leprosy
76
St Roch with Plague Bubo
180
St Benedict Exorcising a Demon by Flogging the Patient
181
DISEASE AND ART
196
St Ignatius Curing the Possessed and Reviving the Children
196
St Vitus Dancers
196
Physician and Patient
200
Varicose Leg
200
Peruvian Huaco Representing a Facial Paralysis
201

DISEASE AND THE LAW
87
DISEASE AND HISTORY
112
The Kings Evil
127
DISEASE AND RELIGION
131
24
138
26
146
DISEASE AND PHILOSOPHY
148
DISEASE AND SCIENCE
164
DISEASE AND LITERATURE
180
Poliomyelitis
180
tive offerings and Peruvian huacos 204 Medical illus
208
Relief by a Mental Patient
208
Vincent Van Gogh Self Portrait
209
DISEASE AND MUSIC
212
Tarantula
220
Tarantella
221
CIVILIZATION AGAINST DISEASE
229
A Modern Medical Center
240
EPILOGUE
243
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