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Title Hospitals in Iran and India, 1500-1950s / edited by Fabrizio Speziale.
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2012.

Series Iran studies ; v. 7
Iran studies ; v. 7.
Subject Hospitals -- Iran -- History.
Hospitals -- India -- History.
Medicine -- Iran -- History.
Medicine -- India -- History.
Iran -- Social conditions.
India -- Social conditions.
Alt Name Speziale, Fabrizio, 1968-
Description 1 online resource (254 pages).
Contents List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Hôpitaux et médecins avicenniens en Iran à l'époque safavide; Hospitals in Safavid and Qajar Iran: An Enquiry into Their Number, Growth and Importance; Des particuliers au service du peuple. Le rôle des vaqf dans la fondation d'hôpitaux en Iran au début du XXe siècle; Together and Apart: Catholic Hospitals in Plural Goa; Tradition et réforme du dar al-šifa au Deccan; Healing the People and the Princes: Hospitals,?akims and Doctors in Bhopal; Hamdard, How to Share Pain in a Muslim Way; Glossary; List of Abstracts; Index.
Summary This work presents a significant panorama of studies on the history and role of hospitals in the Indo-Iranian world during the early modern and the modern periods when both traditional Avicennian medicine as well as Western medicine were practiced.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004229198 (electronic bk.)
9004229191 (electronic bk.)
9789004228290 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 794328513
Additional Format Print version: Speziale, Fabrizio. Hospitals in Iran and India, 1500-1950s. Leiden : BRILL, ©2012 9789004228290


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