By Gideon Manning, Cynthia Klestinec

This publication provides essays through eminent students from around the heritage of drugs, early technology and ecu background, together with these professional at the heritage of the publication. the quantity honors Professor Nancy Siraisi and displays the influence that Siraisi's scholarship has had on various fields. Contributions handle numerous subject matters starting from the scientific provenance of biblical statement to the early smooth emergence of pathological drugs. alongside the best way, readers may well research of the paying for conduct of physician-book creditors, the writing of historical past and the advance of normal background. Modeling the interdisciplinary techniques championed by means of Siraisi, this quantity attests to the iconic price of her scholarship whereas additionally highlighting severe parts of destiny study. people with an curiosity within the historical past of technological know-how, the historical past of drugs and all comparable fields will locate this paintings a stimulating and profitable learn.

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