Disability in Medieval Europe : Thinking about Physical Impairment in the High Middle Ages, c.1100-c.1400 Hardback
Part of the Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture series
This impressive volume presents a thorough examination of all aspects of physical impairment and disability in medieval Europe.
Examining a popular era that is of great interest to many historians and researchers, Irene Metzler presents a theoretical framework of disability and explores key areas such as:medieval theoretical concepts theology and natural philosophynotions of the physical bodymedical theory and practice. Bringing into play the modern day implications of medieval thought on the issue, this is a fascinating and informative addition to the research studies of medieval history, history of medicine and disability studies scholars the English-speaking world over.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 368 pages, 1 Line drawings, black and white; 2 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 06/12/2005
- Category: European history
- ISBN: 9780415365031