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Disability in Medieval Europe : Thinking about Physical Impairment in the High Middle Ages, c.1100-c.1400, Hardback Book

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

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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.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 368 pages, 1 Line drawings, black and white; 2 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780415365031

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