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Health Sciences in Early Islam – Volume 2: Collected Papers By Sami K. Hamarneh

HEALTH SCIENCES IN EARLY ISLAM is a pioneering study of Islamic medicine that opens up new chapters of knowledge in the history of the healing sciences. This two volume work covers the development of Islamic medicine between the 6th and 12th centuries A.D. Transcending mere medical historiography, this publication offers a unique and authoritative account of the philosophy, history, methodology and practice of the Islamic health sciences.

This two-volume work provides an exceptional opportunity to scholars, researchers and students in such diverse areas as Islamic Studies, Middle Eastern Affairs, History of Medicine and Biomedical Education. It offers unique insight into the history of Islamic medical education, Arab medical historiography, biographies of eminent physicians, pharmacology, surgery, surgical instrumentation, therapeutics and preventive medicine.