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Title The care of brute beasts : a social and cultural study of veterinary medicine in early modern England / by Louise Hill Curth.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.


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Description 1 online resource (177 pages) : illustrations
Series History of science and medicine library, 1872-0684 ; v. 14
History of science and medicine library ; v. 14.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Veterinary medicine -- England -- History.
History, 18th Century.
Geschichte 1400-1700
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Animals in early modern society and culture -- The principles behind health and illness -- The medical marketplace for animals -- The print culture and veterinary medicine -- 'To keep out disease' : preventative medicine -- Remedial medicine.
Summary This book is about medical beliefs and practices for animals in early modern England. Although there are numerous texts on the subject of human health, this is the first and only text to focus exclusively on animals during this period.
Other Title Print version: Curth, Louise Hill. Care of brute beasts. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004179950