Prospecting for drugs in ancient and medieval European texts : a scientific approach / edited by Bart K. Holland
- Amsterdam : Harwood Academic Publishers, 
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- Physical Description:
- 105 pages ; 26 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Holland, Bart K.
- 1. Overview: Prospecting for drugs in ancient and medieval texts / Bart K. Holland -- 2. The medicines of Greco-Roman antiquity as a source of medicines for today / John M. Riddle -- 3. The medicines of medieval and renaissance Europe as a source of medicines for today / Anne Van Arsdall -- 4. An example of a primary source: This booke of sovereigne medicines / Elizabeth R. Macgill -- 5. What's in a name: identifying plants in pre-Linnaean botanical literature / James L. Reveal -- 6. From plant lore to pharmacy: a prototype of the process / Thurman Hunt -- 7. How shall we determine whether a treatment works? / Bart K. Holland -- Index.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- UP-PAT copy: Purchased with funds from the Paterno LIbraries Endowment Fund; 20023.
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