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Jewish Medicine and Healthcare in Central Eastern Europe : Shared Identities, Entangled Histories / Marcin Moskalewicz, Ute Caumanns, Fritz Dross.

Cham : Springer, 2018.

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  • Title:
    Jewish Medicine and Healthcare in Central Eastern Europe : Shared Identities, Entangled Histories / Marcin Moskalewicz, Ute Caumanns, Fritz Dross.
  • Contributor: Marcin Moskalewicz editor.;
    Ute Caumanns;
    Fritz Dross
  • Subjects: Social sciences; Orthodox Judaism -- Europe, Eastern; Health -- Religious aspects -- Judaism; Jews -- Medical care; Jews -- Social life and customs; RELIGION / Judaism / General; Social Science -- Jewish Studies; Science -- History; Religion -- General; History -- Europe -- General; History -- Historiography; Judaism; History of science; Religious issues & debates; European history; Historiography; Religion and sociology; Judaism and culture; History; Historiography; Social Science -- Sociology of Religion; Religion & beliefs; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 296.7
  • Publication Details: Cham : Springer, 2018.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Intro; Foreword; Reference; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1: Jewish - German - Polish: Histories and Traditions in Medical Culture; 1.1 A Jewish Medicine?; 1.2 Jews in Central Eastern Europe; 1.3 The Contents of the Book; References; Part I: Between Religious and Medical Authority: Early Modern Jewish Care for Body and Soul; Chapter 2: Yiddish "Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum" From Early Modern Poland: A Humanistic Symbiosis of Latin Medicine and Jewish Thought; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Genre of Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum
    Contents: 2.3 Seyfer derekh eyts ha-khayim - Eastern Yiddish Secular Codex of Healthy Life2.4 The Jewish Author and the Latin Original; 2.5 Polish Context of Seyfer derekh eyts ha-khayim and Its Anonymous Author; 2.6 Early Modern Padua Medical Canon and the Legacy of Maimonides; 2.7 Summary; References; Chapter 3: 'When the Rabbi Meets the Doctor': Differing Attitudes to Medical Diagnosis Among Halakhic Authorities in Eastern and Central Europe in the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Century; 3.1 Introduction
    Contents: 3.2 The State of Scholarship with Regard to the Attitudes of halakhic Authorities to Physicians and Medical Diagnosis3.3 The Attitude of Physicians in Poland to Medical Diagnosis in the Context of the Laws of Attributing a Sighting of Blood to a Lesion in the Early Modern Period; 3.3.1 Background; 3.3.2 The Approach of the Maharam of Lublin; 3.3.3 The Common Approach Among the Poskim in Poland in the Early Modern Period; 3.3.4 The Approach of the Early Modern Authorities in Poland Versus the Approach of the Authorities in the German States in the Eighteenth Century
    Contents: 3.4 The Approach of the Poskim in Posen to Medical Diagnosis in the Early Nineteenth Century3.5 Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: The Debate over Early Burial Amongst Jews in the Duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in the 1790s; References; Part II: Modern Jewish Healthcare: Community and the State; Chapter 5: German Medicine, Folklore and Language in Popular Medical Practices of the Eastern European Jews (Nineteenth to Twentieth Century); 5.1 Traditional Society and Modern German Medicine; 5.2 Long-Lasting Traces of Pre-modern Medical Ideas; 5.3 Folklore of the Germanic-Slavic Borderland
    Contents: 5.4 RecapitulationReferences; Chapter 6: Jewish Bodies and Jewish Doctors During the Cholera Years of the Polish Kingdom; 6.1 Drawing Boundaries; 6.2 Socio-cultural Jewishness and the Polish Nation; 6.3 Crossing Borders - Christian and Jewish Physicians in the Late Nineteenth Century Polish Kingdom; References; Chapter 7: Work of Jewish Medical Community and the Health Culture at School in the Second Republic of Poland (1918-1939); 7.1 Introduction
  • Identifier: ISBN 9783319924809 (electronic bk.); ISBN 331992480X (electronic bk.); BNB GBB8H8484; System number: 019056721
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Series: Religion, spirituality and health: A social scientific approach ; volume 3

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