'A Cheap, Safe and Natural Medicine'. Religion, Medicine and Culture in John Wesley's Primitive Physic (Clio Medica) by Deborah Madden
English | 30 Nov. 2007 | ISBN: 9042022744 | 320 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
John Wesley's Primitive Physic (1747) achieved twenty-three editions in his lifetime, ensuring its popular and controversial status in eighteenth-century medicine. This is the first full-length study to examine the theological, intellectual and cultural background to one of the period's most successful medical texts.