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Doctors, Folk Medicine and the Inquisition: The Repression of Magical Healing in Portugal During the Enlightenment Hardcover – Apr 15 2005


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 433 pages
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Pub (April 15 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9004143459
  • ISBN-13: 978-9004143456
  • Product Dimensions: 3.2 x 15.9 x 24.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 839 g
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Review

'...a tremendous contribution to the study of the decline of magical practices in general in Europe and the relative disappearance of magical healing in particular.' Christopher Lawrence, JEMH, 2006.

About the Author

Timothy D. Walker, Ph.D. (2001) in History, Boston University, is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He has published numerous articles on early modern Portugal and the Portuguese colonies; subjects include the Inquisition, slave trading, and colonial medical adaption and dissemination.

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