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In Search of an Audience: Popular Pharmacies and the Limits of Literate Medicine in Late Seventeenth- and Early Eighteenth-Century Russia


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Publication Date: 2015-12-01

Journal Title: Bulletin of the History of Medicine

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Volume: 89

Issue: 4

Pages: 705-732

Language: English

Type: Article

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Citation: Griffin, C. (2015). In Search of an Audience: Popular Pharmacies and the Limits of Literate Medicine in Late Seventeenth- and Early Eighteenth-Century Russia. Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 89 (4), 705-732.

Description: This is the final version of the article. It was first available from Johns Hopkins University Press via http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/bhm.2015.0099

Abstract: This article addresses the question of the limits of literate medicine in Europe, through an examination of the Russian literate medical world of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Russian courtly medicine had been dominated by Western Europeans from the 1480s, but in the early eighteenth century new licensing arrangements solidified the presence of these foreigners in the wider Russian medical world. Foreign medical practitioners took advantage of this development, aiming works at an increasingly large proportion of Russian literate society. These works, along with satirical and religious works emulating or deriding medical texts, show how by the 1720s the limits of literate medicine in Russia lay not at the edges of official court medicine, but rather at the edges of literate society.

Keywords: Russia, early modern, medical books, literacy

Sponsorship: I am grateful to the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Wellcome Trust for generously supporting my research, to the staff of the Russian State Archive of Ancient Documents (RGADA), Russian State Library (RGB) and the Russian State Historical Museum (GIM) (Moscow), the Russian National Library (RNB), and the Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences (BAN) (St. Petersburg) for the use of their materials, their invaluable help and guidance, and their kindness and hospitality, and to Sergei Bogatyrev, Simon Franklin, Lauren Kassell, Elaine Leong, Michelle Wallis and three anonymous peer reviewers for their comments on drafts of this article. Any remaining errors are entirely my own.

Embargo Lift Date: 2300-01-01

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This record's URL: http://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/247411http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/bhm.2015.0099

Rights: Attribution 2.0 UK: England & Wales

Licence URL: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/uk/





Autor: Griffin, Clare

Fuente: https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/247411



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