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Medizin, Aberglaube und Geschlechtsleben in der Türkei (Vol I)
Medicine, Superstition, and Sexual Life in Turkey (Vol I)

With consideration of the Muslim neighboring countries and the former vassal states

Author(s): Bernhard Stern-Szana
Subject(s): Customs / Folklore, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: CEEOL Collections / Digital Reproductions
Summary/Abstract: This work consists of 57 chapters in six larger parts; of these six I dedicate three to the history of medicine and doctors in Turkey, to pharmacy and cosmetics, therapeutic baths and hospitals, bungling and folk medicine in all diseases, fever and water cures, epidemics, and finally superstition in the world Medicine; the other three parts deal with love, marriage in Islam, sultanic marriages and weddings, the power of women in the Ottoman Empire, the wedding customs of the peoples in Turkey, the intimate sex life and sexual degeneracy, finally mother and child.

  • Page Count: 441
  • Publication Year: 1903
  • Language: German