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Tim Walker

The Circulation of Medical Knowledge in the Portuguese Colonial World: Assimilation, Codification, and Dissemination of Indigenous Healing Practices through Ethno-Botanical Manuscripts (16th-18th centuries)

Speaker: Prof. Timothy Walker (Dept. Of History, University Of Massachusetts, Dartmouth)

This presentation will examine how that transfer and diffusion of medical knowledge occurred by focusing on descriptive ethno-botanical texts produced...

Location: Room 215, Victoria College, 2nd Floor, 91 Charles St. West, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5