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Conquering and Ruling Premodern Afghanistan

Thomas Barfield

in Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines Afghanistan's premodern patterns of political authority and the groups that wielded it. During this period nation-states did not exist and regions found themselves as parts of ... More


Sources of the Military Metaphors of Medicine

Abraham Fuks

in The Language of Medicine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190944834
eISBN:
9780190944865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190944834.003.0005
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Medical Ethics, Professional Development in Medicine

Chapter 5 traces the historical origins of military metaphors and seeks to understand their cultural roots. Some scholars point to Pasteur’s germ theory and the development of immunology in the late ... More


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