Approccio Metodologico alla Storia dell'Idrologia Medica

Juan Antonio Rodriguez-Sanchez


An historical study of medical Hydrology allows us to outline a clear social history in Spain. The author identifies three groups of people living and working in and around thermal baths: he suggests studying relations between doctors and patients, therms economics, the social life in baths and the organization of people liveing around them. A corrent use of handwritten and printed sources describing various aspects of thermal life can help us to understand an always interesting phenomenon. 


Key words: Hydrology - Social History - Spain 

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