Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-4907 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1913 (Online)


Spanish Women’s Manual of the 16th Century

The article deals with the Women’s Manual published in the 16th century in Spain. The Manual contains 145 recipes. The author of the article thinks that this receptary was intended for rich Spanish women and helped them to become proficient in the basics of cosmetology and medicine.

Public health service development in the USSR in the second half of the 1950s – the first half of the 1960s (based on the data of the Lower Volga region)

The paper is devoted to the analysis of special medical care becoming an indispensible part of daily life of the Lower Volga region during Khrushchev`s and Brezhnev’s Soviet reforms.

This article is based on the vast set of factual materials from the archives, published sources and periodical press.