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The Making of the English Patient - A guide to Sources for the Social History of Medicine (by Joan Lane)

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The Making of the English Patient - A guide to Sources for the Social History of Medicine (by Joan Lane). Publisher: Sutton Publishing Limited. 2000. Hardback with dustjacket (unclipped). Excellent condition, as new.
A collection of original sources for studying the social history of medicine in England from around 1700 to the end of the 19th century. The sources illustrate the main themes in the relationship of medicine to society, especially from the patient's viewpoint. The extracts from diaries, accounts and correspondence include material from record offices and private owners. Material is included from all the English counties and London, as well as national surveys. A minor number of extracts are from well-known sources (for example, Parson Woodforde) not formerly considered a source for the social history of medicine.;Topics covered include medical practice and practitioners; nurses and midwives; patients' own accounts of illness; diseases and treatments; mortality; institutions; charities; and the welfare state. Each section has an introduction to the topic, followed by the extracts and suggestions for further reading. A general introduction discusses the sources, where they are to be found, recent research and how to interpret the material.

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Author(s):
Joan Lane
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
16 x 24 cm
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0750921455
ISBN-13:
9780750921459
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Sutton
Title:
The Making of the English Patient - A guide to Sources for the Social History of Medicine

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The Making of the English Patient - A guide to Sources for the Social History of Medicine (by Joan Lane). Publisher: Sutton Publishing Limited. 2000. Hardback with dustjacket (unclipped). Excellent condition, as new.
A collection of original sources for studying the social history of medicine in England from around 1700 to the end of the 19th century. The sources illustrate the main themes in the relationship of medicine to society, especially from the patient's viewpoint. The extracts from diaries, accounts and correspondence include material from record offices and private owners. Material is included from all the English counties and London, as well as national surveys. A minor number of extracts are from well-known sources (for example, Parson Woodforde) not formerly considered a source for the social history of medicine.;Topics covered include medical practice and practitioners; nurses and midwives; patients' own accounts of illness; diseases and treatments; mortality; institutions; charities; and the welfare state. Each section has an introduction to the topic, followed by the extracts and suggestions for further reading. A general introduction discusses the sources, where they are to be found, recent research and how to interpret the material.

Author(s):
Joan Lane
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
16 x 24 cm
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0750921455
ISBN-13:
9780750921459
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Sutton
Title:
The Making of the English Patient - A guide to Sources for the Social History of Medicine

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