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About this book

Introduction

Incorporates the findings of recent researches into hospital history, provincial medical history and the history of childbirth, and draws upon new perspectives offered by women's studies in the social history of medicine. It also examines the impact of disease upon English people.

Keywords

history of medicine hospital medicine social history

Authors and affiliations

  • Roy Porter
    • 1
  1. 1.Wellcome Institute for the History of MedicineLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-13271-3
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1993
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-59717-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-13271-3
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