Cultures of Care in Irish Medical History, 1750–1970

  • Catherine Cox
  • Maria Luddy

About this book


Exploring aspects of Irish medical history, from the nature and proposed remedies for various illnesses in eighteenth century Ireland, to the treatment of influenza in twentieth-century Ireland, this book shows how the cultures of medical care evolved over three centuries.


eighteenth century health psychiatry

Editors and affiliations

  • Catherine Cox
    • 1
  • Maria Luddy
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for the History of MedicineUniversity CollegeDublinIreland
  2. 2.University of WarwickUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35854-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-30462-8
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