Oral History, Health and Welfare

Edited by Joanna Bornat, Robert Perks, Paul Thompson, Jan Walmsley

© 1999 – Routledge

336 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9781138868250
pub: 2014-12-01
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Hardback: 9780415191562
pub: 1999-09-08
US Dollars$155.00
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About the Book

Oral History, Health and Welfare discusses the significance of oral history to the history of the development of health and welfare provisions. It includes discussion on:

* the end of the workhouse

* professional education and training of midwives

* HIV and Aids

* birth control

* the role of the community pharmacist

* pioneers of geriatric medicine

* oral history and the history of learning disability.

Reviews

'Not only is the vigour of the topic apparent but also the depth and breadth of the scholarship involved in the field.' - Lesley Diack,Oral History Reader

`This is a refreshing volume which, by combining the history of medicine and oral history, produces an eclectic mix that is both exciting and challenging.' - Graham Smith, University of Glasgow, Social History of Medicine, 2001

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General