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  • Health Care and Poor Relief in 18th and 19th Century Northern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Ole Peter Grell, Andrew Cunningham

    Throughout history governments have had to confront the problem of how to deal with the poorer parts of their population. During the medieval and early modern period this responsibility was largely borne by religious institutions, civic institutions and individual charity. By the eighteenth century…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Justice to the Maimed Soldier

    Nursing, Medical Care and Welfare for Sick and Wounded Soldiers and their Families during the English Civil Wars and Interregnum, 1642–1660, 1st Edition

    By Eric Gruber von Arni

    In the popular imagination, the notion of military medicine prior to the twentieth century is dominated by images of brutal ignorance, superstition and indifference. In an age before the introduction of anaesthetics, antibiotics and the sterilisation of instruments, it is perhaps unsurprising that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • The Nurse Apprentice, 1860–1977

    1st Edition

    By Ann Bradshaw

    The British apprenticeship model of nurse training, developed under Florence Nightingale’s influence from 1860 at St Thomas’s Hospital, gained national and world-wide recognition. Its end was heralded with the publication of the last national syllabus from the General Nursing Council for England…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Health, Sickness, Medicine and the Friars in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries

    1st Edition

    By Angela Montford

    Health, Sickness, Medicine and the Friars in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries explores the attitudes and responses of the mendicant orders to illness, their contribution to medical history, the influence of health and sickness as a factor in the orders' decision making, the extent of their…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Midwiving Subjects in Shakespeare’s England

    1st Edition

    By Caroline Bicks

    At the intersections of early modern literature and history, Shakespeare and Women's Studies, Midwiving Subjects explores how Shakespearean drama and contemporary medical, religious and popular texts figured the midwife as a central producer of the body's cultural markers. In addition to attending…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • From Clinic to Concentration Camp

    Reassessing Nazi Medical and Racial Research, 1933-1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Weindling

    Representing a new wave of research and analysis on Nazi human experiments and coerced research, the chapters in this volume deliberately break from a top-down history limited to concentration camp experiments under the control of Himmler and the SS. Instead the collection positions extreme…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Greg Eghigian

    The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health explores the history and historiography of madness from the ancient and medieval worlds to the present day. Global in scope, it includes case studies from Africa, Asia, and South America as well as Europe and North America, drawing together the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • The Making of Addiction

    The 'Use and Abuse' of Opium in Nineteenth-Century Britain, 1st Edition

    By Louise Foxcroft

    What does drug addiction mean to us? What did it mean to others in the past? And how are these meanings connected? In modern society the idea of drug addiction is a given and commonly understood concept, yet this was not always the case in the past. This book uncovers the original influences that…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Homes of the London Poor and the Bitter Cry of Outcast London

    1st Edition

    By Octavia Hill, Andrew Mearns

    Originally published together in 1970, this study collects two essays on the housing situation of London in the nineteenth century. Homes of the London Poor was first published in 1875 and written by Octavia Hill, the granddaughter of the pioneer of sanitary reformation, Dr. T. Southwood Smith.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry

    The Golden Smile through the Ages, 1st Edition

    By Marshall J. Becker, Jean MacIntosh Turfa

    The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry offers a study of the construction and use of gold dental appliances in ancient Etruscan culture, and their place within the framework of a general history of dentistry, with special emphasis on appliances, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia and Egypt to modern…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Hospital Politics in Seventeenth-Century France

    The Crown, Urban Elites and the Poor, 1st Edition

    By Tim McHugh

    The seventeenth century witnessed profound reforms in the way French cities administered poor relief and charitable health care. New hospitals were built to confine the able bodied and existing hospitals sheltering the sick poor contracted new medical staff and shifted their focus towards offering…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • From Physick to Pharmacology

    Five Hundred Years of British Drug Retailing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Hill Curth

    From Physick to Pharmacology addresses the important, albeit neglected history of the distribution and sale of medicinal drugs in England from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century. The social history of early medicine and the evolution of British retailing are two areas that have attracted…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

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