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31-35 of 35 results in Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine
Despite the recent upsurge in interest in alternative medicine and unorthodox healers, Illness and Healing Alternatives in Western Europe is the first book to focus closely on the relationship between belief, culture, and healing in the past. In essays on France, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain,...
Published July 9th 1997 by Routledge
The problem of the poor grew in the early modern period as populations rose dramatically and created many extra pressures on the state. In Northern Europe, cities were going through a period of rapid growth and central and local administrations saw considerable expansion. This volume provides an...
Published June 11th 1997 by Routledge
Historical and Contemporary Studies
First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published April 16th 1997 by Routledge
Science, Scientists and Politics in the Twentieth Century
This volume brings together for the first time a collection of essays, based on original research, which focus on the history of nutrition science in Britain. Each chapter considers a different episode in the development and application of nutritional knowledge during the twentieth century. The...
Published November 6th 1996 by Routledge
Historical Perspectives on People with Learning Disabilities
From Idiocy to Mental Deficiency is the first book devoted to the social history of people with learning disabilities in Britain. Approaches to learning disabilities have changed dramatically in recent years. The implementation of 'Care in the Community', the campaign for disabled rights and the...
Published October 9th 1996 by Routledge
Britain and the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic: A Dark Epilogue
To Be Published February 9th 2015