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Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

Series Editor: Joseph Melling, Anne Borsay

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  1. Illness and Healing Alternatives in Western Europe

    Edited by Marijke Gijswit-Hofstra, Hilary Marland, Hans de Waardt

    Series: 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

  2. Health Care and Poor Relief in Protestant Europe 1500-1700

    Edited by Andrew Cunningham, Ole Peter Grell

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    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

  3. Migrants, Minorities & Health

    Historical and Contemporary Studies

    Edited by Lara Marks, Michael Worboys

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 16th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Nutrition in Britain

    Science, Scientists and Politics in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by David Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    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

  5. From Idiocy to Mental Deficiency

    Historical Perspectives on People with Learning Disabilities

    Edited by Anne Digby, David Wright

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Britain and the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic: A Dark Epilogue
    By Niall Johnson
    To Be Published October 31st 2014

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