The social history of health and healing

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    Abstract

    These three books examine very different aspects of the history of
    health and medicine in Britain, France and Germany since the
    mid-seventeenth century. They also illustrate differing views of the
    relationship between the past and the present.
    John Frangos, From Housing the Poor to Healing the Sick: the
    Changing Institution of Paris Hospitals under the Old Régime and
    Revolution, London, Associated University Presses, 1997; ISBN
    0–838–63705–1; 247pp

    Manfred Berg and Geoffrey Cocks (eds) Medicine and Modernity:
    Public Health and Medical Care in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century
    Germany, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1997; ISBN
    0–521–56411–5; vii + 242pp

    Mary J. Dobson, Contours of Death and Disease in Early-modern
    England, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1997; ISBN
    0–521–40464–9; xix + 647 pp
    LanguageEnglish
    Pages419-424
    Number of pages6
    JournalEuropean History Quarterly
    Volume29
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 1999

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    History of Medicine
    social history
    Paris
    France
    Germany
    Public Health
    History
    Medicine
    medicine
    Delivery of Health Care
    Health
    health
    seventeenth century
    medical care
    modernity
    public health
    housing
    regime
    health care
    Disease

    Keywords

    • social history
    • health
    • healing
    • medicine
    • britain
    • france
    • germany
    • mid-seventeenth century
    • past and present

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    In: European History Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 3, 07.1999, p. 419-424.

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