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The Rise of the English Town, 1650-1850

Christopher Chalklin - Business & Economics - 2001 - 102 pages
This volume examines the growth and development of English towns in the critical period between 1650 and 1850. Christopher Chalklin surveys market and county towns, port and ...
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Medicine Before Science: The Business of Medicine from the Middle Ages to ...

Roger Kenneth French - History - 2003 - 289 pages
An introductory history of university-trained physicians from the middle ages to the eighteenth century.
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With Words and Knives: Learning Medical Dispassion in Early Modern England

Lynda Ellen Stephenson Payne - History - 2007 - 182 pages
In practice medical practitioners, especially physicians and surgeons, have always had to learn some type of detachment or dispassion. To elucidate what was medical dispassion ...
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Children of the Laboring Poor: Expectation and Experience Among the Orphans ...

Thomas Max Safley - Social Science - 2005 - 493 pages
This volume provides fascinating new insights into the agency of the laboring poor in early modern Europe. Based on more than 5,000 biographical accounts of orphans in the city ...
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Civic Charity in a Golden Age: Orphan Care in Early Modern Amsterdam

Anne Elizabeth Conger McCants - History - 1997 - 281 pages
Using the Amsterdam Municipal Orphanage as a window through which readers can see the start of profound social and economic changes in early modern Amsterdam, this book ...
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Disease, Medicine and Society in England, 1550-1860

Roy Porter - History - 1995 - 78 pages
In his short but authoritative study, Roy Porter assesses the impact of disease on the English before the widespread availability and public provision of medical care ...
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