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Patients, Power and the Poor in Eighteenth-Century Bristol

Mary E. Fissell - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 266 pages
While much is known about the leaders of the medical profession in the eighteenth century, little has been written about rank-and-file practitioners--the apothecaries, blood ...
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Bodies, Speech, and Reproductive Knowledge in Early Modern England

Sara D. Luttfring - Literary Criticism - 2015 - 246 pages
This volume examines early modern representations of women’s reproductive knowledge through new readings of plays, monstrous birth pamphlets, medical treatises, court records ...
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Gender Relations in Early Modern England

Laura Gowing - History - 2014 - 208 pages
This concise and accessible book explores the history of gender in England between 1500 and 1700. Amidst the political and religious disruptions of the Reformation and the ...
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The Social Transformation of American Medicine

Paul Starr - Medical - 1982 - 514 pages
Examines the rise of the doctor's control over the health-care system and discusses the threat of new health-care conglomerates to the practitioners' dominance of the system
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Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public's Health

Judith Walzer Leavitt - History - 1997 - 352 pages
Typhoid Mary is a Beacon Press publication.
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William Hunter and the Eighteenth-Century Medical World

W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter - History - 2002 - 440 pages
Essays on the career of William Hunter, physician, obstetrician, medical educator and man of culture.
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Rising Life Expectancy: A Global History

James C. Riley - Business & Economics - 2001 - 243 pages
This book traces the global history of rising life expectancy in the last 200 years.
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A Once Charitable Enterprise: Hospitals and Health Care in Brooklyn and New ...

David Rosner - History - 2004 - 248 pages
An account of dramatic changes in hospital care in turn-of-the-century New York, first published in 1982.
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