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Patient's Progress: Doctors and Doctoring in Eighteenth- Century England

Dorothy Porter, Roy Porter - History - 1989 - 305 pages
Premodern society in England was overshadowed by illness and the threat of death. Disease descended suddenly, selecting individual victims or attacking entire households and ...
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Bodies Politic: Disease, Death and Doctors in Britain, 1650-1900

Roy Porter - History - 2014 - 328 pages
Bodies Politic takes a critical look at representations of the body in death, disease, and health, as well as at images of the healing arts in Britain from the mid-seventeenth ...
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Disease, Medicine and Society in England, 1550-1860

Roy Porter, Economic History Society - 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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Doctor of Society: Tom Beddoes and the Sick Trade in Late-Enlightenment England

Roy Porter - History - 2016 - 250 pages
First published in 1992, this book explores how we come to hold our present attitudes towards health, sickness and the medical profession. Roy Porter argues that the outlook of ...
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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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The National Question in Europe in Historical Context

Mikulas Teich, Roy Porter - History - 1993 - 343 pages
Leading historians discuss European nationalism in its historical context.
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Patients and Practitioners: Lay Perceptions of Medicine in Pre-industrial ...

Roy Porter - Medical - 2003 - 364 pages
The essays in this volume provide an unusual historical perspective on the experience of illness: they try to reconstruct what being ill (from a minor ailment to fatal sickness ...
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