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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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The Popularization of Medicine

Roy Porter - HEALTH & FITNESS - 2013 - 320 pages
In the early modern centuries a body of popularized medical writings appeared, telling ordinary people how they could best take care of their own health. Often written be ...
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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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The Scientific Revolution in National Context

Roy Porter, Mikulas Teich - History - 1992 - 305 pages
The 'scientific revolution' of the sixteenth and seventeenth century continues to command attention in historical debate. Controversy still rages about the extent to which it ...
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