This work is a collection of studies on health, medicine and poverty in Tudor and Stuart England. It concentrates on the health experience of the majority of the population in this period - artisans, labourers, servants, the poor and women, and especially older women.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Introduction.
PART ONE THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT
1. Medicine and the Environment in Shakespeare's England.
2. Food, Status and Knowledge: Attitudes to Diet in Early Modern England.
3. Illness among the Poor in Early Modern English Towns.
4. Healing the Sick Poor: Social Policy and Disability in Norwich 1550-1640.
PART TWO AGE GROUPS AND GENDER
5. Child Health as a Social Value in Early Modern England.
6. Old Age, Poverty and Disability in Early Modern Norwich: Work, Remarriage and Other Expedients.
7. Older Women: Household, Caring and Other Occupations in the Late Sixteenth-century Town.
PART THREE OCCUPATIONS
8. Nurses and Nursekeepers: Problems of Identification in the Early Modern Period.
9. Occupational Diversity: Barber-surgeons and other Trades 1550-1640.
10. Trade or Profession? Medical Practice in Early Modern England.
- Data Publicarii : 10 Jun 1998
- Editie : 1
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 288
- ISBN : 9780582231825