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Margaret Pelling

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
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