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Medicine, Charity and Mutual Aid: The Consumption of Health and Welfare in Britain, c.1550-1950

This collection of 12 essays originated in a number of conference papers addressing the theme 'History from Below: the Urban Poor and the Reception of Medicine and Charity in Western European Cities'. The essays in the book examine the consumption of health and welfare in Britain, or more accurately, in England, with the main chronologicalContinue reading “Medicine, Charity and Mutual Aid: The Consumption of Health and Welfare in Britain, c.1550-1950”