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Incorporates the findings of recent researches into hospital history, provincial medical history and the history of childbirth, and draws upon new perspectives offered by women's studies in the social history of medicine. It also examines the impact of disease upon English people.


history of medicine hospital medicine social history

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  • Roy Porter
    • 1
  1. 1.Wellcome Institute for the History of MedicineLondonUK

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