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- DescriptionPre-modern society was overshadowed by illness and the threat of death. This book examines the sick in Britain between 1650-1850, focusing on the personal and sociological bonds between patients and doctors, examining in particular the ecomic and ethical dimensions of this relationship.
- Author Biography<b>Roy Porter</b> is Professor of the History of Medicine at the Wellcome Institute. Both he and <b>Dorothey Porter</b> are currently working on a history of public health and a history of ideas of health and disease.
- Author(s)Dorothy Porter,Roy Porter
- PublisherPolity Press
- Date of Publication14/09/1989
- SubjectHistory: Specific Subjects
- Series TitleMedicine & Society
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPolity Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight590 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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