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020 _a9781580464482 (hardcover : alk. paper)
020 _a1580464483 (hardcover : alk. paper)
035 _a(OCoLC)821265903
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050 0 0 _aRA418.5.P6
_bM433 2013
082 0 0 _a362.1086/942
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245 0 0 _aMedicine and the workhouse /
_cedited by Jonathan Reinarz and Leonard Schwarz.
260 _aRochester, NY :
_bUniversity of Rochester Press,
_cc2013
300 _avi, 281 p. :
_bill. ;
_c24 cm
490 1 _aRochester studies in medical history,
_x1526-2715 ;
_vv. 27
500 _a"This book had its origins in a two-day conference on 'Medicine and the Workhouse' in November 2008, sponsored by the University of Birmingham and the Wellcome Trust"--Preface.
504 _aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 0 _aContagion, exclusion, and the unique medical world of the eighteenth-century workhouse : London infirmaries in their widest relief / Kevin Siena -- The elderly in the eighteenth-century workhouse / Susannah Ottaway -- "These ANTE-CHAMBERS OF THE GRAVE"? : mortality, medicine, and the workhouse in Georgian London, 1725-1824 / Jeremy Boulton, Romola Davenport, and Leonard Schwarz -- Workhouse medical care from working-class autobiographies, 1750-1834 / Alannah Tomkins -- "A sad spectacle of hopeless mental degradation" : the management of the insane in West Midlands workhouses, 1815-60 / Leonard Smith -- Workhouse medicine in Ireland : a preliminary analysis, 1850-1914 / Virginia Crossman -- Exploring medical care in the nineteenth-century provincial workhouse : a view from Birmingham / Jonathan Reinarz and Alistair Ritch -- "Immediate death or a life of torture are the consequences of the system" : the Bridgwater Union scandal and policy change / Samantha Shave -- Practitioners and paupers : medicine at the Leicester Union Workhouse, 1867-1905 / Angela Negrine -- Workhouse medicine in the British Caribbean, 1834-38 /Rita Pemberton -- Poverty, medicine, and the workhouse in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries : an afterword / Steven King.
650 0 _aMedicine
_zGreat Britain
_xHistory.
_99594
650 0 _aPoor
_xMedical care
_zGreat Britain
_xHistory.
650 0 _aWorkhouses
_xHistory.
700 1 _aReinarz, Jonathan,
_eeditor of compilation.
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700 1 _aSchwarz, L. D.,
_eeditor of compilation.
830 0 _aRochester studies in medical history ;
_vv. 27.
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