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The Resource Medicine and the workhouse, edited by Jonathan Reinarz and Leonard Schwarz

Medicine and the workhouse, edited by Jonathan Reinarz and Leonard Schwarz

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Medicine and the workhouse
Title
Medicine and the workhouse
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jonathan Reinarz and Leonard Schwarz
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
While the welfare functions of workhouses have been well researched, their medical services have been comparatively neglected. Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, workhouse medicine remained central to the medical experiences of the poor. Historians of welfare and medicine have been aware of the importance of workhouse-based medical relief in the past, but the topic has not been studied in depth. This is the first book to examine the history of the medical services provided by these welfare institutions, both in Britain and its former colonies, over the period covered by the Ol
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Cataloging source
MHW
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reinarz, Jonathan
  • Schwarz, Leonard
Series statement
Rochester Studies in Medical History
Series volume
v. 27
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  • Poor
  • Workhouses
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Poor
  • Workhouses
Label
Medicine and the workhouse, edited by Jonathan Reinarz and Leonard Schwarz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frontcover; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Part One: The Old Poor Law; 1 Contagion, Exclusion, and the Unique Medical World of the Eighteenth-Century Workhouse: London Infirmaries in Their Widest Relief; 2 The Elderly in the Eighteenth-Century Workhouse; 3 "These ANTE-CHAMBERS OF THE GRAVE"? Mortality, Medicine, and the Workhouse in Georgian London, 1725-1824; 4 Workhouse Medical Care from Working-Class Autobiographies, 1750-1834; 5 "A Sad Spectacle of Hopeless Mental Degradation": The Management of the Insane in West Midlands Workhouses, 1815-60; Part Two: The New Poor Law
  • 6 Workhouse Medicine in Ireland: A Preliminary Analysis, 1850-19147 Exploring Medical Care in the Nineteenth-Century Provincial Workhouse: A View from Birmingham; 8 "Immediate Death or a Life of Torture Are the Consequences of the System": The Bridgwater Union Scandal and Policy Change; 9 Practitioners and Paupers: Medicine at the Leicester Union Workhouse, 1867-1905; 10 Workhouse Medicine in the British Caribbean, 1834-38; 11 Poverty, Medicine, and the Workhouse in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries: An Afterword; Selected Bibliography; List of Contributors; Index; Backcover
Control code
ocn862103288
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781580468022
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt31f4ct
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862103288
Label
Medicine and the workhouse, edited by Jonathan Reinarz and Leonard Schwarz
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frontcover; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Part One: The Old Poor Law; 1 Contagion, Exclusion, and the Unique Medical World of the Eighteenth-Century Workhouse: London Infirmaries in Their Widest Relief; 2 The Elderly in the Eighteenth-Century Workhouse; 3 "These ANTE-CHAMBERS OF THE GRAVE"? Mortality, Medicine, and the Workhouse in Georgian London, 1725-1824; 4 Workhouse Medical Care from Working-Class Autobiographies, 1750-1834; 5 "A Sad Spectacle of Hopeless Mental Degradation": The Management of the Insane in West Midlands Workhouses, 1815-60; Part Two: The New Poor Law
  • 6 Workhouse Medicine in Ireland: A Preliminary Analysis, 1850-19147 Exploring Medical Care in the Nineteenth-Century Provincial Workhouse: A View from Birmingham; 8 "Immediate Death or a Life of Torture Are the Consequences of the System": The Bridgwater Union Scandal and Policy Change; 9 Practitioners and Paupers: Medicine at the Leicester Union Workhouse, 1867-1905; 10 Workhouse Medicine in the British Caribbean, 1834-38; 11 Poverty, Medicine, and the Workhouse in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries: An Afterword; Selected Bibliography; List of Contributors; Index; Backcover
Control code
ocn862103288
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781580468022
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt31f4ct
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862103288

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