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Medical knowledge and the worker: Occupational lung diseases in the United Kingdom, c. 1920-1975

McIvor, A.J. and Johnston, Ronald (2005) Medical knowledge and the worker: Occupational lung diseases in the United Kingdom, c. 1920-1975. Labor: Studies in Working Class History of the Americas, 2 (4). pp. 63-86. ISSN 1547-6715

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Abstract

Focuses has been on the history of occupational health in the UK with particular reference to lung diseases and the development of medical knowledge from the nineteenth century.