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The social history of health and healing

Harris, Bernard (1999) The social history of health and healing. [Review]

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Abstract

These three books examine very different aspects of the history of health and medicine in Britain, France and Germany since the mid-seventeenth century. They also illustrate differing views of the relationship between the past and the present. John Frangos, From Housing the Poor to Healing the Sick: the Changing Institution of Paris Hospitals under the Old Régime and Revolution, London, Associated University Presses, 1997; ISBN 0–838–63705–1; 247pp Manfred Berg and Geoffrey Cocks (eds) Medicine and Modernity: Public Health and Medical Care in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Germany, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1997; ISBN 0–521–56411–5; vii + 242pp Mary J. Dobson, Contours of Death and Disease in Early-modern England, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1997; ISBN 0–521–40464–9; xix + 647 pp