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A Fylde Country Practice

Medicine and Society in Lancashire, 1760-1840

Book coverInterest in medical history has grown enormously in recent years. This book draws on sources from various parts of Lancashire to investigate the nature if ill-health among contemporaries in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and their medical responses to illness.

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About the Author
Professor Steven King is Director of the University of Leicester Centre for Medical Humanities. He writes on the themes of poverty and welfare, European industrialisation, historical demography and medical history.


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