Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 June 2004

440 Pages | 120 Illustrations, black & white, 8 Illustrations, colour

ISBN: 9780719067358

Bookseller Code (06)

Medicine transformed

Health, disease and society in Europe 1800-1930

Deborah Brunton

Published by Manchester University Press

  • An accessible introduction to the social history of medicine in Europe during the nineteenth and early twentieth century, set within its political, cultural, intellectual and economic contexts
  • Well-known scholars in the field, including Laurence Brockliss, Michael Worboys and Roger Cooter examine topics such as the military and colonial medicine, the role of women and access to care
  • Complemented by a companion volume of primary and secondary readings: Health, disease and society in Europe, 1800-1930: A source book
  • Open University textbook for course A218