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Published: 21 August 2018

288 Pages | b/w figures/illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198779025

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Misery to Mirth

Recovery from Illness in Early Modern England

Hannah Newton

  • This is the first book devoted to the history of recovery from illness
  • Sheds fresh light on the concepts of disease and health, and death and life
  • Provides a vivid and poignant picture of what it was like to get better from serious illness
  • Offers rare insights into the most profound, as well as the everyday, aspects of life in the past