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Published: 01 December 2011

336 Pages | 3 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719085468

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Physick and the family

Health, medicine and care in Wales, 1600-1750

Alun Withey

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Now available in paperback, this volume introduces a wide range of largely unexplored sources to the history of medicine
  • Addresses a number of current key themes in medical history, including patient narratives, domestic medicine and the medical marketplace
  • Employs innovative methodologies and source materials to address hitherto overlooked topics, including care of the sick, medical material culture and poor relief for the sick
  • Adds a new and alternative rural dimension to existing medical studies of Britain and Europe
  • Its multi-disciplinary methodology, broad scope and range of exciting new research makes it a must for academics and students of medical and social history alike