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The age of agony : the art of healing, c. 1700-1800

Author: Guy R Williams
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Academy Chicago Publishers, 1986, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Topics of 18th century medical history covered include prenatal care, child care, epidemics, hospital care, surgery, venereal disease, spas and watering-places, psychiatric care (including "Bedlam"), quacks and quakery, medical care for the armed forces, seniors health, and death.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guy R Williams
ISBN: 0897332024 9780897332026 0897332032 9780897332033
OCLC Number: 12972925
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London, Constable, 1975.
Description: xi, 236 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Guy Williams.

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Topics of 18th century medical history covered include prenatal care, child care, epidemics, hospital care, surgery, venereal disease, spas and watering-places, psychiatric care (including "Bedlam"), quacks and quakery, medical care for the armed forces, seniors health, and death.

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." . . a skillful tour through the annals of medical knowledge in the 18th and l9th centuries . . ."--"Kansas City Times"

 
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