skip to content
Disease, medicine, and society in England, 1550-1860 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Disease, medicine, and society in England, 1550-1860

Author: Roy Porter; Economic History Society.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Series: New studies in economic and social history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Summary:
In this book Porter examines the impact of disease upon the English and their responses to it before the public provision of medical care. He includes details from recent research into the history of childbirth and provincial medical history.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Student Collection
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Porter; Economic History Society.
ISBN: 0521552621 9780521552622 0521557917 9780521557917
OCLC Number: 32465307
Notes: "First Cambridge University Press edition"--Title page verso.
Description: v, 78 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Disease, death and doctors in Tudor and Stuart England --
2. The practice of medicine in early modern England --
3. Experiences and actions: countering illness in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries --
4. Medicine in the market economy of the Georgian age --
5. The medical profession and the state in the nineteenth century --
6. The role of medicine: what did it achieve?
Series Title: New studies in economic and social history.
Responsibility: prepared for the Economic History Society by Roy Porter.
More information:

Abstract:

A short but authoritative study of disease, medicine and their impact on English society.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32465307> # Disease, medicine, and society in England, 1550-1860
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "32465307" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Place/cambridge> ; # Cambridge
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/social_medicine> ; # Social medicine
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Place/england> ; # England
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/gesundheitswesen> ; # Gesundheitswesen
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Place/grossbritannien> ; # Großbritannien.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/ziekte> ; # Ziekte
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/disease_history_great_britain_mesh> ; # Disease--history--Great Britain [MESH]
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Thing/health_services> ; # Health services
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/public_health_history_great_britain_mesh> ; # Public Health--history--Great Britain [MESH]
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Event/sozialgeschichte_1550_1860> ; # Sozialgeschichte 1550-1860.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.109410903/e20/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/sante_publique_grande_bretagne_histoire> ; # Santé publique--Grande-Bretagne--Histoire
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/medecine_sociale_grande_bretagne_histoire> ; # Médecine sociale--Grande-Bretagne--Histoire
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/geschichte> ; # Geschichte
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Thing/england> ; # England
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/geneeskunde> ; # Geneeskunde
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/social_medicine_history_great_britain_mesh> ; # Social medicine--history--Great Britain [MESH]
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/social_medicine_great_britain_history> ; # Social medicine--Great Britain--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/medizin> ; # Medizin
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/gezondheidszorg> ; # Gezondheidszorg
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/public_health> ; # Public health
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/medicine_history_great_britain_mesh> ; # Medicine--History--Great Britain [MESH]
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/sociale_aspecten> ; # Sociale aspecten
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/gesellschaft> ; # Gesellschaft
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010108881> ; # Public health--Great Britain--History
    schema:bookEdition "2nd ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/158781039> ; # Economic History Society.
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/23033> ; # Roy Porter
    schema:datePublished "1995" ;
    schema:description "1. Disease, death and doctors in Tudor and Stuart England -- 2. The practice of medicine in early modern England -- 3. Experiences and actions: countering illness in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries -- 4. Medicine in the market economy of the Georgian age -- 5. The medical profession and the state in the nineteenth century -- 6. The role of medicine: what did it achieve?"@en ;
    schema:description "In this book Porter examines the impact of disease upon the English and their responses to it before the public provision of medical care. He includes details from recent research into the history of childbirth and provincial medical history."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/58208363> ;
    schema:genre "Student Collection"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Series/new_studies_in_economic_and_social_history> ; # New studies in economic and social history.
    schema:name "Disease, medicine, and society in England, 1550-1860"@en ;
    schema:productID "32465307" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/32465307#PublicationEvent/cambridge_new_york_cambridge_university_press_1995> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://catalogue.londonmet.ac.uk/record=b1749634~S1> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/samples/cam031/95018744.html> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/cam021/95018744.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521557917> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521552622> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9595903> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/32465307> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Event/sozialgeschichte_1550_1860> # Sozialgeschichte 1550-1860.
    a schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Sozialgeschichte 1550-1860." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Place/great_britain> # Great Britain.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Place/grossbritannien> # Großbritannien.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Großbritannien." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Series/new_studies_in_economic_and_social_history> # New studies in economic and social history.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32465307> ; # Disease, medicine, and society in England, 1550-1860
    schema:name "New studies in economic and social history." ;
    schema:name "New studies in economic and social history" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Thing/health_services> # Health services
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "Health services" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/disease_history_great_britain_mesh> # Disease--history--Great Britain [MESH]
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Disease--history--Great Britain [MESH]"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/gesundheitswesen> # Gesundheitswesen
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Gesundheitswesen"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/medecine_sociale_grande_bretagne_histoire> # Médecine sociale--Grande-Bretagne--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Médecine sociale--Grande-Bretagne--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/medicine_history_great_britain_mesh> # Medicine--History--Great Britain [MESH]
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Medicine--History--Great Britain [MESH]"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/public_health_history_great_britain_mesh> # Public Health--history--Great Britain [MESH]
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Public Health--history--Great Britain [MESH]"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/sante_publique_grande_bretagne_histoire> # Santé publique--Grande-Bretagne--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Santé publique--Grande-Bretagne--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/social_medicine_great_britain_history> # Social medicine--Great Britain--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010113591> ;
    schema:name "Social medicine--Great Britain--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/social_medicine_history_great_britain_mesh> # Social medicine--history--Great Britain [MESH]
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social medicine--history--Great Britain [MESH]"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/58208363#Topic/sociale_aspecten> # Sociale aspecten
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sociale aspecten"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010108881> # Public health--Great Britain--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Public health--Great Britain--History"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/158781039> # Economic History Society.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Economic History Society." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/23033> # Roy Porter
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1946" ;
    schema:deathDate "2002" ;
    schema:familyName "Porter" ;
    schema:givenName "Roy" ;
    schema:name "Roy Porter" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521552622>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521552621" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521552622" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521557917>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521557917" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521557917" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.