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Urban Bodies - Communal Health in Late Medieval English Towns and Cities.

Author: Carole Rawcliffe
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The idea of English medieval towns and cities as filthy, muddy and insanitary is here overturned in a pioneering new study.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Rawcliffe
ISBN: 9781783273812 178327381X
OCLC Number: 1121393294
Description: 445 p.
Contents: IntroductionLess Mud-Slinging and More FactsUrban Bodies and Urban SoulsEnvironmental HealthWaterFood and DrinkSickness and DebilityConclusionAppendix: National and Urban Epidemics 1257-1530Bibliography

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[An] excellent book...effectively written. NOTTINGHAM MEDIEVAL STUDIESRawcliffe has long been one of the clearest and loudest voices on the topic of medieval health. . . . A broad range of Read more...

 
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