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In Sickness and In Health: The British Experience, 1650-1850 Hardcover – 7 Jan 1988

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Through the interpretation of material taken from diaries, letters and memoirs, this book outlines the everyday history of medicine, from the Restoration to the Victorian era. Topics include: keeping well; pain; coping and resignation; and death. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Roy Porter was Professor of the Social History of Medicine at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Science, and a highly respected and prolific author. He died in March 2002 at the age of 55.

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