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Patients and practitioners : lay perceptions of medicine in pre-industrial society /

The essays in this volume provide an unusual historical perspective on the experience of illness: they try to reconstruct what being ill (from a minor ailment to fatal sickness) was like in pre-industrial society from the point of view of the sufferers themselves. The authors examine the meanings th...

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Corporate Author: ACLS Humanities Ebook.
Other Authors: Porter, Roy, 1946-2002.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Series:Cambridge history of medicine.
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Online Access:Online version
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