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Medicine and the Market in England and its Colonies, c.1450- c.1850 / Edition 1
     

Medicine and the Market in England and its Colonies, c.1450- c.1850 / Edition 1

by M. Jenner, P. Wallis
 

ISBN-10: 0230506437

ISBN-13: 9780230506435

Pub. Date: 09/12/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

What was the medical marketplace? This book provides the first critical examination of medicine and the market in pre-modern England, colonial North America and British India. Chapters explore the most important themes in the social history of medicine and offer a fresh understanding of healthcare in this time of social and economic transformation.

Overview

What was the medical marketplace? This book provides the first critical examination of medicine and the market in pre-modern England, colonial North America and British India. Chapters explore the most important themes in the social history of medicine and offer a fresh understanding of healthcare in this time of social and economic transformation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230506435
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
09/12/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
269
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

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Table of Contents

The Medical Marketplace; M.S.R.Jenner & P.Wallis Medical Economies in Fifteenth-Century England ; R.Ralley Competition and Cooperation in the Early Modern Medical Economy ; P.Wallis The Rural Medical Marketplace in Southern England c.1570-1720; I.Mortimer Magic, Alchemy and the Medical Economy in Early Modern England: The Case of Robert Fludd's Magnetical Medicine; L.Kassell The Marketplace of Print ; M.Fissell Recipe Collections and the Currency of Medical Knowledge in the Early Modern 'Medical Marketplace'; E.Leong & S.Pennell Midwifery in the 'Medical Marketplace'; A.Wilson Illness in the 'Social Credit' and 'Money' Economies of Eighteenth-Century New England; B.Mutschler Medical Marketplaces beyond the West: Bazaar Medicine, Trade and the English Establishment in Eighteenth Century India ; P.Chakrabarti Monopoly, Markets and Public Health: Pollution and Commerce in the History of London Water 1780-1830; M.S.R.Jenner Medicine, Quackery and the Free Market: The 'War' Against Morison's Pills and the Construction of the Medical Profession, c.1830-c.1850; M.Brown

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