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‘A Burden on the County’: Madness, Institutions of Confinement and the Irish Patient in Victorian Lancashire

Catherine Cox and Hilary Marland.

in Social History of Medicine

May 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 14291 words.

This article explores the responses of the Poor Law authorities, asylum superintendents and Lunacy Commissioners to the huge influx of Irish patients into the Lancashire public asylum...

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‘A Cheap, Safe and Natural Medicine’: Religion, Medicine and Culture in John Wesley's Primitive Physic

David E. Shuttleton.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 976 words.

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‘A constant irritation to the townspeople’? Local, Regional and National Politics and London's County Asylums at Epsom

Rob Ellis.

in Social History of Medicine

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 10618 words.

In 1908, The Times described London County Council's asylums near Epsom as ‘a constant irritation to the townspeople’. The article was specifically concerned with the patient walking...

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A. D. Cliff, M. R. Smallman-Raynor, P. Haggett, D. F. Stroup and S. B. Thacker, <i>Emergence and Re-Emergence: Infectious Disease: A Geographical Analysis</i>

Michael Bresalier.

in Social History of Medicine

December 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 788 words.

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‘A Mysterious Discrimination’: Irish Medical Emigration to the United States in the 1950s

Greta Jones.

in Social History of Medicine

February 2012; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 9379 words.

Summary

Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Ireland exported a considerable number of her medical graduates, mainly to Britain and the British...

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‘A Prostitution of the Profession’? Forcible Feeding, Prison Doctors, Suffrage and the British State, 1909–1914

Ian Miller.

in Social History of Medicine

May 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 10899 words.

Historians have castigated the British medical profession for endorsing forcible feeding during the suffragette hunger strike campaigns of 1909 to 1914. This article reconsiders the...

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A. W. Bates, <i>The Anatomy of Robert Knox: Murder, Mad Science and Medical Regulation in Nineteenth-Century Edinburgh</i>

Lisa Rosner.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 667 words.

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ABBERLEY, Robert (<i>born</i> 1952), self-employed consultant, since 2013; Assistant General Secretary, UNISON, 2002–13

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Politics; State and Local Government; Political Behaviour; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health. 264 words.

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ABER, Geoffrey Michael (1928 - 2014), Professor of Renal Medicine, University of Keele, 1982–93

in Who Was Who

P ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Physiology. 164 words.

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Abortion Policy and Politics on the Lane Committee of Enquiry, 1971–1974

ASHLEY WIVEL.

in Social History of Medicine

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 0 words.

SUMMARY

The 1967 Abortion Act did not quell public discussion on therapeutic abortions in Britain. Criticism of the way the Act was working began almost as...

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