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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

Kip Zane Laxson.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

October 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 876 words.

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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 Dictate of Both Interest and Mercy”? Slave Hospitals in the Antebellum South

Stephen C. Kenny.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

January 2010; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 16054 words.

As a contribution to debates on slave health and welfare, this article investigates the variety, functions, and overall significance of infirmaries for the enslaved in the antebellum South....

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“A Fine New Child”: The Lafargue Mental Hygiene Clinic and Harlem's African American Communities, 1946–1958

Dennis Doyle.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

April 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 15894 words.

In 1946, the Lafargue Mental Hygiene Clinic, a small outpatient facility run by volunteers, opened in Central Harlem. Lafargue lasted for almost thirteen years, providing the underserved...

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“A Kindly, Useful Mentor”: Applying the History of Medicine to Public Policy

PHILIP M. TEIGEN.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

July 1999; p ublished online July 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 0 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.

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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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