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Medicine and charity in Ireland, 1718-1851 / Laurence M. Geary.

Author/Creator:
Geary, Laurence M.
Publication:
Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Poor -- Medical care -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.
Poor -- Medical care -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Ireland -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Ireland -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Poor -- Medical care.
Social conditions.
Ireland.
Medical subjects:
Medical Indigency -- Ireland -- History.
Charities -- Ireland -- History.
History, 18th Century -- Ireland.
History, 19th Century -- Ireland.
Hospitals -- Ireland -- History.
Local subjects:
Public health -- Ireland -- History. (search)
Ireland -- Social conditions. (search)
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
The origins and development of Irish medical institutions. Voluntary hospitals ; County infirmaries ; Dispensaries ; Fever hospitals
Patrons, patients and practitioners. Governors and patients ; Medical practitioners
Politics one day, potatoes the next. Politics of sick poor relief ; Medical relief during the great famine ; The 1851 medical charities act.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-234) and index.
Penn Provenance:
Elias, Archibald C. (donor) (Storage copy)
Other format:
Online version: Geary, Laurence M. Medicine and charity in Ireland, 1718-1851.
ISBN:
1904558178
9781904558170
1904558186
9781904558187
OCLC:
56393275