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Rehabilitating the Disabled Miner

By Mike Mantin The history of British coalmining in the 20th century is full of spaces which are inextricably linked to health. Miners’ crowded homes, the newly-installed pit-head baths and entire villages became political sites which affected the health of the

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Rehabilitating the Disabled Miner

By Mike Mantin The history of British coalmining in the 20th century is full of spaces which are inextricably linked to health. Miners’ crowded homes, the newly-installed pit-head baths and entire villages became political sites which affected the health of the

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Archive Magpie Vol. 2

Our monthly update on recently-acquired, newly available or underused archival sources in the history of medicine. Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine Joanne S. Ingwall Papers, 1961-2009 Keywords: Hypertrophy; Nuclear magnetic resonance; Magnetic Resonance

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Archive Magpie Vol. 2

Our monthly update on recently-acquired, newly available or underused archival sources in the history of medicine. Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine Joanne S. Ingwall Papers, 1961-2009 Keywords: Hypertrophy; Nuclear magnetic resonance; Magnetic Resonance

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Locating Convalescence in Victorian England

By Eli Anders Imagine the process of recovering from an illness or surgery. Certain activities probably come to mind: plenty of rest, taking time off work, eating nourishing food, perhaps binge-watching a television series on Netflix. Just as important, you

L0023807 F. Nightingale, Notes on hospitals.

Locating Convalescence in Victorian England

By Eli Anders Imagine the process of recovering from an illness or surgery. Certain activities probably come to mind: plenty of rest, taking time off work, eating nourishing food, perhaps binge-watching a television series on Netflix. Just as important, you

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Anxious Places

By Caterina Albano In Beyond the Pleasure Principle (1920), Freud observes that ‘fear represents a certain kind of inner state amounting to expectation of, and preparation for, danger of some kind, even though the nature of the danger may well

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Anxious Places

By Caterina Albano In Beyond the Pleasure Principle (1920), Freud observes that ‘fear represents a certain kind of inner state amounting to expectation of, and preparation for, danger of some kind, even though the nature of the danger may well

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Abilities first? Institutions for disabled children in Victorian and Edwardian Britain

By Lesley Hulonce In 2001, Douglas Baynton observed that ‘disability is everywhere in history, once you begin looking for it, but conspicuously absent from the histories we write’.[1] Of course, since then, historians have begun to fill these lacunae, and

image 3 - Basket making at the Institution for the Blind

Abilities first? Institutions for disabled children in Victorian and Edwardian Britain

By Lesley Hulonce In 2001, Douglas Baynton observed that ‘disability is everywhere in history, once you begin looking for it, but conspicuously absent from the histories we write’.[1] Of course, since then, historians have begun to fill these lacunae, and

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Archive Magpie

Our monthly update on recently-acquired, newly available or underused archival sources in the history of medicine. Wellcome Library Ismond Rosen Papers Keywords: Mental Health, Sex, Medicine in Art, Psychiatry The collection comprises material relating to all aspects of Ismond Rosen’s

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Archive Magpie

Our monthly update on recently-acquired, newly available or underused archival sources in the history of medicine. Wellcome Library Ismond Rosen Papers Keywords: Mental Health, Sex, Medicine in Art, Psychiatry The collection comprises material relating to all aspects of Ismond Rosen’s

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‘No man’s land’: Rural / urban boundaries and public health

By Keir Waddington Writing about the county of Glamorgan, Wales in 1894, the Western Mail noted, ‘No places ought to be more charming and healthful than our pretty villages; but some of them are sadly deceptive’. If reformers came to

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‘No man’s land’: Rural / urban boundaries and public health

By Keir Waddington Writing about the county of Glamorgan, Wales in 1894, the Western Mail noted, ‘No places ought to be more charming and healthful than our pretty villages; but some of them are sadly deceptive’. If reformers came to