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'These ANTE-CHAMBERS OF THE GRAVE': Mortality, medicine and the workhouse in Georgian London (1725-1824)

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Looks at mortality and disease in a Georgian workhouse. The most striking finding is the frequency with which local inhabitants died in the institution. This had a significant impact on the nature of the diseases reported.

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Author(s): Boulton J, Davenport R, Schwarz LD

Editor(s): Reinarz, J., Schwarz, L.

Publication type: Book Chapter

Publication status: Published

Book Title: Medicine and the Workhouse

Year: 2013

Pages: 58-85

Series Title: Rochester Studies in Medical History

Publisher: University of Rochester Press


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ISBN: 9781580464482