Medical London: Two Thousand Years of Life and Death in London by Richard Barnett and Mike Jay BOXED SET

Medical London: Two Thousand Years of Life and Death in London by Richard Barnett and Mike Jay BOXED SET

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A unique, stunningly-presented guide to London's past and a treasure trove of information for historians, residents, medical professionals and tourists, Medical London charts the many roles that diseases, treatments and cures have played in the city's sprawling story. It also reveals how London, in turn, has shaped the professions and practices of modern medicine.

Slipcase containing two books: 

Gazetteer - The Definitive Guide to London's Medical Landscape

Essays - Exploring Two Thousand Years of Life, Death and Medicine in London

and six fold-out map pamphlets:

1. Life and Death by Water: A Walk Along the Medieval Thames

2. In the Footsteps of Daniel Defoe: A Journey Through the 'Plague Year'

3. Gallows, Ghosts and Golden Boys: A Day in the Life of an Eighteenth-Century Medical Student

4. Tall Ships and Tropical Diseases: Medicine and the British Empire in Greenwich

5. Pox and Pleasure: Soho by Night

6. From Homeopaths to Psychopaths: Bohemian Medicine in Chelsea

Publisher

 Wellcome Collection/Strange Attractor Press

Date published

 2008

Format

 Slipcase with 2 books and 6 fold-out map pamphlets

Condition

 Very good. Unused. Slipcase a little  worn.