Maladies and Medicine: Exploring Health and Healing, 1540 – 1740

Jennifer Evans



Lively real-life case histories taken from contemporary diaries, letters, journals and medical case notes.

About The Author

Jennifer Evans is a senior lecturer in History at the University of Hertfordshire. Her academic research is focused on the body, medicine and gender and covers the period 1550-1750. To date her research has examined the understanding of infertility and its treatments in early modern England. Sara Read lectures in English at Loughborough University. Her academic research has been focussed on the female body and reproduction in early modernity. She brought out Maids, Wives, Widows: Exploring Early Modern Womens Lives 1540-1740 with Pen & Sword in 2015.

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Dimensions 234 × 156 mm



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