Medicine in Wales c.1800-2000

Public Service or Private Commodity?

Golygydd(ion): Peter Borsay

Iaith: Saesneg

Dosbarthiad(au): Diddordeb Cymru

  • Gorffennaf 2003 · 304tudalen · 216x138mm

  • ·Clawr Caled - 9780708318249

Am y llyfr

Casgliad o 11 ysgrif gan arbenigwyr meddygol ar amryfal agweddau ar hanes meddygaeth a gofal iechyd yng Nghymru, yn arbennig y modd y mae'r berthynas rhwng yr adrannau cyhoeddus a phreifat wedi newid a datblygu yn ystod y ddwy ganrif ers y Chwyldro Diwydiannol. 6 llun du-a-gwyn.

Dyfyniadau

' This is a scholarly book which is bound to appeal to everyone who is interested in the history of medicine in Wales.' (Planet) 'This is an excellent book, academically sound and coherent in it's analysis of the tension between the public and the private...'New Welsh Review

'...[a] very valuable collection...[which contains] excellent material which is well presented.' History

Cynnwys

Medicine and health – historical and contemporary perspectives. Anne Borsay and Dorothy Porter; public utility or private enterprise? water and health in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Richard Coopey and Owen Roberts; from private grief to public testimony – suicides in Wales, 1832-1914, Pamela Michael; the early school medical service in Wales – public care or private responsibility?, David Hirst; a proletarian public sphere – working-class provision of medical services and care in south Wales, c.1900-1948, Steven Thompson; public service and private ambition – nursing at the King Edward VII Hospital, Cardiff during the First World War, Sara Brady; “fit to work” – representing rehabilitation on the South Wales coalfield during the Second World War, Anne Borsay; private lives and pulic bodies – childbirth in post-war Swansea, Susan Pitt; “it’s a funny job really” – the contradictions of health visiting, Anthea Symonds; water, health and the public/private interface, Mark Drakeford; contrasting perspectives of inequalities in health and in medical care, David Greaves.

Cyflwyno'r Golygydd(ion)

Peter Borsay

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