Walking London"s Medical History

by Nick Black

Publisher: Royal Society of Medicine Press

Written in English
Cover of: Walking London
Published: Pages: 231 Downloads: 82
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Subjects:

  • History of medicine,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Medical,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Europe - Great Britain - London,
  • Europe - Gt. Britain/London,
  • History,
  • Special Interest - General
  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9886624M
    ISBN 101853156191
    ISBN 109781853156199

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A fascinating guide to medical London, Walking London's Medical History contains seven guided walks around London that focus on the rich medical history surrounding each area. Each walk is centred around a medical theme. History and past events are bought to life as sex, murder and intrigue mingle with medical events and figures in by-gone times/5(6).

Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards The history of health care is complex, confusing, and contested. It involves more than just the creation of hospitals and dispensaries, infirmaries, and health centers. There are also royal colleges, trades unions, medical schools, nurses’ homes, coroners’ courts, nursing sisterhoods Reviews: 2.

A fascinating guide to medical London, this book contains seven guided walks around the city that focus on the rich medical history surrounding each area.

Each walk is centered around a medical theme - history and past events are bought to life as sex, murder and intrigue mingle with medical events and figures in by-gone times/5(3).

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Walking London's Medical History at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1). Walking London's Medical History Second Edition - CRC Press Book Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards The history of health care is complex, confusing, and contested.

It involves more than just the creation of hospitals and dispensaries, infirmaries, and health centers. As they trudge the streets of London, few residents, commuters, or visitors have any idea of the strange and wonderful medical history which has played out around them in centuries past.

Unsuspecting tourists check in at a hotel which stands on the site of the outbreak of the Great Plague ofparents drop their children at a nursery which once housed a Author: Wendy Moore.

Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards The history of health care is complex, confusing, and contested.

It involves more than just the creation of Walking Londons Medical History book and dispensaries, infirmaries, and health centers. There are also royal colleges, trades unions, medical schools, nurses’ homes, coro. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: London: Royal Society of Medicine Press, Includes index.

Description. I don't know much about medical history but I love architecture, social history and walking around the great cities of the world. This book brings all four together in a delightful accessible way that enhanced my knowledge of the city and the way its people have been treated for their mental and physical ailments over the centuries.5/5.

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A fascinating guide to medical London, Walking London's Medical History contains seven guided walks around London that focus on the rich medical history surrounding each area. Each walk is centred around a medical theme.

History and past events are bought to life as sex, murder and intrigue mingle with medical events and figures in by-gone times/5(3).

A fascinating guide to medical London, Walking London's Medical History contains seven guided walks around London that focus on the rich medical history surrounding each area. Each walk is centred around a medical theme. History and past events are bought to life as sex, murder and intrigue mingle with medical events and figures in by-gone times.

This is London at its most. Walking London’s Medical History. Reviewed by Michael A Patton, Professor. The title of this book would suggest that the reader would need to be in London and have a strong pair of walking boots at the ready.

However while the book does provide a walking guide, it also makes an excellent read in its own right. Author: Kieran McGlade. Walking London’s Medical History tells the story of how health services developed across the city.

With a foreword by acclaimed author Peter Ackroyd, the book claims to “take readers on a series of walks across central London and provide a guide to the history of medicine and healthcare from medieval times to the present day.”. Up to 90% off Textbooks at Amazon Canada.

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This is particularly the case during the current Covid coronavirus pandemic. As of 18 March all our walks, tours and events scheduled until 30 April are no longer going ahead. Walking London’s Medical History. August ; The Ulster medical journal 77(3) ManuelDiana E (ed.), Walking the Paris hospitals: diary of an Edinburgh medical student, –, Medical.

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Each walk is centred around a medical theme. History and past events are bought to life as sex, murder and intrigue mingle with medical events and figures in by-gone times. A special walk retracing a city's history of contagious disease.

Career down the lanes and alleyways of the capital city of contagion with us. Discover plague pits and mass graves, cutting edge research institutes and Edwardian hospitals for 'tropical diseases'.

Unearth the evidence of epidemics past and present. Then pause to ask the crucial questions: What is a plague?. AUDIENCE Anyone who has an interest in medical history or would like to become familiar with less touristy parts of London.

As the title suggests, this book describes walking tours that are designed to tell the story of how medicine developed in London, preserving the medical legacy of an ever changing by: Books shelved as medical-history: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic—a.

Expansive and engaging, Rebecca Solnits Wanderlust explores the history of walking in the West. Starting with Rousseau and the Romantics, Solnit argues, walking became self-conscious, and against the backdrop of the French Revolution and industrialization, the act started to accrue dynamic, democratic, and subversive cultural meanings it had never before /5.

Walking London's History, London, United Kingdom. 17 likes. London Blue Badge Tourist Guide Tony McDonnell has been a for twenty years and has accumulated a fund of knowledge and anecdote which is Followers: Andrew Duncan's "Walking London" was last published in (only a year before the book previously mentioned) - his first, and the first walking tour book I bought, way back in His books are great, and I'd say the latest edition should still be usable.

In fact using the copy I bought in the only major problem I've encountered, due to the book being out of date, was at. Walking in London 1 - Along the Thames Walking from old docks and warehouses to the seat of government, a section of The Thames path makes an excellent London walk:.

London Walks 1 - From Limehouse Basin to The Houses of Parliament. Walking in London 2. Best London walking tours Get a closer look at London's most interesting and unique sites, and learn about the city's long history and diverse culture with a London walking tour.

There are plenty of exciting options to choose from, whether you're interested in famous historical figures such as Jack the Ripper, fascinated by royal London, or. Covering 78 miles, this walk offers a wonderful opportunity to see a variety of open spaces across London.

The walk is divided into 15 sections of varying difficulty and lengths. Try section seven Author: Telegraph Travel. Medical History Walks 2 hours One of London’s most famous and infamous neighborhoods The unassuming Dr John Snow is famous for controlling the terrible outbreak of Cholera in Soho in by having the handle removed from the Broad Street pump.

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The group was founded in The museums and medical organisations are: Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum; Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland.Designed by the good people at Strange Attractor, and published by the Wellcome Collection and Trust, Medical London: City of Diseases, City of Cures, is a portmanteau: part map, part history, part walking-tour guide, stuffed with beautifully illustrated full-color prints of such points of interest as Bedlam Insane Asylum and Thomas Crapper’s water-closet [email protected] Interview: Medical London's Richard Barnett and Mike Jay Medical London, just published by Strange Attractor Press and the Wellcome Trust, is the latest in a .