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15%OFFKeir Waddington - Charity and the London Hospitals, 1850-1898 (Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series) - 9780861933310 - V9780861933310
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Charity and the London Hospitals, 1850-1898 (Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series)

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Description for Charity and the London Hospitals, 1850-1898 (Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series) Paperback. A study of the development of the hospital as a economic, medical and voluntary institution in the second half of the nineteenth century. Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History. Num Pages: 264 pages, 1 black & white illustrations, 12 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; HBJD1; HBLL; HBTB; MBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 157 x 19. Weight in Grams: 410.
A study of the development of the hospital as a economic, medical and voluntary institution in the second half of the nineteenth century. By the 1890s Victorians assumed that London's hospitals were facing an endemic financial crisis which was so severe that some feared the state might have to intervene to support an ailing voluntary system: charity both underpinnedLondon's hospitals and proved insufficient to meet the ever-increasing cost of care, despite the ability of those running the hospitals to pick the pockets of the benevolent. Charity and the London Hospitals takes these themes to study the development of the ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Royal Historical Society
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Weight
413g
Number of Pages
264
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780861933310
SKU
V9780861933310
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Reviews for Charity and the London Hospitals, 1850-1898 (Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series)
Fills an important gap... Instead of depicting the 'great' metropolitan establishments as heroic arenas for medical and surgical triumphs, the author allows us to see them as administratively contested and financially precarious establishments.
MEDICAL HISTORY
A much needed and comprehensive study of hospital finance in the nineteenth century... sets the agenda for future work.
LONDON JOURNAL
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