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Author Beier, Lucinda McCray
Title For their own good : the transformation of English working-class health culture, 1880-1970 / Lucinda McCray Beier
Imprint Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2008
book jacket
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RA418.3.G7 B422 2008    AVAILABLE    30530001012335
Descript x, 409 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-392) and index
"Every street had its lady" : working-class health culture before World War II -- "We know what's good for you" : formal health care provision in Barrow, Lancaster, and Preston -- "No fever in our house" : contagion, prevention, and the working class -- "They never told us anything" : sex and family limitation -- "With having my mother, I didn't need any advice off anybody else" : bearing and caring for children -- "By gum, we did enjoy it" : popular media and the construction of modern health culture -- "The best thing since wearing boots" : working-class health culture after 1948
Subject Working class -- Medical care -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Working class -- Medical care -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Public health -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Public health -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Urban Health Services -- history -- England
Attitude to Health -- England
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice -- England
History, 19th Century -- England
History, 20th Century -- England
Social Class -- England
Social Medicine -- history -- England
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