For their own good: the transformation of English working-class health culture, 1880-1970
Creators:Beier, Lucinda McCray
Subjects (LCSH):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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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
(print) x, 409 p. ; 24 cm.
"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.
Item embargoed for five years
Other Identifiers:OCLC #300103377 (print)
LCCN 2008023683 (print)
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