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Health & healing in eighteenth-century Germany

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany,
  • Germany.
    • Subjects:
    • Social medicine -- Germany -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Medicine -- Germany -- History -- 18th century.,
    • History of Medicine, 18thCent. -- Germany.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [459]-488) and index.

      Other titlesHealth & healing in 18th century Germany, Health and healing in eighteenth-century Germany
      StatementMary Lindemann.
      SeriesThe Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science ;, 114th series, 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA418.3.G3 L54 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 505 p. :
      Number of Pages505
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL815555M
      ISBN 100801852811
      LC Control Number95053137

      German Health Insurance Requirements Thanks to Otto von Bismarck, Germany has the world’s oldest national health insurance system, dating back to the late ally, the state health insurance laws applied only to low-income workers and some government employees, but now about 90 percent of the population is covered by national health insurance (Gesetzliche Krankenversicherung, GKV). By the end of the eighteenth century, the arts had been surveyed by an unprecedented series of major works on literature, music, and painting of which the author or this book provides a rich and.


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References. Lindemann, M. Health and Healing in Eighteenth-Century ore, Md: Johns Hopkins University Press;   The Woman Beneath the Skin: A Doctor's Patients in Eighteenth-Century Germany.

The Charitable Imperative: Hospitals and Nursing in Ancien Regime and Revolutionary France. The Making of an Industrial Society, Whickham: Curing and Insuring: Essays on Illness in Past Times: The Netherlands, Belgium, England and Italy, 16thth Centuries.

Healers and healing in the early modern health care market. Elizabeth Mellyn. The asylum, hospital, and clinic. Andrew Scull. The epistemology and classification of 'madness' since the eighteenth century.

German E. Berrios and Ivana Marková. Part III. Beyond medicine. Psychiatry and religion. Rhodri Hayward. Madness in Western.

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Author(s): Lindemann,Mary Title(s): Health and healing in eighteenth-century Germany/ Mary Lindemann. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Baltimore: Johns. Eighteenth-Century Studies is committed to publishing the best of current writing on all aspects of eighteenth-century culture.

The journal publishes different modes of analysis and disciplinary discourses that explore how recent historiographical, critical, and theoretical ideas have engaged scholars concerned with the eighteenth century.

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