'These ANTE-CHAMBERS OF THE GRAVE': Mortality, medicine and the workhouse in Georgian London (1725-1824)

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Author(s)Boulton J, Davenport R, Schwarz LD
Editor(s)Reinarz, J., Schwarz, L.
Publication type Book Chapter
Book TitleMedicine and the Workhouse
Series TitleRochester Studies in Medical History
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Looks at mortality and disease in a Georgian workhouse. The most striking finding is the frequency with which local inhabitants died in the institution. This had a significant impact on the nature of the diseases reported.
PublisherUniversity of Rochester Press
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