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  • A Diamond in the Skyby Margaret Pelling

    Honno Press 2011; US$ 11.99

    Dora spends a lot of time watching the mobile of the planets above her daughter's cot and listening to Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star...Her relationship with Steve has been stretched to its limits by the death of their baby duaghter.Taking her niece and nephew skating on Saturdays and star-gazing with her twin brother are her only escapes.Tom is in... more...

  • The Common Lotby Margaret Pelling

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    This important collection of Margaret Pelling's essays brings together her key studies of health, medicine and poverty in Tudor and Stuart England - including a number published here for the first time. They show that - then as now - health and medical care were everyday obsessions of ordinary people in the Tudor and Stuart era. Margaret Pelling's... more...

  • The Practice of Reform in Health, Medicine, and Science, 1500–2000by Scott Mandelbrote; Margaret Pelling

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Histories of medicine and science are histories of political and social change, as well as accounts of the transformation of particular disciplines over time. Taking their inspiration from the work of Charles Webster, the essays in this volume consider the effect that demands for social and political reform have had on the theory and, above all, the... more...

  • Life, Death and the Elderlyby Margaret Pelling; Richard M. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    Debates on policy concerning medical care and social welfare of the elderly become ever more pressing, and many of the assumptions on which they are based are now open to question. This study sets out to provide a historical perspective on the economic, medical, class and gender relations of the elderly, which until now have received relatively little... more...

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