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Observations on the management of the poor in Scotland, and its effects on the health of the great towns

Alison, William Pulteney, 1790-1859.
Date
1840

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Edinburgh : William Blackwood and Sons, 1840.

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5 unnumbered pages, v-xvi, 198 pages

Notes

Note: Alison was a professor at Edinburgh University for over 36 years and President of the Edinburgh College of Physicians between 1836 and 1838. His work on the relationship between poverty and ill health was of profound social importance. The above study, a classic of its kind, was based on his long experience of hospital and dispensary work, and the social conditions he encountered

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This material has been provided by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. The original may be consulted at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
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