The sick child in early modern england is a powerful exploration of the treatment perception and experience of illness in childhood from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth century. This book is a powerful exploration of the treatment perception and experience of illness in childhood between approximately 1580 and 1720. Myth 1 children were miniature adults the first myth is that for much of the early modern period children were regarded as miniature adults. The sick child in early modern england 1580 1720 hannah newton university of cambridge history and philosophy of science free school lane cambridge cb2 3rh united kingdom. A quarter to a third of children in early modern england died before the age of fifteen in the sick child hannah newton recovers the lives of this long neglected segment of society
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