Bill Luckin

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This paper confronts a major problem in relation to the metropolitan and urban mortality declines in Britain during the later nineteenth century: the extent to which cause-specific death rates at district level were distorted by an official failure to redistribute deaths occurring in institutions back to "normal" place of residence. Describing and analysing(More)
AIM The goal of this report is to provide a framework for understanding and interpreting political, scientific and cultural attitudes towards drink driving in 20th-century Britain. Exploring the inherent conservatism of successive governments, Members of Parliament (MPs) and the public towards the issue during the interwar years, the contribution seeks to(More)
This is a truly interesting and well written book. While many historical works on venereal disease focus on one particular kind of disease, in this volume public debates on the subject play a central role, and therefore we learn not only about syphilis, but also, for instance, about herpes genitalis and AIDS. This is not surprising, because the author's aim(More)