Christopher Hamlin

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was from ours. Chapter 8 (1760-1850) sets death within the larger context of Enlightenment rationalism, romanticism and evangelicalism, whereas Chapter 7 (1660-1760) deals with perceptions of death in a changing political scene. Chapters 4 (1150-1380) and 6 (1558-1660) explore the association of secular and religious attitudes to death, while Chapter 5(More)
to be purchased collectively either through social or private insurance. Doctors sought to monopolize access to the resulting funds, which required "walking a tightrope between markets and government". Government help was needed to eliminate competition but no control over the profession was to be ceded in return. Hence the evolution of powerful(More)
Overview The semiconductor industry is caught on two horns of the economics dilemma: (1) the economics of technology-deep-subwavelength lithography and equipment cost, reticle enhancement technology and mask cost, and manufacturing variability and yield; and (2) the economics of design productivity-design turnaround time, availability of design skills, and(More)
In 1951 William Addison began his history of the English spa by noting that the vast literature on the medical and chemical properties of mineral waters "would as effectively defy analysis as the waters themselves, apparently, invite it" .' Addison, like most later historians, chose to see the spa mainly as a phenomenon of social history, of changes in(More)
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