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English Almanacs, Astrology and Popular Medicine, 1550-1700
Acknowledgements List of abbreviations List of illustrations Preface Part I: Setting the scene 1. The medical marketplace, print culture and popular medicine 2. The genre of almanacs 3. 'Students ofExpand
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Selling Self-Service and the Supermarket: The Americanisation of Food Retailing in Britain, 1945–60
This article explores the early origins and growth of the supermarket in Britain. In doing so, it focuses on a number of themes, including the transfer of ideas of selling from America, and how suchExpand
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The care of the brute beast: animals and the seventeenth-century medical market-place.
  • L. Curth
  • History, Medicine
  • Social history of medicine : the journal of the…
  • 1 December 2002
This article examines the medical options for animals in early modern England. At the present time, this is a topic that has been largely ignored by modern academics. The small number of existingExpand
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The Commercialisation of Medicine in the Popular Press: English Almanacs 1640–1700
  • L. Curth
  • History, Medicine
  • The Seventeenth century
  • 1 March 2002
Modern historians tend to link the commercialisation of medicine with the 'consumer revolution' of the eighteenth century.1 This was said to be a time of societal change, triggered by new processesExpand
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Promoting Retail Innovation: Knowledge Flows during the Emergence of Self-Service and Supermarket Retailing in Britain
The notion of innovation underpins many studies of change within the literatures of retail management and the new retail geography. However, conceptualisation of the innovation process withinExpand
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From Physick to Pharmacology: Five Hundred Years of British Drug Retailing
Contents: General editor's preface. Introduction: Perspectives on the evolution of the retailing of pharmaceuticals, Louise Hill Curth Apothecaries and the consumption and retailing of medicines inExpand
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A plaine and easie waie to remedie a horse
'A plaine and easie waie to remedie a horse': equine medicine in early modern England is Louise Hill Curth's groundbreaking new book on the health and illness of what were historically the mostExpand
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The Care of Brute Beasts: A Social and Cultural Study of Veterinary Medicine in Early Modern England
This book is about medical beliefs and practices for animals in early modern England. Although there are numerous texts on the subject of human health, this is the first and only text to focusExpand
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Seventeenth-century English Almanacs: Transmitters of Advice for Sick Animals
The study of medical history in the early twenty-first century is generally divided amongst historians who focus either on human or animal medicine. As Roy Porter has noted, these academics haveExpand
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Medical advertising in the popular press: almanacs and the growth of proprietary medicines.
The history of retailing is a topic that has attracted increasing attention over the past two decades. Much of this has focused on the role that distribution and consumption have played in theExpand
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