British spas from 1815 to the present: a social history

  title={British spas from 1815 to the present: a social history},
  author={Roger Rolls},
  journal={Medical History},
  pages={149 - 150}
Yet another book for the general reader on the history of tuberculosis, by a retired professor of medicine. Admittedly, most of the others are elderly, but one even has almost exactly the same title-J Arthur Myers' Captain of all these men ofdeath (1977). The prospect is enough to make the professional historian of medicine sigh, and the opening chapters of this book, which recount evidence for the presence of tuberculosis in ancient societies, from Egypt and South America to Greece and Rome… CONTINUE READING


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