For 2,000 years, health and sickness have danced across, above and below London’s streets, defining city life in the process. ‘Medical London’ charts the many roles that disease, treatments and cures have played in the city’s sprawling story.
A unique, stunningly-presented guide to London’s past and a treasure trove of information for historians, residents, medical professionals and tourists. Medical London charts the many roles that diseases, treatments and cures have played in the city’s sprawling story. It also reveals how London, in turn, has shaped the professions and practices of modern medicine.