Gwendoline M Ayers 1971, published by the Wellcome Institute of the History of Medicine. Reproduced by permission.

Chapter 1 The Destitute Sick and the Pursuit of a Policy

Chapter 2 ‘Gathorne Hardy’s Act’ and the Birth of the Metropolitan Asylums Board

Chapter 3 England’s First State Hospitals for Infectious Diseases

Chapter 4 England’s First State ‘Imbecile Asylums’

Chapter 5 The MAB Infectious Disease Hospitals: The First Phase – 1870 to 1878

Chapter 6 The MAB Infectious Disease Hospitals: The Second Phase – 1879 to 1886

Chapter 7 The MAB Infectious Disease Hospitals: The Third Phase – 1887 to 1891

Chapter 8 The MAB Infectious Disease Hospitals: The Fourth Phase – 1892 to 1900

Chapter 9 From Poor Law to Public Health Status: The Forces of Transition

Chapter 10 Infection and Prevention in the Metropolis, 1870 to 1900: An Evaluation

 

 

 

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