Childcare, Health and Mortality in the London Foundling Hospital, 1741-1800 : 'Left to the Mercy of the World'.

Newly available in paperback, this thorough and engaging examination of an institution and its young charges is set in the wider social, cultural, demographic and medical context of the eighteenth century. By examining the often short lives of abandoned babies, Levene illustrates the variety of path...

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Main Author: Levene, Alysa
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford : Manchester University Press, 2017.
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