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Edinburgh poverty 1840

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7425.1225 (Published 20 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1225
  1. Jeremy Hugh Baron, honorary professorial lecturer
  1. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York

    Deficient nourishment, want of employment, and privations of all kinds, and the consequent mental depression…

    Famine, destitution, and pestilence…

    Female labourers live in a condition to which that of most domestic animals is a luxury.

    Craig WS. History of the royal college of physicians of Edinburgh. Oxford: Blackwell, 1976: 18-22,43

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