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Unformatted text preview: o Only a few pest houses, none created by the government of England or of London Wholesale abandonment of poor by September: an aspect of the abyss Medical authorities: a marketplace o Elite College of Physicians practitioners: mostly traditional medicines o New scientific societies envisioned new experimentation, observation, but few new cures o Apothecaries: became by default the principle vendors of medicine to those who had to stay in London o Quacks: could from our perspectives come from any of these groups, or have no authority at all. Preyed upon scared, desperate people...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course HIST-H 213 taught by Professor Charmichael during the Fall '11 term at Indiana.
- Fall '11