Women's Monasticism and Medieval Society: Nunneries in France and England, 890-1215


A substantial contribution to the ongoing debate about government participation in the delivery of medical care, this volume offers historical, cross-national comparisons of the performance of medical systems in Britain, France, Sweden, and the US over most of the last century. At a time when many call for "privatization," the findings and data analyses strongly suggest that the role of state intervention has been, by and large, a positive one. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Ithaca, NY
Publication year:
  • 1997


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