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Pain in Victorian England

Pain and medieval medicine

Pain and surgery in the early 1900s


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Pain: History

Perceptions of pain have changed significantly over the years. The history of pain spills over from medicine into all areas of culture, particularly religion.




LATEST ARTICLES
Pain in Victorian England
Lucy Bending on Victorian attitudes to pain.




Pain and medieval medicine
Fernando Salmón on pain and its spiritual and religious contexts in the Middle Ages.
Pain and surgery in the early 1900s
Michael Clark on ‘Unterschenkel-amputation’ - a 100-year-old film of an amputation.