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Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

David Durnin and Ian Miller

Abstract

Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45 is the first exploration of Irish medical and health experiences during the First and Second World Wars, as well as during the Irish revolutionary period. It examines the physical, mental and emotional impact of conflict on Irish political and social life and medical, scientific and official interventions in Irish health matters. The volume asks: What made Irish medical and health experiences unique? Did the financial exigencies of war impact detrimentally on Irish health care provision? How were psychological and emotional responses ... More

Keywords: History of war and medicine, Irish medical history, Health and conflict, War and conflict

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719097850
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Durnin, editor
University College Dublin

Ian Miller, editor
Unster University

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Introduction

David Durnin and Ian Miller

Part I: Health and disease on the domestic front

Part II: Health and political unrest

Part III: Institutions and medical personnel

End Matter