Disease and Society

http://mappinglondon.co.uk/2014/londons-sites-of-medical-interest-1913/

London Sites of Medical Interest 1913

 

In this section, you will find a range of resources, images, links and engagement activities related to the topic of Disease and Society that have been used successfully within the CSHHH Journeys in Health History School Engagement Project.

In this section, you will find a range of resources, images, links and engagement activities related to the topic of body snatching and dealing with corpses that have been used successfully within the CSHHH Journeys in Health History School Engagement Project.


Lessons:

Pox, Pus and Plague: Lesson Breakdown

Pox, Pus and Bandages – Lesson Presentation

 


Resources and activities:

Diagnose the Patient

This activity encouraged the pupils to use their knowledge of historical diseases and the information presented during the lesson presentation to identify different types of historical diseases and their symptoms.

 


Articles:

Vaccination and Smallpox in British India – Archives and Articles from the National Library of Scotland

Black Death – Article from BBC History

The Outsider Series – A collection of articles from the Wellcome Collection which considers the spread of some of the deadliest diseases in history.

The Stranger who Started an Epidemic: Yellow Fever 1853

The Tradesman who Confronted the Pestilence: The Great Plague – 1665

The cook who became a pariah: Typhoid Mary 1907

The Colonist Who Faced the Blue Terror: Cholera 1857

The Child whose Town Rejected Vaccines: Smallpox 1896

The Prostitute whose Pox Inspired Feminists: Syphilis 1875


Audio Visual:

Infested with malaria | Biology – Infested! Living with parasites

16th and 17th Century Medicine | Secondary History – Medicine Through Time

 


Maps:

Published in 1913 – A series of maps depicting London’s “sites of medical interest”.


Images:

Disease and Society Images