Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): Britain: Health and the People c1000-Present Day Student Book Second Edition ebook
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Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): Britain: Health and the People c1000-Present Day Student Book Second Edition ebook

By Aaron Wilkes, Jon Cloake
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This Second Edition of Britain: Health and the People c1000-Present Day Student Book is part of the popular Oxford AQA GCSE 9-1 History series. Updated as part of our commitment to the inclusive presentation of diverse histories and to reflect the world around us, this textbook covers exactly what your students require to succeed in the AQA exams.



Developed by an expert team led by an experienced head of history and an author with senior examining experience, this revised textbook covers the development of medicine and public health in Britain over a long period of time, and draws on wider world developments. It considers the importance of factors such as science and technology, government, war, and the role of the individual, and how these factors impact upon British society.

Carefully selected Sources allow students the opportunity to analyse and evaluate primary sources in context. Practice Questions and Study Tips help students prepare for the new AQA exam questions, and features such as Extension, Over to you and How to provide step-by-step explanations of how to put into practice essential history skills such as analysing sources or essay writing.

Perfect for use alongside the Revision Guide or with Kerboodle.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introduction to the Oxford AQA GCSE History series
  • Timeline
  • Part one: Medicine still stands
    • Chapter 1: Medieval medicine
      • 1.1 What did a Medieval doctor know?
    • Chapter 2: Medical progress
      • 2.1 How did Christianity affect Medieval medicine?
      • 2.2 How did Islam affect Medieval medicine?
      • 2.3 How good was Medieval surgery?
    • Chapter 3: Public health in the Middle Ages
      • 3.1 Where was public health worse in the Medieval period?
      • 3.2 Where was public health better in the Medieval period?
      • 3.3A Consequences of poor public health: the Black Death
      • 3.3B Consequences of poor public health: the Black Death
    • Part two: The beginning of change
    • Chapter 4: The impact of the Renaissance on Britain
      • 4.1 What was the Renaissance?
      • 4.2 The impact of the Renaissance on Britain: the work of Vesalius
      • 4.3 How important were Paré's discoveries?
      • 4.4 What was Harvey's contribution to medical progress?
    • Chapter 5: Dealing with disease
      • 5.1 How scientific was seventeenth- and eighteenthcentury medicine?
      • 5.2 How did doctors deal with the Great Plague?
      • 5.3 How did hospitals change in the eighteenth century?
      • 5.4 Why should we remember John Hunter?
    • Chapter 6: Prevention of disease
      • 6.1 How did Edward Jenner help defeat smallpox?
  • Part three: A revolution in medicine
    • Chapter 7: Advances in medical science in nineteenth-century Britain
      • 7.1 How was pain conquered?
      • 7.2 How did doctors in Britain find out that germs caused diseases?
      • 7.3 How important was Joseph Lister?
      • 7.4 The debate continues in Britain: accepting Pasteur's Germ Theory
    • Chapter 8: Further impact of Germ Theory in Britain
      • 8.1 How did scientists discover that germs caused human diseases?
      • 8.2 The search for vaccines and cures in Europe and Britain
    • Chapter 9: Improvements in public health
      • 9.1 How dirty were Britain's towns in the early 1800s?
      • 9.2A Fighting one of Britain's deadliest diseases: cholera
      • 9.2B Fighting one of Britain's deadliest diseases: cholera
      • 9.3 The Great Stink
  • Part four: Modern medicine
    • Chapter 10: Modern treatment of disease
      • 10.1A What can a study of penicillin tell us about the development of modern medicine?
      • 10.1B What can a study of penicillin tell us about the development of modern medicine?
      • 10.2A How have drugs and treatments developed since 1945?
      • 10.2B How have drugs and treatments developed since 1945?
      • 10.3 Beyond mainstream medicine
    • Chapter 11: The impact of war and technology on surgery
      • 11.1A The impact of war and technology on surgery and health
      • 11.1B The impact of war and technology on surgery and health
    • Chapter 12: Modern public health
      • 12.1A Why did the government try to improve the nation's health after 1900?
      • 12.1B Why did the government try to improve the nation's health after 1900?
      • 12.2A Into the twenty-first century
      • 12.2B Into the twenty-first century
  • How to… analyse significance
  • How to… analyse sources
  • How to… compare similarities
  • How to… evaluate main factors
  • Practice Questions for Health and the People
  • Glossary
  • Index
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