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Architecture in relief: Hospitals for the poor in Venice and Lisbon (2020)

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Starting in the fifteenth century, governmental bodies across Europe began reforming their charitable networks of support for the sick poor and unifying inefficient medieval institutions into one general hospital. When discussing early modern hospitals, it is important to remember that, although poverty and disease tend to be treated in isolation today, these issues were intrinsically connected in the early modern period. Considering these developments in charitable reform and hospital architecture, the mid- to late 1400s has remained a key period for studies analyzing the interventional role of hospitals in social welfare and public health. When the Venetian Senate issued the 1474 decree founding the Ospedale, it claimed that the institution was a way for the Republic to recognize and praise the divine providence that had guaranteed the freedom of the Venetian Eastern outpost of Scutari. The resulting architecture of the institution seems to have accompanied this operational move away from a general hospital.

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Book David Hitchcock; Julia McClure (2020) The Routledge History of Poverty, c.1450-1800. unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Berridge, Virginia
Blume, Stuart S.
Houston, C. Stuart
Stevens, Rosemary A.
Digby, Anne
Amaral, Isabel
Journals
Social History of Medicine
Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
Dynamis: Acta Hispanica ad Medicinae Scientiarumque Historiam Illustrandam
Asclepio: Archivo Iberoamericano de Historia de la Medicina
Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography
Indiana Magazine of History
Publishers
Frank Cass
McGill-Queen's University Press
Edizioni Polistampa
Ashgate Publishing
Duke University Press
Temple University
Concepts
Public health
Hospitals and clinics
Medicine and government
Poverty
Health care
Medicine and society
Places
United States
Great Britain
Portugal
Lisbon (Portugal)
Italy
Spain
Times
18th century
17th century
16th century
20th century, late
20th century
20th century, early
Institutions
American Medical Association
Great Britain. Royal Navy
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