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The Dawn of Scottish Social Welfare Book

The Dawn of Scottish Social Welfare


Title: The Dawn of Scottish Social Welfare - A Survey from medieval times to 1863
Author: Thomas Ferguson
Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons. Ltd., Edinburgh & London
Date: 1948


Hardback - 1st Edition

  • Additional Product Information

    As the author writes in his preface, the book was not written as a text book but as an attempt to "outline the main problems of health and social welfare." Using events from various parts of Scotland he focuses on the social responses to their occurrence. The book looks at Food, Housing, causes of Death and sickness,  sanitation and water supplies, care and relief for the poor, prisons and general health care.

    Accompanied with 16 illustrations

  • Condition Notes

    In good overall condition.

    Clean red cover boards with bright Gilt title on a well preserved spine.

    Previous owner name in ink on inside front end paper.

    Inside there is light age-tanning throughout with a clean and bright text.


    Please check the images associated with this Book to gain a clear insight into the book's condition and if you require further details please send an email enquiry.



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