Ill in Tudor Times: Virtual Pack, Reader Level 3-4
The Hodder Reading Project Level 3-4 identifies blocks to progression and takes pupils from National Curriculum Level 3 to Level 4. It comprises the Teacher's Resource, Pupil's Book and 6 Readers. Reader 3, Level 3, You Wouldn't Want To Be Ill in Tudor Times! by Kathryn Senior. A humorous - and gruesome - introduction to medicine and illness in the Tudor period with information on: training and hospitals, superstitions and witchcraft, battlefield and war surgery, the plague, false limbs, herbs and medicines, and childbirth. Funny, full-colour illustrations throughout complement the historically accurate but engaging and humorous text. 'Cartoon-style illustrations perfectly match the darkly humorous text.' BBC History 'Social history cloaked in hilarity.' The Guardian
- 28 Aug 2009
- HODDER EDUCATION
- London, United Kingdom
Written by Kathryn Senior. Illustrated by David Antram.
Table of contents
Introduction A tough start Padua - centre of learning Blood glorious blood! When humour wasn't funny Battlefield horrors Plagued by infections Hospital surgery Quacks and witches Herbs and apothecary Barbaric births At war again - the Armada End of an era Glossary Index