Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

22/6/2008

We Danced All Night: A Social History of Britain Between the Wars by Martin Pugh

“Between the wars Britain was a society obsessed with its bowels,” declares Martin Pugh, who proceeds to prove his point in gruesome detail. The eminent doctor Sir Arbuthnot Lane insisted on a daily motion from his patients: if they failed, he prescribed paraffin as a bowel-lubricant before “removing the entire organ”. for more click here

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