Thursday, November 21 / 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 51
Health and the State

Chair: Nancy Tatarek, The Ohio State University
Discussant: Anders Ottosson, University of Gothenburg

1. The Eternal Question of Older People’s Right to Health and Care. The Emergence, Development and Restriction of Geriatric Care in Sweden during the 20th CenturyUlrika Lagerlöf Nilsson, University of Gothenburg.

2. Inability to Work: Criteria for Receiving Sickness Benefit in Early 20th Century SwedenHelene Castenbrandt, Lund University.

3. Chest Circumference and Health. A Study on Italian Military Call up Registers (19th-20th C.)Alessio Fornasin, University of Udine; Marco Breschi, Università degli Studi di Sassari; Matteo Manfredini, University of Parma.

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