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Fine wines & fish oil : the life of Hugh Macdonald Sinclair

Author: Jeannette Ewin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of Hugh MacDonald Sinclair's rise and fall, involving family life, personal ambition, and the schism between the academic pursuit of knowledge and information used for the public  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Hugh M Sinclair; Hugh Macdonald Sinclair; Hugh M Sinclair; Hugh M Sinclair
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette Ewin
ISBN: 0192629271 9780192629272
OCLC Number: 46937651
Description: xx, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue; 1. The boy who bowed to the King; 2. Manners maketh the man; 3. Robert McCarrison and other influences; 4. Lady Place: progress, and a blunder; 5. War; 6. Hugh Smith and the Oxford Nutrition Survey; 7. The foundations of social medicine; 8. The Institute of Social Medicine; 9. Eskimos and nutrition at Oxford; 10. An end to the survey; 11. Brigadier Sinclair on the Continent; 12. Germany; 13. Finance and accommodation; 14. Nissen huts and honours received; 15. Reports on the Western Netherlands and dietary fat; 16. Biochemistry, Hans Krebs, and essential fatty acids; 17. Exchanges in the Lancet; 18. Plans for Nuneham Park; 19. Grand dreams and little money; 20. Life without mother; 21. Plans for an Institute of Human Nutrition; 22. Game to the last; Epilogue: Legacy of a phoenix; Chapter notes and sources; Reference books; Appendices; A. Selected publications of Hugh Macdonald Sinclair; B. General plan of research: diseases of the nervous system; C. Nutritional surveys of population groups; D. Deficiency of essential fatty acids and artherosclerosis, etc; E. 'Prologue': a soliloquy by H.M. Sinclair; Index
Other Titles: Fine wines and fish oil
Responsibility: Jeannette Ewin.
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It is brilliantly written and manages the science, psychology and politics of Sinclair's life deftly. Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy, Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences I recommend this book Read more...

 
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