skip to content
Genius on the edge : the bizarre double life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Genius on the edge : the bizarre double life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted

Author: Gerald Imber
Publisher: New York, NY : Kaplan Pub., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Traces the life of the surgeon, who, despite being a ground-breaking father of modern surgery, battled with cocaine and morphine addiction, exhibited eccentric behavior, and lived an unusual lifestyle.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Imber, Gerald.
Genius on the edge.
New York, NY : Kaplan Pub., c2010
(OCoLC)761456169
Named Person: William Halsted; William Halsted; William Stewart Halsted; William Halsted; William Halsted
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Imber
ISBN: 9781607146278 1607146274 9781607148586 1607148587
OCLC Number: 430842094
Description: x, 389 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tumultuous times --
Setting the stage --
Physicians and surgeons --
Becoming a surgeon --
New York --
Cocaine --
The visionary --
The very best men --
Baltimore --
The hospital on the hill --
Finding the way --
William Osler --
The operating room --
The radical cure of breast cancer --
Life in Baltimore --
The big four --
Hernia --
Establishing the routine --
Country squire --
The first great medical school --
Teaching without teaching --
Residents --
Changes --
Into the 20th century --
Harvey Cushing --
All quiet on the home front --
After Cushing --
New horizons --
Addiction --
Vascular surgery --
Scientist --
A new paradigm --
A new era --
The world changes --
"My dear Miss Bessie" --
The final illness --
Afterward --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Gerald Imber.
More information:

Abstract:

Traces the life of the surgeon, who, despite being a ground-breaking father of modern surgery, battled with cocaine and morphine addiction, exhibited eccentric behavior, and lived an unusual lifestyle.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/430842094> # Genius on the edge : the bizarre double life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "430842094" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793232380#Place/new_york_ny> ; # New York, NY
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1139336> ; # Surgeons
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793232380#Topic/history_19th_century> ; # History, 19th Century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793232380#Topic/history_20th_century> ; # History, 20th Century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793232380#Topic/physicians> ; # Physicians
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/617.092/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793232380#Topic/general_surgery_history> ; # General Surgery--history
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793232380#Topic/surgeons_united_states> ; # Surgeons--United States
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/11007323> ; # William Stewart Halsted
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2010" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/273558884> ; # Gerald Imber
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "Tumultuous times -- Setting the stage -- Physicians and surgeons -- Becoming a surgeon -- New York -- Cocaine -- The visionary -- The very best men -- Baltimore -- The hospital on the hill -- Finding the way -- William Osler -- The operating room -- The radical cure of breast cancer -- Life in Baltimore -- The big four -- Hernia -- Establishing the routine -- Country squire -- The first great medical school -- Teaching without teaching -- Residents -- Changes -- Into the 20th century -- Harvey Cushing -- All quiet on the home front -- After Cushing -- New horizons -- Addiction -- Vascular surgery -- Scientist -- A new paradigm -- A new era -- The world changes -- "My dear Miss Bessie" -- The final illness -- Afterward -- Epilogue."@en ;
    schema:description "Traces the life of the surgeon, who, despite being a ground-breaking father of modern surgery, battled with cocaine and morphine addiction, exhibited eccentric behavior, and lived an unusual lifestyle."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/793232380> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biographie"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/761456169> ;
    schema:name "Genius on the edge : the bizarre double life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "389" ;
    schema:productID "430842094" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/430842094#PublicationEvent/new_york_ny_kaplan_pub_c2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793232380#Agent/kaplan_pub> ; # Kaplan Pub.
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781607148586> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781607146278> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/430842094> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793232380#Topic/general_surgery_history> # General Surgery--history
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "General Surgery--history"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793232380#Topic/history_19th_century> # History, 19th Century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "History, 19th Century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793232380#Topic/history_20th_century> # History, 20th Century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "History, 20th Century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1139336> # Surgeons
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Surgeons"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/11007323> # William Stewart Halsted
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1852" ;
    schema:deathDate "1922" ;
    schema:familyName "Halsted" ;
    schema:givenName "William Stewart" ;
    schema:givenName "William" ;
    schema:name "William Stewart Halsted" ;
    schema:name "William Halsted" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/273558884> # Gerald Imber
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Imber" ;
    schema:givenName "Gerald" ;
    schema:name "Gerald Imber" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781607146278>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1607146274" ;
    schema:isbn "9781607146278" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781607148586>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:Paperback ;
    schema:isbn "1607148587" ;
    schema:isbn "9781607148586" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/761456169>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Genius on the edge." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/430842094> ; # Genius on the edge : the bizarre double life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/430842094>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/430842094> ; # Genius on the edge : the bizarre double life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted
    schema:dateModified "2015-02-27" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.