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A history of Scottish medicine : themes and influences

Author: Helen M Dingwall
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book, Helen Dingwall introduces the history of Scottish medicine from earliest times to the present day. Offering a new synthesis of medicine and society in Scotland, she covers developments in medicine, surgery and alternative medicine in relation to the changing economic, social, political and religious background; discusses concepts of professionalism and institutionalisation; and assesses medical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dingwall, Helen M.
History of Scottish medicine.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607396366
Online version:
Dingwall, Helen M.
History of Scottish medicine.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607913187
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen M Dingwall
ISBN: 9780748608652 0748608656
OCLC Number: 51461301
Description: vi, 282 pages
Contents: Introduction: Two Millennia of Medicine in Scotland --
A Nation in the Making. Medicine in Scotland from Earliest Times to c. 1500 --
Scotland and Scots in the Making --
Early Medicine in Early Scotland --
Medicine in Medieval Scotland --
A Nation Ascendant? Medicine in Scotland from c. 1500 to c. 1800 --
Scots and Scotland in Britain --
Medicine in Early-Modern Scotland --
Medicine in Enlightenment Scotland --
A Nation Eclipsed? Medicine in Scotland from c. 1800 to 2000 --
Scotland and Scots in Modern Scotland --
Public Medicine in Public Scotland --
Modern Medicine in Modern Scotland.
Responsibility: Helen Dingwall.

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A bold venture ! The scope of the book is impressive - exploring medicine from the Dark Ages to the present day ! A lively introduction to Scotland's medical history in its context. A bold venture ! Read more...

 
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