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The laboratory revolution in medicine

Author: Andrew Cunningham, Dr.; Perry Williams
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays by leading researchers on the nature and genesis of laboratory medicine.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Cunningham, Dr.; Perry Williams
ISBN: 0521524504 9780521524506
OCLC Number: 49737504
Notes: Originally published: 1992.
Description: 347 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Laboratories, medicine and public life in Germany, 1830-1849: ideological roots of the institutional revolution / Timothy Lenoir --
Building institutes for physiology in Prussia, 1836-1846: contexts, interests and rhetoric / Richard L. Kremer --
The fall and rise of professional mystery: epistemology, authority and the emergence of laboratory medicine in nineteenth-century America / John Harley Warner --
Anaesthetics, ethics and aesthetics: vivisection in the late nineteenth-century British laboratory / Stewart Richards --
Scientific elites and laboratory organisation in fin de siècle Paris and Berlin: the Pasteur Institute and Robert Koch's Institute for Infectious Diseases compared / Paul Weindling --
French military epidemiology and the limits of the laboratory: the case of Louis-Félix-Achille Kelsch / Michael A. Osborne --
Transforming plague: the laboratory and the identity of infectious disease / Andrew Cunningham --
The laboratory as business: Sir Almroth Wright's vaccine programme and the construction of penicillin / Wai Chen --
Costly ghastly kitchen / Bruno Latour --
The laboratory revolution in medicine as rhetorical and aesthetic accomplishment / Nicholas Jardine --
Gendered reflexions on the laboratory in medicine / Hilary Rose.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Cunningham and Perry Williams.
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