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Medicine and society in America, 1660-1860.

Author: Richard Harrison Shryock
Publisher: [New York] New York University Press, 1960.
Series: Anson G. Phelps lectureship on early American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1960, Richard Harrison Shryock's Medicine and Society in America: 1660-1860 remains a sweeping and informative introduction to the practice of medicine, the education of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shryock, Richard Harrison, 1893-1972.
Medicine and society in America, 1660-1860.
[New York] New York Univ. Press, 1960
(OCoLC)598598508
Online version:
Shryock, Richard Harrison, 1893-1972.
Medicine and society in America, 1660-1860.
[New York] New York Univ. Press, 1960
(OCoLC)609415153
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Harrison Shryock
ISBN: 0801490936 9780801490934
OCLC Number: 234378
Description: 182 pages 22 cm.
Contents: Origins of a medical profession --
Medical thoughts and practice: 1660-1820 --
Health and disease: 1660-1820 --
Medicine and society in transition, 1820-1860.
Series Title: Anson G. Phelps lectureship on early American history.

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"In three chapters covering the period 1660-1820 and one covering 1820-1860, Shryock lucidly describes medical thought and practice, the composition of the profession, as well as its education, Read more...

 
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