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Becoming a physician : medical education in Britain, France, Germany and the United States, 1750-1945

Author: Thomas Neville Bonner
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout, the author identifies changes in medical student populations and student life, including the opportunities available for women and minorities.

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Genre/Form: Classical Works
Historical Works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Neville Bonner
ISBN: 0801864828 9780801864827
OCLC Number: 806142252
Description: xii, 412 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction Chapter 1: An Uncertain Experience: Learning to Heal in the EnlightenmentChapter 2: Changing Patterns of Medical Study before 1800Chapter 3: Lives of Medical Students and Their Teachers (Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century)Chapter 4: The Clinical Impulse and National Response, 1780-1830Chapter 5: Science and Medical study: Early Nineteenth CenturyChapter 6: A Bird's Eye View of Medical Education in 1830Chapter 7: Toward New Goals for Medical Education, 1830-1850Chapter 8: Between Clinic and Laboratory: Students and Teaching at MidcenturyChapter 9: The Spread of Laboratory Teaching, 1850-1870Chapter 10: The Laboratory Versus the Clinic: The Fight for the Curriculum, 1870-1890Chapter 11: Toward a University Standard of Medical Education, 1890-1920Chapter 12: Changing Student Populations in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth CenturyChapter 13: Consolidation, Stability, and New Upheavals, 1920-1945Chapter 14: A Closing WordBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Thomas Neville Bonner.

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[A] great strength of Bonner's superb book is its grasp of the many and distinct strands that have gone into the skein of medical education... This study will long remain definitive. -- Roy Porter Read more...

 
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