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Medical lives in the age of surgical revolution

Author: Anne M Growther; Marguerite W Dupree
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An unusual history of doctors trained in Britain in the last quarter of the nineteenth century, and their careers in Britain and the Empire. In this book, Crowther and Dupree describe the experience  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne M Growther; Marguerite W Dupree
ISBN: 9780521835480 0521835488
OCLC Number: 1025395469
Description: XV, 425 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Arrivals; 2. Student days: the shared experience of survival; 3. Joseph Lister and the teaching of surgery; 4. First steps: the first five years after qualification; 5. Jex-Blake's women: education and careers; 6. Varieties of practice; 7. Listerism in practice; 8. Lister's men abroad: settlers; 9. Lister's men abroad: imperialists, missionaries and enclaves; 10. Last days; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: M. Anne Crowther and Marguerite W. Dupree.

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