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British medicine in an age of reform

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses,
    • Medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses,
    • History of Medicine, 18th Century -- Great Britain -- congresses,
    • History of Medicine, 19th Century -- Great Britain -- congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Roger French and Andrew Wear.
      SeriesThe Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine
      ContributionsFrench, R. K., Wear, A. 1946-, Royal Institution Centre for the History of Science and Technology.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR487 .B75 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 260 p. ;
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1857146M
      ISBN 100415056225
      LC Control Number90009163

      This has led some historians to apply the same title to the period in British India. The ‘reformers’ of the Age of Reform have often been characterised as a collaborative band of ‘Anglicists’ and free traders vying against conservative ‘Orientalists’. 1 The literature on the period usually examines the reforms implemented by the Author: Erica Wald.   48 See, e.g., Desmond, Adrian, The Politics of Evolution: Morphology, Medicine and Reform in Radical London (Chicago, ); Warner, John Harley, “The Idea of Science in English Medicine: The ‘Decline’ of Science and the Rhetoric of Reform, –45,” in British Medicine in an Age of Reform, ed. French, Roger and Wear, Andrew (London Cited by:

        There is a ton of great writing on the history of Ayurvedic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, and other healing practices but that will need to wait for another list. To keep this to books, I pretty narrowly focused on the history of scientific (or allopathic) : Ashley Bowen. : Rethinking the Age of Reform: Britain (Past and Present Publications) (): Arthur Burns, Joanna Innes: Books.

        An impressive book that academic and research libraries should have."— Library Journal "The best one-volume introduction now available to the religious history of western Europe between and "—Robert M. Kingdon, The Journal of Religion. The Idea of Science in English Medicine: The ‘Decline of Science’ and the Rhetoric of Reform, , in Roger French and Andrew Wear, eds., British Medicine in .


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By contrast, Jonathan Sperber usefully brings the volume to a close by throwing into sharp relief the differences between British and continental experiences of the age of reform, concluding ‘The fundamental impression remains of two quite different political universes’.(p.

) Where in Britain and Ireland much agrarian reform was. This book takes a look at the 'age of reform', from when reform became a common object of aspiration, to the s - the era of the 'Reform Ministry' and of the Great Reform Act of - and beyond, when such aspirations were realized more frequently.

This book takes a look at the 'age of reform', from when reform became a common object of aspiration, to the s - the era of the 'Reform Ministry' and of the Great Reform Act of - and beyond, when such aspirations were realized more frequently.

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Champion of better research, clinical practice & healthcare policy since For GPs, hospital doctors, educators & policymakers. United States - United States - An age of reform: Historians have labeled the period –50 an “age of reform.” At the same time that the pursuit of the dollar was becoming so frenzied that some observers called it the country’s true religion, tens of thousands of Americans joined an array of movements dedicated to spiritual and secular uplift.

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Published: (). The appliance of science. Another breakthrough came with the cholera epidemic of John Snow had experienced previous outbreaks in and. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in book is a landmark in American political thought. Preeminent Richard Hofstadter examines the passion for progress and reform that colored the entire period from to with startling and stimulating results.

The Age of 4/4(1). Sir Charles Bell (–) was a medical reformer in a great age of reform—an occasional and reluctant vivisectionist, a theistic popularizer of natural science, a Fellow of the Royal Society, a surgeon, an artist, and a teacher.

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