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Philosophic Whigs: Medicine, Science and Citizenship in Edinburgh, 1789-1848
     

Philosophic Whigs: Medicine, Science and Citizenship in Edinburgh, 1789-1848

by Stephen Jacyna
 

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ISBN-10: 0415036143

ISBN-13: 9780415036146

Pub. Date: 04/21/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Philosophic Whigs explores the links between scientific activity and politics in the early nineteenth century. Through a study of the Edinburgh medical school, L.S. Jacyna analyses the developments in medical education in the context of the social and political relationships within the local Whig community. Philosophic Whigs is a fascinating study of

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Philosophic Whigs explores the links between scientific activity and politics in the early nineteenth century. Through a study of the Edinburgh medical school, L.S. Jacyna analyses the developments in medical education in the context of the social and political relationships within the local Whig community. Philosophic Whigs is a fascinating study of the links between science and the society that produces it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415036146
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/21/1994
Series:
Wellcome Institute Series in the History
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.63(d)

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