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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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 theSee more details below

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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.

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ISBN-13:
9781134959310
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/07/2008
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
0 MB

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