William Hunter and the Eighteenth-Century Medical World / Edition 1

William Hunter and the Eighteenth-Century Medical World / Edition 1

by W. F. Bynum
     
 

Essays on the career of William Hunter, physician, obstetrician, medical educator and man of culture.See more details below

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Essays on the career of William Hunter, physician, obstetrician, medical educator and man of culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521525176
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/27/2002
Edition description:
First Paperback Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. Life: 1. William Hunter: a surgeon and a gentleman Roy Porter; 2. The happiness of riches C. Helen Brock; Part II. Medical Education: 3. The role of apprenticeship in eighteenth-century medical education in England Joan Lane; 4. Physicians, hospitals and career structures in eighteenth-century London W. F. Bynum; 5. 'Invite the philosopher, as well as the charitable': hospital teaching as private enterprise in Hunterian London Toby Gelfand; 6. Ornate physicians and learned artisans: Edinburgh medical men, 1726–1776 Christopher Lawrence; 7. German medical education in the eighteenth century: the Prussian context and its influence Johanna Geyer-Kordesch; 8. The politics of health and the institutionalisation of clinical practices in Europe in the second half of the eighteenth century Othmar Keel; Part III. Anatomy and Physiology: 9. Vitalism in late eighteenth-century physiology: the cases of Barthez, Blumenbach and John Hunter François Duchesneau; 10. William and John Hunter: breaking the Great Chain of Being W. D. Ian Rolfe; Part IV. Obstetrics: 11. The pleasures of procreation: traditional and biomedical theories of conception Angus McLaren; 12. William Hunter and the varieties of man-midwifery Adrian Wilson; 13. The management of normal deliveries and the generation of William Hunter Edward Shorter; 14. Gender, generation and science: William Hunter's obstetrical atlas L. J. Jordanova; Index.

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