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The medical world of the eighteenth century.

Lester S. King

The medical world of the eighteenth century.

by Lester S. King

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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- History.,
  • History of Medicine, 18th Century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR148 .K5, R148 .K5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination346 p.
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14112904M
    LC Control Number58007332

      Secret Cures of Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World. on Obeah or the European medical determination to find a ‘source’ for racial difference do not have a place in a book on the Atlantic medical complex. It is just that these topics have been well covered by historians, anthropologists and Author: Susan Scott Parrish. Pringle's 18th century medical book, "Observations on the Diseases of the Army," published in , Lister read Pringle's concept of antisepsis and his failed attempts at finding a way to retard, if not stop, infection in Size: 38KB.

    William Cullen and the Eighteenth Century Medical World PDF By:Andrew Doig Published on by. William Cullen () was a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. He was a friend of Adam Smith and David Hume but his achievements have not been so well recognised.   William Cullen () was a distinguished Scottish physician of the 18th century. He was a ship's surgeon and a practitioner in his hometown of Hamilton. Later he taught at Glasgow and Edinburgh. He had a large consultant practice not only in Scotland but also in Cited by:

      See also, C Clayson, ‘William Cullen in eighteenth century medicine’, in A Doig, J P S Ferguson, I A Milne, and R Passmore (eds), William Cullen and the 18th century medical world, Edinburgh University Press, , pp. 87–97; G B Risse, ‘Cullen as clinician: organisation and strategies of an eighteenth century medical practice’, in Cited by: Doctors' Training in the Eighteenth Century. Training to be a doctor. Preparing to be a doctor depends on what field of medicine one wants to pursue. For surgeons, apprenticeships are the main form of training as their type of work focuses on skilled manual labor.


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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The medical world of the eighteenth century by Lester S. King; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, History of Medicine, 18th Century, Medicine.

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The Voltaire Foundation is a world leader for eighteenth-century scholarship, publishing the definitive edition of the Complete Works of Voltaire (Œuvres complètes de Voltaire), as well as Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (previously SVEC), the foremost series devoted to Enlightenment studies, and the correspondences of several key French thinkers.

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A mid-eighteenth-century recipe book belonging to the Arscott family from Tetcott, Devon has two consecutive snail water recipes. The first, titled ‘for a Consumption’, used a peck of grey snails wiped clean and distilled in both asses’ milk and red cow’s milk alongside dates, raisins, liquorish, and aniseed.

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Pop-up books might only seem like a fun, modern way to jazz up a children’s book, but they actually date back to the 11ththose early intricate books weren’t for children Author: Marissa Fessenden.The history of medicine shows how societies have changed in their approach to illness and disease from ancient times to the present.

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