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American Physicians in the Nineteenth Century : From Sects to Science - William G. Rothstein

American Physicians in the Nineteenth Century

From Sects to Science

Paperback Published: 1st March 1992
ISBN: 9780801844270
Number Of Pages: 256
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Paper edition, with a new preface, of a 1972 work. The author, a sociologist, explains how ...19th-century medicine did not disappear; it evolved into modern medicine...; and he discusses such topics as active versus conservative intervention, reciprocity between physicians and the public in adopt

[According to a survey of medical historians] the most important book of the past decade was William G. Rothstein's American Physicians in the Nineteenth Century. * Reviews in American History * Rothstein's approach is significantly different from the traditional one... he has produced a useful and stimulating work. * British Journal of the History of Science * A very readable book that will be of value to anyone interested in nineteenth-century medicine. Taken with the existing works on the majors sects, Professor Rothstein has made a significant contribution to the field of medical history. * Journal of the History of Medicine *

ISBN: 9780801844270
ISBN-10: 0801844274
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st March 1992
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.44
Weight (kg): 0.54