British Medicine in an Age of Reform (Wellcome Institute by Roger French

By Roger French

British drugs in an Age of Reform, charts the character and dynamics of the unconventional alterations which happened among 1780 and 1850 - a very good turning element in British drugs. medication was once reformed simply as politics used to be being reformed. It turned a recognizable occupation, and whilst there has been an impetus from inside of to base the topic upon technology. via the tip of the 1850's medication had develop into perceptibly `modern'. Contributions via stated specialists disguise topics from Apothecaries' Act of 1815 to froensic medication, and the impression of medical medication at the doctor-patient courting. attention-grabbing and precise, British drugs in an Age of Reform offers a wealthy resource of knowledge for college students of social background, the historical past of medication and technological know-how, and for these operating within the scientific career.

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68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. O. Hirschman, The Passions and the Interests; Political Arguments for Capitalism before its Triumph (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1977). Beddoes, Hygeia, 1 ii 52. Beddoes, Hygeia, 1 ii 53. Beddoes, Hygeia, 1 ii 53 and 54. Klingender, Art and the Industrial Revolution, ed. A. Elton (St Albans: Paladin, 1968). Beddoes, Hygeia, 1 ii 62. Beddoes, Hygeia, 1 ii 62. Beddoes, Hygeia, 1 ii 70. ‘Orgasm’ here does not have a narrowly sexual meaning.

2. Woodward and D. Richards (eds), Health Care and Popular Medicine in Nineteenth Century England: Essays in the Social History of Medicine (London: Croom Helm Helm, 1977), pp. 164–88; The Medical Profession in the Industrial Revolution (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 1984). 3. Loudon, ‘The origin of the general practitioner’ (The James Mackenzie Lecture of the Royal College of General Practitioners for 1982), Journal of the THOMAS BEDDOES AND MEDICAL PRACTICE 35 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Bynum and Roy Porter (eds), Medical Fringe and Medical Orthodoxy, 1750–1850 (London: Croom Helm, 1987), pp.

THOMAS BEDDOES AND MEDICAL PRACTICE 39 44. Cheyne, The English Malady (London: Routledge Reprint, 1990; 1st edn, 1734). 45. Beddoes, Hygeia, 1 ii 64; see also Roy Porter, ‘The language of medicine in eighteenth century England’, in Peter Burke and Roy Porter (eds), Words, Words, Words (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1990). 46. Beddoes, Manual, 307. For the implications of polite language, see Roy Porter, ‘The language of medicine in eighteenth century England’, in Peter Burke and Roy Porter (eds), Words, Words, Words (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1990).

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