William Hunter and the eighteenth-century medical world / edited by W.F. Bynum and Roy Porter

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Hunter, William, 1718-1783.; History of Medicine, 18th Century - congresses.; Physicians - Great Britain - Biography - Congresses.
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  • Pt. 1. Life
  • 1. William Hunter: a surgeon and a gentleman / Roy Porter
  • 2. The happiness of riches / C. Helen Brock
  • Pt. 2. 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
  • Pt. 3. Anatomy and Physiology
  • 9. Vitalism in late eighteenth-century physiology: the cases of Barthez, Blumenbach and John Hunter / FranoĢ‡is Duchesneau
  • 10. William and John Hunter: breaking the Great Chain of Being / W. D. Ian Rolfe
  • Pt. 4. 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.
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