The Miraculous Conformist

Valentine Greatrakes, the Body Politic, and the Politics of Healing in Restoration Britain
Author(s): 
Elmer, Peter
ISBN: 
9780199663965
Date published: 
December 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£65.00

Tells the compelling story of Irish healer Valentine Greatrakes and outlines his place in the history of seventeenth-century Britain. Reveals a fascinating account of his engagement with important events of the period, including the Irish Rebellion of 1641, the English civil wars, the Cromwellian Conquest of Ireland, and the Restoration of 1660.