Performing medicine

Medical culture and identity in provincial England, c.1760–1850
Author(s): 
Brown, Michael
ISBN: 
9780719095573
Date published: 
March 2014
Paperback
Price: 
£16.99

The book offers a fresh and distinctive account of the transformation of provincial English medicine from the late eighteenth to the mid nineteenth centuries. Written by one of the leading scholars in the field it demonstrates how the roots of modern medicine can be located in the cultural, political and ideological upheavals of the age of reform.