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Clio Med. 2007;81:7-22. British military and naval medicine, 1600-1830

Clio Med. British military and naval medicine, 1600-1830.

Article in Clio medica (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 81:7-22 · February 2007 with 16 Reads. How we measure 'reads'.

Geoffrey L. HUDSON, Introduction: British Military and Naval Medicine, 1600–1830 .

in: Social History of Medicine 2009 22(3): 629-63 The essays build on those.

Clio Med 2007 ;81:7-22

Clio Med 2007 ;81:7-22. In addition, the essays in this volume tell us more about both how military and naval medicine were components of a wider social, economic, cultural and political framework, and how medicine was part of the process of militarisation.

Start by marking British Military and Naval Medicine, 1600-1830 as Want to Read . Standing armies and navies brought with them military medical establishments, shifting the focus of disease management from individuals to groups.

Start by marking British Military and Naval Medicine, 1600-1830 as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Prevention, discipline, and surveillance produced results, and career opportunities for physicians and surgeons. All these developments had an impact on medicine and society, and were in turn influenced by them. The essays withi Standing armies and navies brought with them military medical establishments, shifting the focus of disease management from individuals to groups.

Imperial Medicine: British Military and Naval Patients and Their Treatment, 1600-1830.

Geoffrey L Hudson (e., British military and naval medicine, 1600–1830, Wellcome Series in the History of Medicine, Clio Medica 81. ., British military and naval medicine, 1600–1830, Wellcome Series in the History of Medicine, Clio Medica 81, Amsterdam and New York, Rodopi, 2007, pp. 290, e6. 0 (hardback 978-90-420-2272-0).

The so-called monopoly of military medicine and the authoritarian structures within the military were complex and, at times, successfully contested. Sometimes changes were imposed that cannot be characterised as improvements.

Standing armies and navies brought with them military medical establishments, shifting the focus of disease management from individuals to groups. Prevention, discipline, and surveillance produced results, and career opportunities for physicians and surgeons. All these developments had an impact on medicine and society, and were in turn influenced by them. The essays within examine these phenomena, exploring the imperial context, nursing and medicine in Britain, naval medicine, as well as the relationship between medicine, the state and society. British Military and Naval Medicine challenges the notion that military medicine was, in all respects, 'a good thing'. The so-called monopoly of military medicine and the authoritarian structures within the military were complex and, at times, successfully contested. Sometimes changes were imposed that cannot be characterised as improvements. British Military and Naval Medicine also points to opportunities for further research in this exciting field of study.
British Military and Naval Medicine, 1600-1830 (Clio Medica) download epub
Medicine
Author: Geoffrey L. Hudson
ISBN: 9042022728
Category: Medical Books
Subcategory: Medicine
Language: English
Publisher: Rodopi; 1 edition (August 28, 2014)
Pages: 298 pages