Advancing With the Army

Advancing With the Army

Medicine, the Professions, and Social Mobility in the British Isles, 1790-1850

eBook - 2006
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A detailed biographical study of the members of the army medical service during the Revolution and Napoleonic wars that charts their background and life both in and outside the army. It demonstrates how a group of medical practitioners from relatively humble backgrounds could use social contacts and experience forged in the army to become an established part of the educated British imperial elite. - ;Providing the first ever statistical study of a professional cohort in the era of the industrial revolution, this prosopographical study of some 450 surgeons who joined the army medical service du.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
ISBN: 9780191514838
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 393 pages) : illustrations
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Additional Contributors: Ackroyd, Marcus


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