Langstaff: A Nineteenth-Century Medical Life
Published: October 1993© 1993
416 Pages, 5.98 x 8.99 x 1.14 in
A unique and readable microhistory of an ordinary physician and his community during a period of revolutionary medical change. Duffin bases her insights on a detailed computer-assisted analysis of 40 years of extant daybooks of James Langstaff (1825-1889).