Langstaff: A Nineteenth-Century Medical Life

By Jacalyn Langstaff

© 1993

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).

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  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.1in x 9.0in
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  • PUBLISHED OCT 1993

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In this first volume, Mackenzie King's life and political career are traced up to the firm establishment of his first administration as Prime Minister.

Langstaff: A Nineteenth-Century Medical Life

By Jacalyn Langstaff

© 1993

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).

Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.1in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    Jacalyn Duffin is a haematologist and historian who is Professor in the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University.

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