Langstaff: A Nineteenth-Century Medical Life
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).
- Series: Heritage
- World Rights
- Page Count: 416 pages
- Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.1in x 9.0in
Author InformationJacalyn 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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