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Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reform
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Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reform

Carin Berkowitz

Abstract

This book follows the path of Charles Bell’s professional life in London. At the same time, chapters are organized so as to move through the different spaces in which medical teaching was done in Britain, from London’s emerging networks of private school classrooms and charitable hospitals with their informal systems of courses and patronage, to the journals that reprinted the contents of classroom lectures and that purported to build politically unified audiences and communities, and finally, to the two sets of institutions developed to replace London’s many private classrooms and to serve as ... More

Keywords: Charles Bell, conservative reform, anatomy, pedagogy, surgery, London, medicine, vivisection, display, nineteenth century

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780226280394
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226280424.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carin Berkowitz, author
Chemical Heritage Foundation