The Resource Advancing with the army : medicine, the professions, and social mobility in the British Isles, 1790-1850, Marcus Ackroyd [and others]

Advancing with the army : medicine, the professions, and social mobility in the British Isles, 1790-1850, Marcus Ackroyd [and others]

Label
Advancing with the army : medicine, the professions, and social mobility in the British Isles, 1790-1850
Title
Advancing with the army
Title remainder
medicine, the professions, and social mobility in the British Isles, 1790-1850
Statement of responsibility
Marcus Ackroyd [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MT4IT
Dewey number
616.98023094109034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UH258.4
LC item number
.A38 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Advancing with the army : medicine, the professions, and social mobility in the British Isles, 1790-1850, Marcus Ackroyd [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-376) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: The French Wars, Industrialization, and the Professions; 1 The Army Medical Service; 2 Background; 3 Education; 4 Army Careers; 5 Professional Life outside the Service; 6 Fortunes and Families; 7 Enquiring Minds; 8 Reflection; Appendix 1 Description of Database; Appendix 2 List of doctors in the sample; Manuscript Sources; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn252629672
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 393 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191514838
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35640649
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)252629672
  • pebcs0191514837

Library Locations

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