Liberating Medicine, 1720-1835
Tristanne Connolly (Editor) and Steve Clark (Editor)
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During the 18th century medicine became an autonomous discipline and practice. Surgeons justified themselves as skilled practitioners and set themselves apart from the unspecialized, hack barber-surgeons of early modernity. This title presents 17 essays on the relationship between medicine and literature during the Enlightenment.