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Author Weisz, George.

Title The medical mandarins : the French Academy of Medicine in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / George Weisz.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  610.6044 WEIS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. I. The Academic Institution. 1. Creating the French Royal Academy of Medicine. 2. The Academy and Its Structures. 3. Academic Functions and Genres: Communication, Evaluation, and Debate. 4. Academic Functions and Genre: Commissions and Prizes. 5. Representation and Memory in the Academy -- Pt. II. Academic Perspectives of Clinical Science. 6. Water Cures and Science: The Academy and Mineral Waters. 7. Academic Debate and Therapeutic Reasoning in the Mid-Nineteenth Century. 8. The Posthumous Laennec: Creating a Modern Medical Hero -- Pt. III. Academic Perspectives on the Parisian Medical Elite. 9. The Self-Made Mandarin: The Eulogies of Pariset. 10. Elite Medical Careers in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. 11. The Medical Elite in French Society.
Subject Académie de médecine (France) -- History -- 19th century.
Académie de médecine (France) -- History -- 20th century.
Medicine -- France -- Societies, etc. -- History -- 19th century.
Medicine -- France -- Societies, etc. -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0195090373 (alk. paper)