Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850-1948 by Anne Digby

This book focuses on a formative period in the development of modern general practice. The foundations of present-day health care in Britain were created in the century before the National Health Service of 1948, when medicine was transformed in its structure, professional status, economic organization, and therapeutic power. In the first full-length study of general practice for these years, Anne Digby deploys an impressive range of hitherto unused archival material and oral testimony to probe the character of general practitioners careers and practices, and to assess their relationships with local communities, a wider society, and the state. An evolutionary approach is adopted to explain the origins and nature of the many changes in medical practice, and the lives of ordinary doctors. The study also explores the gendered nature of medical practice as reflected in the experience of a golden band of women GPs, and examines the hidden role of the doctors wife in the practice.

Buy The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850-1948 by Anne Digby from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780198205135
ISBN-10: 0198205139
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 163mm x 24mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 24-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850-1948 by Anne Digby

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Evolution of British General Practice, 1850-1948 book by Anne Digby and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Anne Digby

Hockey Term at Trebizon by Anne Digby
Paperback, February 2017
$13.27
Fourth Year Triumphs at Trebizon by Anne Digby
Paperback, February 2017
$13.49
Into the Fourth at Trebizon by Anne Digby
Paperback, February 2017
$13.49
Tennis Term at Trebizon by Anne Digby
Paperback, July 2016
$13.49