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A Country Doctor In The French Revolution

Author : Robert Weston
ISBN : 9781000576634
Genre : History
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This book will be of interest to those studying French medical and Revolutionary history. It traces the life of an early-modern rural French physician from childhood to death — how he worked as a physician for six years in North Africa (taking a particular interest in medical meteorology); sought to establish himself as a savant in the Republic of Letters by publishing texts and prize-winning essays; and, despite his bourgeois roots, took part in the siege of Toulon, became committed to the ideals of the French Revolution, and volunteered for the Revolutionary armée d’Italie, mainly working in military hospitals. It concludes with an account of his time practicing medicine in southwest France, where he also engaged in local politics, eventually being appointed to a mayoral position by Bonaparte.

The French Revolution

Author : Virginia Loh-Hagan
ISBN : 9781534172654
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Would you have survived the French Revolution? Make decisions and tally your score to find out. Written at a lower reading level with considerate text, these high maturity books are sure to grab struggling readers as they engage and play along. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

The Country Doctor

Author : Honoré de Balzac
ISBN : UCAL:$B317873
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Doctors And Discoveries

Author : John Simmons
ISBN : 0618152768
Genre : Science
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Traces the history of western medicine through the lives of its major contributors, profiling such well-known figures as Hippocrates and Louis Pasteur, as well as lesser-known scientists including Elle Metchnikoff and Samuel Hahnemann.

Catalogue Of English Prose Fiction And Books For The Young In The Lower Hall Of The Boston Public Library

Author : Boston Public Library
Genre : English fiction
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Alphabetic Catalogue Of The English Books In The Circulating Department Of The Cleveland Public Library Authors Titles And Subjects

Author : Cleveland Public Library
ISBN : UCAL:$C18480
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The French Invention Of Menopause And The Medicalisation Of Women S Ageing

Author : Alison M. Downham Moore
ISBN : 9780192654533
Genre : Medical
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Doctors writing about menopause in France vastly outnumbered those in other cultures throughout the entire nineteenth century. The concept of menopause was invented by French male medical students in the aftermath of the French Revolution, becoming an important pedagogic topic and a common theme of doctors' professional identities in postrevolutionary biomedicine. Older women were identified as an important patient cohort for the expanding medicalisation of French society and were advised to entrust themselves to the hygienic care of doctors in managing the whole era of life from around and after the final cessation of menses. However, menopause owed much of its conceptual weft to earlier themes of women as the sicker sex, of vitalist crisis, of the vapours, and of astrological climacteric years. This is the first comprehensive study of the origins of the medical concept of menopause, richly contextualising its role in nineteenth-century French medicine and revealing the complex threads of meaning that informed its invention. It tells a complex story of how women's ageing featured in the demographic revolution in modern science, in the denigration of folk medicine, in the unique French field of hygiène, and in the fixation on women in the emergence of modern psychiatry. It reveals the nineteenth-century French origins of the still-current medical and alternative-health approaches to women's ageing as something to be managed through gynaecological surgery, hormonal replacement, and lifestyle intervention.

A Journey Into Flaubert S Normandy

Author : Susannah Patton
ISBN : 9780984625420
Genre : Travel
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Richly illustrated with maps, historical and contemporary photographs, and period artwork, this guidebook takes tourists and armchair travelers on a stimulating journey through the small towns, rolling hills, and windswept coast of Flaubert’s Normandy. The novelist’s homes and the locations that are prominently featured in his controversial works are the focus of this pictorial travel guide, and include the ancient town of Rouen, where Flaubert was born in 1821; the resort town of Trouville and its frequently painted beach; Croisset, where Flaubert’s riverside house gave him the refuge to write; and the quiet country town of Ry, which claims to be where the real Madame Bovary lived and died.

Psychoanalysis And Ecology At The Edge Of Chaos

Author : Joseph Dodds
ISBN : 9781136585951
Genre : Nature
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This book argues that psychoanalysis has a unique role to play in the climate change debate through its placing emphasis on the unconscious dimensions of our mental and social lives. Exploring contributions from Freudian, Kleinian, Object Relations, Self Psychology, Jungian, and Lacanian traditions, the book discusses how psychoanalysis can help to unmask the anxieties, deficits, conflicts, phantasies and defences crucial in understanding the human dimension of the ecological crisis. Yet despite being essential to studying environmentalism and its discontents, psychoanalysis still remains largely a 'psychology without ecology.' The philosophy of Deleuze and Guattari, combined with new developments in the sciences of complexity, help us to build upon the best of these perspectives, providing a framework able to integrate Guattari's 'three ecologies' of mind, nature and society. This book thus constitutes a timely attempt to contribute towards a critical dialogue between psychoanalysis and ecology. Further topics of discussion include: ecopsychology and the greening of psychotherapy our ambivalent relationship to nature and the non-human complexity theory in psychoanalysis and ecology defence mechanisms against eco-anxiety and eco-grief Deleuze|Guattari and the three ecologies becoming-animal in horror and eco-apocalypse in science fiction films nonlinear ecopsychoanalysis. In our era of anxiety, denial, paranoia, apathy, guilt, hope, and despair in the face of climate change, this book offers a fresh and insightful psychoanalytic perspective on the ecological crisis. As such this book will be of great interest to all those in the fields of psychoanalysis, psychology, philosophy, and ecology, as well as all who are concerned with the global environmental challenges affecting our planet's future.

Reminiscences Of A Country Doctor 1840 1914

Author : David Pride
ISBN : NWU:35558005349986
Genre : Physicians
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A Book About Doctors

Author : John Cordy Jeaffreson
ISBN : STANFORD:24500198484
Genre : Medicine
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Clergymen And Doctors Curious Facts And Characteristic Sketches

Author : Clergymen
ISBN : OXFORD:600074353
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The Physician Legislators Of France

Author : Jack D. Ellis
ISBN : 0521382084
Genre : Medical
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Explores the causes and significance of the political influence gained by French medical doctors between 1870-1914.

Beauties Of Dr John Moore; Selected From The Moral Philosophical And Miscellaneous Works Of That Esteemed Author To Which Are Added A New Biographical And Critical Account Of The Doctor And His Writings; And Notes Historical Classical And Explanatory By The Rev F Prevost And F Blagdon Esq Second Edition Carefully Corrected And Considerably Augmented

Author : John MOORE (M.D., Author of "Zeluco.")
ISBN : BL:A0019646233
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No One Cares About Crazy People

Author : Ron Powers
ISBN : 9780316341103
Genre : Psychology
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New York Times-bestselling author Ron Powers offers a searching, richly researched narrative of the social history of mental illness in America paired with the deeply personal story of his two sons' battles with schizophrenia. From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam Asylum to the infamous eugenics era to the follies of the anti-psychiatry movement to the current landscape in which too many families struggle alone to manage afflicted love ones, Powers limns our fears and myths about mental illness and the fractured public policies that have resulted. Braided with that history is the moving story of Powers's beloved son Kevin -- spirited, endearing, and gifted -- who triumphed even while suffering from schizophrenia until finally he did not, and the story of his courageous surviving son Dean, who is also schizophrenic. A blend of history, biography, memoir, and current affairs ending with a consideration of where we might go from here, this is a thought-provoking look at a dreaded illness that has long been misunderstood. "Extraordinary and courageous . . . No doubt if everyone were to read this book, the world would change." -- New York Times Book Review

The Body And The French Revolution

Author : Dorinda Outram
ISBN : 9781000534597
Genre : Political Science
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This book, first published in 1989, is an analysis of what changed in 1789 with the French Revolution and what contemporary life owes to the event. It was not simply a series of events with worldwide repercussions, but also represented the foundation of the middle-class domination of social, cultural and political space, which survives today and is the site of major crises of public culture. One such site is the body. In spite of its prominence in consumer culture as an object of adornment and beautification, the human body retains none of its historic dignity and authority. The argument of this book is that the French Revolution played a crucial part in this diminution of the body. It traces revolutionary models of behaviour around the body and public life, and explains how such myths as the division between public and private, male and female worlds, and such masculine values as ‘objectivity’ were an integral part of the new public world created by the revolutionary middle class.

Carlyle To The French Revolution 1826 1937

Author : David Alec Wilson
ISBN : UCAL:B3575754
Genre : Authors, Scottish
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The Overland Monthly

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105010412596
Genre : Indians of North America
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Overland Monthly

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ISBN : OSU:32435030355374
Genre : West (U.S.)
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A Book About Doctors Copyright Edition Etc

Author : John Cordy JEAFFRESON
ISBN : BL:A0026200720
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