Curator of the Dead, Thomas Hodgkin (1798-1866) (review)

Curator of the Dead, Thomas Hodgkin (1798-1866) (review) Book Reviews59 reflects this development and points the way to future thorough studies in this field. As the Way Opens makes lively and thought-provoking reading for historians, feminists, and the casually curious. Wallingford, PANancy V. Webster Curator of the Dead, Thomas Hodgkin (1798-1866). By Michael Rose. London, Peter Owen, 1981. 148 pp. Illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index. £9.50. in London he occupied a position which bore the same strange name as the which he isolated and identified. Apparently he was kept from a more notable career by a series of unfortunate circumstances. At Guy's Hospital take "one modest step" toward the recognition of a neglected pioneer in the medical profession who was also an active and faithful member of the Society of Friends. Within this unassuming framework the book may be said to succeed, but it leaves the inquiring reader far from satisfied. Most of us would know the name of Hodgkin only from the disease that he does not consider his work definitive, and that his present aim is to The author of this brief biography lets it be known at once in his preface title of this book. His tenure diere was cut short by a disagreement http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quaker History Friends Historical Association

Curator of the Dead, Thomas Hodgkin (1798-1866) (review)

Quaker History, Volume 71 (1) – Apr 4, 1982

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Book Reviews59 reflects this development and points the way to future thorough studies in this field. As the Way Opens makes lively and thought-provoking reading for historians, feminists, and the casually curious. Wallingford, PANancy V. Webster Curator of the Dead, Thomas Hodgkin (1798-1866). By Michael Rose. London, Peter Owen, 1981. 148 pp. Illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index. £9.50. in London he occupied a position which bore the same strange name as the which he isolated and identified. Apparently he was kept from a more notable career by a series of unfortunate circumstances. At Guy's Hospital take "one modest step" toward the recognition of a neglected pioneer in the medical profession who was also an active and faithful member of the Society of Friends. Within this unassuming framework the book may be said to succeed, but it leaves the inquiring reader far from satisfied. Most of us would know the name of Hodgkin only from the disease that he does not consider his work definitive, and that his present aim is to The author of this brief biography lets it be known at once in his preface title of this book. His tenure diere was cut short by a disagreement

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Published: Apr 4, 1982

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