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The Social Ideas of American Physicians (1776–1976): Studies in the Humanitarian Tradition in Medicine

The Social Ideas of American Physicians (1776–1976): Studies in the Humanitarian Tradition in... This bookwill beofpartinrlarhtemtto~ dwomcn, phar- maceutia, medidne, and nursing. It rcvcals the eompkx entwining of eco- nomics and pdasioual aceountabii iu the medid me of hdividuaIs and in society. SALLY J. Ib3bPrn, m,m Assisant Pmh School dN* Unm~tyaf~ ~~, va The Social Ideas of American Physiuins (1776-1976) : Studies in the Humanitarian Tradition in Medicine By Eugene Perry Linkc (Shgrove, Pa: Susguehanna Univcrsiq h, 199) ~IfVlrcb~~wmtetlmbecause ilks has its origm in the drealm, ~mmalsobep&~ya~scimce.~~ap.In this book, hc advanox the premise that soclaI mown- and the contexts In whichnotcdphysiEians studkd, lived, andpractidbticaUy~theh proftssidlives. Though ddmal bbgraphid soucca often pomay physi- ~asisohtodfrOmthCsDcialagcndaSdtheir&y,manyphysidanswerein factmongsoda~.In~work,~chrmides&mdpRyslcians' activist tendencies and swid mnaibutims h 1776 m 1976, and relates their actions to their particular social and politid perspctives. a historid scholar, has written a cogent, well-rcfemccd exploration of the concept that tIac way human bmgs are soclalIzed dmmha their be- havior, hcaw;I, and destiny. Speulidy, the study examines how the practice of mediche by individual doaors was strongly iduencsd by sd and euEtural con- -not simply by the accumulation of sckmilic fact, as is often assumed. Linkpoint~outthatp~mmtheCiviIW;lr,doaorswcreofaenamongthemwt dy dtivc persons in their commdcs. Link daaibcs physidans who were avid abolitionh and& whme p& werc profoundty atbed http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

The Social Ideas of American Physicians (1776–1976): Studies in the Humanitarian Tradition in Medicine

Nursing History Review , Volume 4 (1): 2 – Jan 1, 1996

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Springer Publishing
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1062-8061
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10.1891/1062-8061.4.1.227
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This bookwill beofpartinrlarhtemtto~ dwomcn, phar- maceutia, medidne, and nursing. It rcvcals the eompkx entwining of eco- nomics and pdasioual aceountabii iu the medid me of hdividuaIs and in society. SALLY J. Ib3bPrn, m,m Assisant Pmh School dN* Unm~tyaf~ ~~, va The Social Ideas of American Physiuins (1776-1976) : Studies in the Humanitarian Tradition in Medicine By Eugene Perry Linkc (Shgrove, Pa: Susguehanna Univcrsiq h, 199) ~IfVlrcb~~wmtetlmbecause ilks has its origm in the drealm, ~mmalsobep&~ya~scimce.~~ap.In this book, hc advanox the premise that soclaI mown- and the contexts In whichnotcdphysiEians studkd, lived, andpractidbticaUy~theh proftssidlives. Though ddmal bbgraphid soucca often pomay physi- ~asisohtodfrOmthCsDcialagcndaSdtheir&y,manyphysidanswerein factmongsoda~.In~work,~chrmides&mdpRyslcians' activist tendencies and swid mnaibutims h 1776 m 1976, and relates their actions to their particular social and politid perspctives. a historid scholar, has written a cogent, well-rcfemccd exploration of the concept that tIac way human bmgs are soclalIzed dmmha their be- havior, hcaw;I, and destiny. Speulidy, the study examines how the practice of mediche by individual doaors was strongly iduencsd by sd and euEtural con- -not simply by the accumulation of sckmilic fact, as is often assumed. Linkpoint~outthatp~mmtheCiviIW;lr,doaorswcreofaenamongthemwt dy dtivc persons in their commdcs. Link daaibcs physidans who were avid abolitionh and& whme p& werc profoundty atbed

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1996

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