6 edition of War, Medicine & Modernity found in the catalog.
February 1, 1999
by Alan Sutton Publishing, Ltd.
Written in English
|Contributions||Roger Cooter (Editor), Mark Harrison (Editor), Steve Sturdy (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
The war necessitated rapid developments in all areas of medicine and medical technology. From the moment a soldier was wounded until after he had returned home, the treatment he received was different from that experienced by soldiers even a generation ago. Many medical techniques used today have their origins in those developed during World. The Seven Years’ War, often called the first global war, spanned North America, the West Indies, Europe, and India. In these locations diseases such as scurvy, smallpox, and yellow fever killed far more than combat did, stretching the resources of European states. In Disease, War, and the Imperial State, Erica Charters demonstrates how disease played a vital role in shaping strategy and.
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This is an assessment of the crucial inteconnections between war, medicine and "modernity". War Covering the period from tobeginning with the Franco-Prussian War and ending with World War II, it spans not only the birth of modern warfare but also one of the most critical periods in the emergence of modern : Paperback.
Edited by three scholars of the history of medicine, War, Medicine & Modernity offers a chronological and thematic survey of the place of medicine in modern warfare and society. From the role of the civilian Red Cross in the Franco-Prussian war to the disciplining of fear in the Second World War, and from the study of plague in Cape Town during the Anglo-Boer War to the use of chemical warfare Format: Hardcover.
This volume presents a scholarly assessment of the interconnections between war, medicine, society and modernity. Covering the period tobeginning with the Franco-Prussian war and ending with World War II, it spans not only the birth of modern warfare but also one of the most critical periods in the emergence of modern society.
This volume presents a scholarly assessment of the interconnections between war, medicine, society and modernity. Covering the period tobeginning with the Franco-Prussian war and ending with World War II, it spans not only the birth of modern warfare but also one of the most critical periods in the emergence of modern society.3/5(3).
War, Medicine and Modernity, edited by Roger Cooter, Mark Harrison and Steve Sturdy. Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing, vi, pp. $ Cdn. The chapters in this book cover the period between the Franco-Prussian War and the Second World War. Download book Medicine And Modern Warfare.
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After years at the margins of medical history, the relationship between war and medicine is at last beginning to move centre-stage. Book Description.
Science, technology, and medicine all contributed to the emerging modern Japanese empire and conditioned key elements of post-war development. As the only emerging non-Western country that was a colonial power in its own right, Japan utilized these fields not only to define itself as racially different from other Asian.
"War, Medicine and Modernity, edited by Roger Cooter, Mark Harrison and Steve Sturdy." Canadian Journal of History, 34(2), pp. – Medicine, in World War I, made major advances in several directions. The war is better known as the first mass killing of the 20th century—with an estimated 10 million military deaths alone.
American military medicine was no better, and perhaps a bit worse, than that of Europe. We had far greater distances, fewer doctors, and fewer resources. As the 19 th century passed, we learned bitter lessons in the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War, and we made great progress in the early 20 th century.
Stay tuned. Of war, medicine and modernity: Introduction / Roger Cooter and Steve Sturdy The Red Cross flag in the Franco-Prussian War: Civilians, humanitarians and war in the 'modern age' / Bertrand Taithe Striving to be separate?: Civilian and military doctors in Cape Town during the Anglo-Boer War.
Ina Dixon. During the Civil War, both sides were devastated by battle and disease. Nurses, surgeons, and physicians rose to the challenge of healing a nation and advanced medicine into the modern.
Six Ways the Civil War Changed American Medicine years ago, the historic conflict forced doctors to get creative and to reframe the way they thought about medicine A.
Covering the interconnections between war, medicine, society and modernity in the period tothis work emphasises the effects of warfare on the development of the modern world. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.
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war hugely complicates the already difficult ethics of the practice of medicine. This book is published to coincide with the exhibition War and Medicine, organised jointly by Wellcome Collection and the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden. Both book and exhibition concentrate on the modern era, beginning with the.
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The aim of this book is to provide a history not merely of modern warfare but of modern war as a whole. It is an attempt to go beyond military history. Violent conflict is as old as humanity, but modern war is different.
Somewhere between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries an historic change took place in the military power of European states. This conference led to the publication of a collection of essays, Medicine and Modern Warfare () edited by Cooter, Harrison and Steve Sturdy, while the previous year the same three editors had produced War, Medicine and Modernity (), reviewed here.
Clearly a field of study had emerged and military medicine would no longer be the sole.The books that have exemption are those on medicine, divination, from which the modern word "traitor" is derived. Books of Arianism (after Council of Nicaea) Burning of Arian books at Nicaea (illustration from a compendium of canon law, ca.MS.
in the Capitular Library, Vercelli) Books in German libraries (by World War II Allied.This article delineates the integral place of medicine and corporeal thought in the structuring and sustaining of ‘the modernist project’. It is predicated on an understanding of the transcendence of modernity in ‘postmodernity’.
It also discusses briefly the place of modernism in medicine. First, though, a brief survey of ‘the modern’ in medicine is in order.