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Published: 01 March 2007

408 Pages | 8pp b/w plate section & frontispiece

ISBN: 9780199267064

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Advancing with the Army

Medicine, the Professions and Social Mobility in the British Isles 1790-1850

Marcus Ackroyd, Laurence Brockliss, Michael Moss, Kathryn Retford, and John Stevenson

  • The first ever statistical study of a professional group in the industrial revolution
  • Illuminates the role played by professions in promoting rapid social mobility
  • Charts the background and life of individual surgeons both in and out of the army

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