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Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79

Don Leggett and Charlotte Sleigh (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090981
eISBN:
9781526115133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090981.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79 provides a ‘big picture’ account of science in modern Britain. It charts the changing contours of science and illuminates its role in governing the nation. ... More


The social exploits and behaviour of nurses during the Anglo-Boer War, 1899–19021

Charlotte Dale

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

At the commencement of the Second Anglo-Boer War the small cohort of nurses available for service in South Africa were insufficient to meet the demands inherent with the exigencies of modern warfare ... More


Polio vaccination, political authority and the Nigerian state

Elisha P. Renne

in The Politics of Vaccination: A Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110886
eISBN:
9781526124272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110886.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Vaccination campaigns rely on the political authority of the state to carry out public health programs for the benefit of its citizens. In sub-Saharan Africa where vaccination programs were ... More


Beyond the surgery boundaries: doctors’ organisations and activist medics

Julian M. Simpson

in Migrant Architects of the NHS: South Asian doctors and the reinvention of British general practice (1940s-1980s)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781784991302
eISBN:
9781526135841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991302.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes how migrant doctors became involved in medical politics and in addressing social questions. They added new dimensions to British medical culture by creating groups that catered ... More


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