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The College in transition: medical reform to NHS, c. 1830–1948

Helen M. Dingwall

in A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The nineteenth century was a period of considerable change in Scotland. The rise of the large cities, particularly Glasgow, and the ongoing changes in the demographic map meant that medicine and its ... More


Five hundred years on – technology, global communication and new horizons, 1948–2005

Helen M. Dingwall

in A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter assesses the College in the short period from 1948, looking at the impact of the National Health Service, the role of the College in education and the pioneering of new courses and ... More


The College buildings – symbols of a Famous and Flourishing Society

Helen M. Dingwall

in A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

During its lifetime the College has occupied a number of rented and purpose-built premises. It was important to have a specific location for meetings, not least for the visual symbolism that this ... More


A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Helen Dingwall

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book commemorates the five-hundredth anniversary of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Founded in 1505 it has survived, with difficulty at times, to become one of the leading surgical ... More


Introduction

Helen M. Dingwall

in A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to add to the academic history of surgical institutions, medicine in general, and of Scotland itself, as well as celebrating ... More


Early Muslim Organisations and Mosques in Ireland1

Adil Hussain Khan

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the first Muslim organisations and mosque communities established in Ireland before mass immigration began in the mid-1990s. Starting with the first Muslim organisation, the ... More


Conclusion: the College – past, present and future

Helen M. Dingwall

in A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The College has been shaped by many forces and influences over its first 500 years. Their manifestation has, however, changed ... More


Muslim Immigration to Ireland after World War II

Oliver Scharbrodt

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter provides an analysis of Muslim immigration to Ireland after World War II, from the arrival of the first cohort of medical students from South Africa in 1945, who established the first ... More


Anne Hunter's Poetry

in The Life and Poems of Anne Hunter Haydn's Tuneful Voice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846311918
eISBN:
9781846315886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311918.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The early published poems of Anne Hunter appeared anonymously in anthologies, books of music or as broadsheets; they can be identified as hers because the texts are among her manuscripts. This is ... More


Hawkeye

Mark de Rond

in Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705489
eISBN:
9781501707940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705489.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In this chapter, the author talks about a general surgeon he calls Hawkeye, whom he met during a weeklong surgical training course at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. Pre-deployment training ... More


Legacies: New York and Beyond, 1839–1860

Laura Arnold Leibman

in Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Journey of a Multi-Racial Jewish Family

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197530474
eISBN:
9780197530627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530474.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter begins with daguerreotypes of Sarah and Isaac’s surviving children and then traces the second generation’s successes and failures. Sarah and Isaac’s children led varied lives: several ... More


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