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Introduction

Carin Berkowitz

in Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226280394
eISBN:
9780226280424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280424.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introduction sets the scene for the book, describing what medicine in early-nineteenth-century London was like. It also discusses Bell’s family—his mother, his brothers John and George—and the ... More


Spark contra Spark

Michael Gardiner

in From Trocchi to Trainspotting: Scottish Critical Theory Since 1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622320
eISBN:
9780748653393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622320.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter suggests that Muriel Spark was a key figure in rethinking many of the central ideas of Enlightenment. It notes that Spark was often described (in the days before Easy Jet) as the classic ... More


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