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Financial hardship: bankruptcy, insolvency, and medical charity

Alannah Tomkins

in Medical Misadventure in an Age of Professionalisation, 1780-1890

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116079
eISBN:
9781526128447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116079.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Bankruptcy and insolvency were the types of career turbulence that were most likely to interrupt medical careers. Insolvency might entail a stay in debtor’s prison. This chapter examines the ... More


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