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The neurologistsA history of a medical specialty in modern Britain, c.17892000$
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Stephen T. Casper

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780719091926

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719091926.001.0001

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Neurology in interwar Britain

Neurology in interwar Britain

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(p.97) 3 Neurology in interwar Britain
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The neurologists
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Stephen T. Casper

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719091926.003.0004

The culture of British medicine had changed after World War I. Medicine was slowly becoming more centralised in both governance by the British state but also in the local organisation of hospital practice. Medicine had also become more technologically complex. Moreover, the specialist, especially to young aspirant doctors, appeared an ever more reasonable figure. For these reasons and others, much about interwar British culture emerges to us through an international perspective, and this is especially true of British neurology in the interwar period.

Keywords:   Neurologists, Neurology, History of Neurology, Fletcher, Walter Morley, Lewis, Thomas, Rockefeller Foundation, National Hospital, Queen Square, Camichael, Edward Arnold, Biomedicine, Association of British Neurologists

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