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The neurologists: A history of a medical specialty in modern Britain, c.17892000

Stephen T. Casper


Since the 1990s, the English-speaking world has seen the rise of a neuroculture derived from neurology and neuroscience. The Neurologists is a book that asks how did we arrive at this moment? What is it about neurology and neuroscience that makes neuroculture seem self-evident? To tell this story The Neurologists charts a chronological course from the time of the French Revolution to after the ‘Decade of the Brain’ that outlines the rise of medical and scientific neurology and the emergence of neuroculture. With its focus chiefly on Great Britain, arguably the place where it all began, The Neu ... More

Keywords: Neurology, Neurologists, History, History of Medicine, History of Science, History of Neuroscience, History of Neurology, Sociology of Science and Medicine, Professions, Specialization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780719091926
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719091926.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen T. Casper, author