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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Howard, Richard Baron (1807–1848), physician

C. W. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 373 words.

Howard, Richard Baron (1807–1848), physician, the sixth son of Charles Howard of Hull and his wife, Mary Baron of Manchester, was born at Melbourne Farm in the East Riding of Yorkshire, on...

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Macewen, Sir William (1848–1924), surgeon

Iain F. Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery. 1947 words.

Macewen, Sir William (1848–1924), surgeon, was born at Woodend, a cottage near Port Bannatyne on the Isle of Bute, Scotland, on 22 June 1848, the youngest of twelve children of John Macewen...

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Roose, Edward Charles Robson (1848–1905), physician

D'A. Power.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 330 words.

Roose, Edward Charles Robson (1848–1905), physician, born at 32 Hill Street, Knightsbridge, London, on 23 November 1848, was the third son of Francis Finley Roose, solicitor, and his wife,...

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Keetley, Charles Robert Bell (1848–1909), surgeon

D'A. Power.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery. 813 words.

Keetley, Charles Robert Bell (1848–1909), surgeon, born on 13 September 1848 at Grimsby, was the son of Robert Keetley and his wife, Elizabeth, née Waterland, both of seafaring stock. When...

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Cooper, Samuel (1780–1848), surgeon and writer

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery. 488 words.

Cooper, Samuel (1780–1848), surgeon and writer, was born on 11 September 1780, the second son of a businessman who had made a fortune in the West Indies, but who died when his three sons...

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Prichard, James Cowles (1786–1848), physician and ethnologist

H. F. Augstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education. 3173 words.

Prichard, James Cowles (1786–1848), physician and ethnologist, was born on 11 February 1786 in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, the eldest child of Thomas Prichard (1765–1843), a businessman in...

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Taylor, Thomas (1786–1848), botanist and physician

D. J. Galloway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Botany. 497 words.

Taylor, Thomas (1786–1848), botanist and physician, was born on 10 May 1786 in a boat on the Ganges River in India, the eldest in the family of at least six children of Joseph Irwin Taylor...

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Laffan, Sir Joseph de Courcy, baronet (1786–1848), physician

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 458 words.

Laffan, Sir Joseph de Courcy, baronet (1786–1848), physician, third son of Walter Laffan of Cashel, Ireland, and Eleonora, daughter and coheir of Richard de Courcy, a distant relative of...

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Champneys, Sir Francis Henry, first baronet (1848–1930), obstetrician

J. S. Fairbairn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics. 985 words.

Champneys, Sir Francis Henry, first baronet (1848–1930), obstetrician, was born on 25 March 1848 in Whitechapel, London, the fourth son of the Revd (William) Weldon Champneys (1807–1875),...

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Grace, William Gilbert [W. G.] (1848–1915), cricketer and medical practitioner

Gerald M. D. Howat.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Medicine and Health. 3253 words.

Grace, William Gilbert [W. G.] (1848–1915), cricketer and medical practitioner, was born on 18 July 1848 at Clematis House, close to the family home of Downend House, Downend, Mangotsfield,...

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Dunlop, William [pseud. a Backwoodsman] (1792–1848), surgeon and pioneer in Canada

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Surgery. 738 words.

Dunlop, William [pseud. a Backwoodsman] (1792–1848), surgeon and pioneer in Canada, was born in Greenock, Renfrewshire, on 19 November 1792, the youngest of the three sons of Alexander...

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The Public's Reaction to Public Health: Petitions Submitted to Parliament, 1847–1848

James G. Hanley.

in Social History of Medicine

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 0 words.

Public reaction to public health legislation is often assumed to have mirrored that expressed in Parliament or in influential provincial newspapers, yet evidence for the public reaction to...

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Causes of Death of British Emigrants on Voyages to South Australia, 1848–1885

Robin Haines and Ralph Shlomowitz.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 0 words.

During recent decades, great advances have been made in measuring death rates on a number of transoceanic routes over several centuries. This article builds on measurements of mortality on...

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Twining, William (1813–1848), physician

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 3 words.

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Fevered Measures: Public Health and Race at the Texas–Mexico Border, 1848–1942

Geraldo L. Cadava.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

July 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 1006 words.

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Reading ‘Madness’: Gender and Difference in the Colonial Asylum in Victoria, Australia, 1848-1888

Julie Parle.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 734 words.

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Needles, Herbs, Gods, and Ghosts: China, Healing and the West to 1848

Robert John Perrins.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 1339 words.

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EXTRACTS from Appendix (A) to the Report of the General Board of Health on the Epidemic Cholera of 1848 & 1849a

Sutherland.

in International Journal of Epidemiology

October 2002; p ublished online October 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4155 words.

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For the Health of the Enslaved: Slaves, Medicine and Power in the Danish West Indies, 1803–1848

Savannah L. Williamson.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

April 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 995 words.

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Amanda J. Thomas, The Lambeth Cholera Outbreak of 1848–1849: The Setting, Causes, Course, and Aftermath of an Epidemic in London

Jacob Steere-Williams.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 690 words.

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