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William Richard Gowers 1845-1915 : exploring the Victorian brain : a biography / by Ann Scott, Mervyn Eadie, Andrew Lees.

By: Scott, Ann, 1938-.
Contributor(s): Eadie, Mervyn J | Lees, Andrew, 1947-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2012Edition: 1st ed.Description: xix, 307 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780199692316 (hbk.); 0199692319 (hbk.).Subject(s): Gowers, W. R. (William Richard), 1845-1915 | Gowers, W. R. (William Richard), 1845-1915 | Neurologists -- Great Britain -- Biography | Physicians -- Great Britain -- Biography | Neurology -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Physicians -- England -- Biography | History, 19th Century -- England | History, 20th Century -- England | Neurology -- England | Neurology -- history -- EnglandDDC classification:
Contents:
1. Family and schooling in Victorian England -- 2. Apprentice years 1861-2 -- 3. Apprentice year 1863 -- 4. Medical student 1863-70 -- 5. Choosing neurology -- 6. Gowers and clinical diagnosis -- 7. Gowers the researcher -- 8. Gowers the writer and lecturer -- 9. Life outside work -- 10. "Grand old man" of clinical neurology -- 11. Gowers: the man, his work, and his legacy.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-299) and index.

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