The British and Foreign Medico-Chirurgical Review, or Quarterly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 1

The British and Foreign Medico-Chirurgical Review, or Quarterly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 1 : January-April, 1848 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The British and Foreign Medico-Chirurgical Review, or Quarterly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 1: January-April, 1848 Sanitary eonu has now taken its place as the great question of the day. To this post of honour it has won its way, much more by its own in. Trinaie merits, than by the exertions of the Associations, some of whose literary productions will be found at the head of this article. In making this remark, we desire rather to do honour to the cause itself, than to detract from the merits of the earnest and philanthropic individuals who have given themselves to this labour of love; and the fact that the majority of the working members of the associations belong to our own pro tsasion, makes us only, the more willin to do justice to their patriotic efforts. The cause which. They have on in hand forms one of the few exceptions to that wholesome practice which the members of the profession have, for the most part, very strictly observed, of abstaining from all poli tical agitation. Indeed it may admit of doubt whether the movement in favour of sanitary reform can be justly placed in the category of political agitations. Such an association would do rade it from the dignity which it justly claims of a world-wide question, gown to the low leve of a party conflict of which England isthe narrow theatre. This is not the light in which its friends regard it; and the interest which it has excited on the Continent proves that they are not peculiar in the view they take of it. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 578 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 30mm | 762g
  • English
  • 111 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 024309633X
  • 9780243096336