By Marcus Ackroyd,Laurence Brockliss,Michael Moss,Kate Retford,John Stevenson

ISBN-10: 0199267065

ISBN-13: 9780199267064

offering the 1st ever statistical research of a pro cohort within the period of the commercial revolution, this prosopographical learn of a few 450 surgeons who joined the military clinical carrier throughout the progressive and Napoleonic wars, charts the heritage, schooling, army and civilian occupation, marriage, sons' occupations, wealth at demise, and broader social and cultural pursuits of the contributors of the cohort. It unearths the function which may be performed via the
nascent professions during this interval in selling swift social mobility.

The staff of scientific practitioners chosen for this research didn't come from prosperous or specialist households yet profited from their years within the military to accumulate a high-quality and occasionally magnificent fortune, marry into the professions, and position their sons in expert careers. The learn contributes to our figuring out of Britishness within the interval, because the majority of the cohort got here from small-town and rural Scotland and eire yet seldom discovered their better halves within the local nation and
frequently settled in London and different English towns, the place they generally grew to become pillars of the community.

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