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Dr. John Moore, 1729-1802 : a life in medicine, travel, and revolution / Henry L. Fulton.

  • Fulton, Henry L.
Date
[2015]
  • Books

About this work

Also known as

Doctor John Moore, 1729-1802
John Moore, 1729-1802

Description

This book is the first biography of Scottish-born physician John Moore. Here, Henry L. Fulton recounts Moore's childhood, education, and medical training in Glasgow and abroad; discusses his marriage, family, and friendships (particularly with Tobias Smollett); and depicts his professional practice in the north. The narrative uncovers Moore's transformative experience accompanying a young nobleman on the Grand Tour through Europe and provides a detailed account of the journey's highlights and difficulties. When Moore returns, he moves his family to London to begin a second career in literature and to acquire patronage for his sons' professions.--

Publication/Creation

Newark [Delaware] : University of Delaware Press, [2015]

Physical description

xxi, 788 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 723-752) and index.

Contents

The reverend Charles Moore--The saltmarket--Medical training, Glasgow--Flanders, London, and Paris--Establishment--Practice--Family and friendships--The Hamilton cause--Geneva--Germany and Austria--Italy--Clarges Street--Clifford Street--Patronage--Zeluco--Parliamentary watch--Paris, 1792--Reflections in the revolution--The war years--Richmond--Death.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine BZP (Moore)

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781611494938
  • 1611494931