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Conservative Politicians, Radical Philosophers and the Aerial Remedy for the Diseases of Civilization (2002)


Description “Examines the development of pneumatic medicine as practised by Erasmus Darwin, Thomas Beddoes and Joseph Priestley, and the support for their experimental trials by other Dissenting doctors and industrialists including Boulton, Watt and Wedgwood.”

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Authors & Contributors
Levere, Trevor H.
Porter, Roy S.
Murray, Michael A.
Stewart, Larry R.
Giuntini, Chiara
Barzun, Jacques
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
British Journal for the History of Science
Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
Rivista di Filosofia
Transactions of the International Congress on the Enlightenment
Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Harper Collins
I. B. Tauris
University of Waterloo (Canada)
Marquette University
Science and literature
Science and politics
Human experimentation
Beddoes, Thomas
Darwin, Erasmus
Priestley, Joseph
Davy, Humphry
Whitehead, Alfred North
James, William
Time Periods
18th century
19th century
British Isles
Great Britain
Bristol (England)
Bristol Pneumatic Institute
Oxford University
Royal Institution of Great Britain
Lunar Society of Birmingham (England)

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