Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reform
In Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reform, Carin Berkowitz takes readers into Bell’s world, helping us understand the life of medicine before the modern separation of classroom, laboratory, and clinic. Through Bell’s story, we witness the age when modern medical science, with its practical universities, set curricula, and medical professionals, was born.
Chapter One Politics and Patronage: Building a Career in London’s Medical Classrooms
Chapter Two Pedagogy Inside and Outside the Medical Classroom: Training the Hand and Eye to Know
Chapter Three From the Anatomy Theater to the Political Theater: Journals and the Making of “British Medicine” in Early Nineteenth-Century London
Chapter Four London’s New Classrooms: London University and the Middlesex Hospital School
Chapter Five Defining a Discovery: Changes in British Medical Culture and the Priority Dispute over the Discovery of the Roots of Motor and Sensory Nerves