Originally published in 1933, this book presents a historical study of ophthalmology in Britain from its earliest phases during the Roman period up until the end of the eighteenth century. Numerous illustrative figures, detailed textual notes and an appendix section are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in ophthalmology and its history.
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- Date Published: October 2013
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107625495
- length: 282 pages
- dimensions: 244 x 170 x 15 mm
- weight: 0.45kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. Ophthalmology in Roman Britain
2. Anglo-Saxon ophthalmology
3. Ophthalmology in the first three centuries after the Norman conquest
4. The founders of British optics
5. Ophthalmology from AD 1300 to AD 1600
6. The seventeenth century
7. The eighteenth century (orthodoxy)
8. The eighteenth century, contd (the ophthalmic quacks)
9. The Chevalier Taylor, by George Coats
10. Historical notes, by George Coats
Appendix. De cura oculorum
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