The Life and Times of Thomas Wakley: With Introd. by Charles G. Ronald
R. E. Krieger Publishing Company, 1974 - Biography & Autobiography - 509 pages
In the early 19th century, medical journalism was created by a London surgeon, Thomas Wakley, who founded The Lancet. His goal was to inform as well as reform, and he fought medical quackery and injustice. He was also an MP for nearly two decades. This is the story of his life.
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