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A country doctor in the French Revolution [electronic resource] : Marie-François-Bernadin Ramel /
Robert Weston.
imprint
New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.
description
104 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
ISBN
9780367271893, 9780429295393
format(s)
Book
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imprint
New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.
isbn
9780367271893
9780429295393
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Early life -- Ramel in North Africa -- Return to mainland France -- The medical savant -- The revolutionary period -- Ramel and the military -- Civilian life in La Ciotat -- Placing Ramel in his times.
general note
"Routledge Focus"--Front cover.
abstract
"This book will be of interest to those studying French medical and Revolutionary history. It traces the life of an early-modern rural French physician from childhood to death - how he worked as a physician for six years in North Africa (taking a particular interest in medical meteorology), sought to establish himself as a savant in the Republic of Letters through publishing texts and prize-winning essays, and, despite his bourgeois roots, took part in the siege of Toulon, became committed to the ideals of the French Revolution, and volunteered for the Revolutionary armée d'Italie, mainly working in military hospitals. It concludes with an account of his time practicing medicine in southwest France, where he also engaged in local politics, eventually being appointed to a mayoral position by Bonaparte"--
catalogue key
12992734
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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