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1850-1877: Science and Medicine

1850-1877: Chapter Eleven: Science and Medicine

by KIMBERLY KELLISON

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 354

OVERVIEW 359

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

Changes in Specific Sciences, 1850-1877 361

Great Adventurer 362

Competition Among Fossil Hunters 363

Darwin in America 364

Reviewing Darwin 365

The Organization of American Medicine 366

Rise of Women Physicians 366

The Social Sciences 368

Proslavery Theory and Sociology 368

Technological Change 370

The United States Sanitary Commission 372

HEADLINE MAKERS

William Alexander Hammond 375

Joseph Henry 376

Josiah Nott 377

Abby Woolsey 377

Marie Zakrzewska 378

PUBLICATIONS 379

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