WARS, PESTILENCE AND THE SURGEON’S BLADE: THE EVOLUTION OF BRITISH MILITARY MEDICINE AND SURGERY DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

SCOTLAND (T.)

E025

£29.95

416pp., 75 illus., figs., maps, 37 tables, P.B. 2019. This book examines the development and evolution of surgical practice against this overwhelming risk of death due to disease. It reviews three major conflicts during this time: the Peninsular War, the Crimean War and the Boer War and also considers many minor wars fought by the British Empire in the intervening years.