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Author Cervetti, Nancy, 1947-

Title S. Weir Mitchell, 1829-1914 : Philadelphia's literary physician / Nancy Cervetti
Published University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2012
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 295 pages) : illustrations
Series Penn State series in the history of the book
Penn State series in the history of the book.
Contents Family matters -- Letters home -- The young physiologist -- War's awful harvest -- Wind and tide -- Pandora's box -- The apple or the rose -- The literary physician -- Combat zones -- Great doctor, poet, and salmon killer -- Winter's sorrow -- The new century
Summary "A biography of Philadelphia physician S. Weir Mitchell. Examines his life and his interactions with many prominent nineteenth-century Americans, including Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jane Addams, Winifred Howells, Edith Wharton, William Osler, Mary Putnam Jacobi, Walt Whitman, and Andrew Carnegie"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914.
Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914
Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914
Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914.
Physicians -- Philadelphia -- Biography
History, 19th Century -- Philadelphia
History, 20th Century -- Philadelphia
Literature -- Philadelphia -- History
Neurology -- Philadelphia -- History
Physicians -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Literary.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Medical.
MEDICAL -- Physicians.
Physicians.
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012007105
ISBN 0271058188
0271059168
0271060042
0271060050
9780271058184
9780271059167
9780271060040
9780271060057