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The Resource Joseph Jones, M.D. : scientist of the Old South, James O. Breeden

Joseph Jones, M.D. : scientist of the Old South, James O. Breeden

Label
Joseph Jones, M.D. : scientist of the Old South
Title
Joseph Jones, M.D.
Title remainder
scientist of the Old South
Statement of responsibility
James O. Breeden
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Of the many books written over the past century about the Old South and the American Civil War, a very few explore the scientific history of the South or the medical history of the war itself. In the first volume of this impressive biography of Joseph Jones, Mr. Breeden does much to illuminate the development of scientific thought and of medicine in the nineteenth-century South. Jones was far in advance of most of his fellow physicians. The thoroughness of his research, the tenacity of his effort, and the brilliance of his findings won him respect while he was still a very young scholar. When the war came, he showed himself fiercely patriotic as a soldier but coldly empirical as a scientific investigator of many infectious diseases. In the course of the biography the author illumines the development of modern medicine in this country and the state of the nation's medical schools in the middle of the nineteenth century. The greater part of this volume is devoted to Jones's wartime service, which was mainly behind the battle lines in the hospitals and prison camps. The growth of the problem of gangrene among the wounded- a horrifying result of overcrowding and lack of sanitation- is examined in particularly telling detail; the ravaging of the Andersonville prison camp by this and other diseases was the subject of some of Jones's most controversial research, and his written report as a reluctant witness in the trial of the Southerners held responsible. At the outset of the war, Joseph Jones was an energetic and well trained young doctor with considerable experience in teaching and research; by its end he was perhaps the foremost expert on infectious diseases in the South or in the nation. -- from Book Jacket
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Breeden, James O
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jones, Joseph
  • Andersonville Prison
  • Jones, Joseph
  • Jones, Joseph
  • Andersonville Prison
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Jones, Joseph
  • United States
  • United States
  • Prisoners of war
  • Gangrene
  • Gangrene
  • États-Unis
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Gangrene
  • Medical care
  • Prisoners of war
  • Georgia
  • United States
  • History of Medicine
  • Military Medicine
  • History of Medicine
  • Military Medicine
Label
Joseph Jones, M.D. : scientist of the Old South, James O. Breeden
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Formative years -- School Days -- Young professional -- Secession -- Private Jones -- The making of a confederate surgeon -- Surgeon Jones -- Defeat -- Andersonville -- Hospital gangrene -- The balance sheet
Control code
ocn900345109
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813162225
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129cf20
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900345109
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Joseph Jones, M.D. : scientist of the Old South, James O. Breeden
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Formative years -- School Days -- Young professional -- Secession -- Private Jones -- The making of a confederate surgeon -- Surgeon Jones -- Defeat -- Andersonville -- Hospital gangrene -- The balance sheet
Control code
ocn900345109
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813162225
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129cf20
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900345109
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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