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Scanty particulars

Rachel Holmes

Scanty particulars

the life of Dr James Barry

by Rachel Holmes

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Published by Viking in London, New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Barry, James, -- 1795-1865.,
  • Surgeons -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Medicine, Military -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Identity (Psychology) -- Great Britain.,
  • Intersexuality,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRachel Holmes.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 338 p. :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22470081M
    ISBN 100670890995

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    Rachel Holmes’ new book, Eleanor Marx: The title, Scanty Particulars, relates to an account of Dr Barry, written in a letter to The Lancet in The task for Holmes as a researcher was to add substantially to such ‘scanty particulars’ and in this she succeeded, finding much new material in archives and using it to argue plausibly Place Of Birth: London. The axioms now in use, having been suggested by a scanty and manipular experience and a few particulars of most general occurrence, are made for the most part just large enough to fit and take these in: and therefore it is no wonder if they do not lead to new particulars.

    He sent me to Emanuel College in Cambridge at fourteen years old, where I resided three years, and applied myself close to my studies; but the charge of maintaining me, although I had a very scanty allowance, being too great for a narrow fortune, I was bound apprentice to Mr. James Bates, an eminent surgeon in London, with whom I continued four. Feb 25,  · A Forthcoming Book About Surgeon Dr. James Barry Has Sparked An Important Conversation About Trans Stories Photograph sourced from Scanty Particulars by Rachel Holmes/Wikimedia Commons/Public.


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