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Operations Without Pain: The Practice and Science of Anaesthesia in Victorian Britain

In her introduction the author emphasizes that her book, Operations Without Pain: The Practice and Science of Anaesthesia in Victorian Britain, is ‘In no way … intended to be a linear history of discoveries, techniques, or famous men’ (p. 4). It is a pity, therefore, that the title is so misleading, since this book isContinue reading “Operations Without Pain: The Practice and Science of Anaesthesia in Victorian Britain”