The emergence of bioethics in British universities
organising medical groups diminished. And once ethics was increasingly taught on formal undergraduate and postgraduate courses,
universities stopped subsidising the medical groups and student
demand tailed off significantly. The LMG disbanded in 1989, after
Edward Shotter was appointed Dean of Rochester Cathedral, and
the regional medical groups followed suit during the 1990s.168
Recalling the end of the Newcastle medical group in the early
1990s, the Revd Bryan Vernon states that ‘as medical ethics became
something that was taught more, so it became less something that
Kirsti Bohata, Alexandra Jones, Mike Mantin and Steven Thompson
); SWML, AUD/222, Dick Cook interview (1974).
51 Harold Heslop, Last Cage Down (London: Lawrence Wishart Books, 1984),
52 For a history of Methodism in the Durham coalfields, see Robert Moore, Pit-men,
Preachers and Politics: The Effects of Methodism in a Durham Mining Community
(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1974.).
53 Steven Thompson, ‘Varieties of Voluntarism in the South Wales Coalfield, circa
1880–1948’, in Colin Rochester, George Campbell Gosling, Alison Penn and Meta
Zimmeck (eds), Understanding the Roots of Voluntary Action: Historical
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56 ‘Moving towards clinical integration’, BMJ , 2:6402 (1976), 964.
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18 See discussion of the pre-registration year in Stacey, Regulating British Medicine , pp. 112–23.
19 C. Lawrence, Rockefeller Money, The Laboratory and Medicine in Edinburgh, 1919–1930: New Science in an Old Country (New York: University of Rochester Press, 2005).
20 This was part of an international phenomenon: J. Daly, Evidence-Based Medicine and
Dietary advice and agency in North America and Britain
the field of diet and health. He was a descendant of Russian-Jewish immigrants to the US, and undertook his pre-medical degree from University of Michigan and gained an MD from Cornell's Medical School in 1955. After completing medical training, Atkins chose to specialise in cardiology, serving cardiologist residencies at the University of Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital and Columbia University's St Luke's Hospital in New York City.
According to his biography, written by journalist and author Lisa Rogak
and ancients: the “new cardiology” in Britain, 1880–1930’, Medical History , 29:5 (1985), 1–33; C. Lawrence, Rockefeller Money, The Laboratory and Medicine in Edinburgh, 1919–1930: New Science in an Old Country (New York: University of Rochester Press, 2005).
Anon., ‘Treatment of diabetes’, in I. Burney Yeo, Raymond Crawfurd and E. Farquhar Buzzard (eds), A Manual of Medical Treatment and Clinical Therapeutics , vol. 2, 5th
holiness. Hyperius, for instance, regards the sibyls as divinely
inspired, and St Augustine went as far as to pronounce the Erythraean
Sibyl ‘a citizen of the city of God’ who had prophesied the coming
Lyly also produced a non-classical ‘English’ witch in the title
character of Mother Bombie (1589). Mother Bombie of Rochester is
a dramatic character, based on a folkloric figure, who may have been
inspired by a historical person.86 She is referred to in later plays – Heywood’s Wise Woman of Hogsdon and The Witch of Edmonton – as
well as in various other texts
against Imperialism (Charlottesville, 2002 ); Jeff Guy, Theophilus Shepstone and the Forging of
Natal: African Autonomy and Settler Colonialism in the Making of
Traditional Authority (Scottsville, 2013 ); Thomas McClendon, White Chief, Black Lords:
Shepstone and the Colonial State in Natal, South Africa,
1845–1878 (Rochester, 2010). Notably, the Victorian novelist
Rider Haggard’s work
See Glass ( 2014 ).
The person and life of Flaherty is hedged around by legend and mystery. He himself liked to put about the apocryphal story that he had learned film-making from a missionary who later hung himself in his darkroom, though the more prosaic reality is that the little training that he did receive actually consisted of a three-week course at the Kodak factory in Rochester, New York. Unless
were not illicitly baptized) and Venetian gold ducats
(zecchini) to aid their attempts to bring harm to their enemies and attract the attention of the
woman whom one Christian, Signor Camillo Valentino, admired. The spells of Isaaco Sanguinetti were so serious, touching on diabolical witchcraft, that the Inquisition banished him
from Modena. On the use of such magnets see Jeffrey R. Watt, The Scourge of Demons: Possession,
Lust and Witchcraft in a Seventeenth-Century Italian Convent (Rochester, NY: Boydell and Brewer,
2009), p. 89.
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