The History of Medicine in Ireland (1951)
Book ID: 65736
The History of Medicine in Ireland. Dublin: Brown & Nolan, 1951. First Edition. Pp xvi. 420. Illustrated. Green cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. Covers lightly worn, otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated with a frontispiece & 18 plates in the text.
A detailed history from the pre-Christian eara to the mid-twentieth century with a finial chapter on the future progress of medicine.
Dr John Fleetwood born in Edinburgh in 1917, into a well-established Scottish medical family. The family moved to Ireland when he was in his early teens. He became a popular broadcaster on RTE and wrote a number of books, on such subjects as the history of medicine in Ireland and the Irish body snatchers.
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