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Professional Lives in America

Structure and Aspiration, 1750-1850

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ISBN 9780674331693

Publication Date: 01/01/1965

231 pages

14 tables

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  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • I. Power, Responsibility, and Style
  • II. Fear of Individuality: John W. Francis and the New York Medical Community
  • III. Branding Iron and Retrospect: Lawyers in the Cumberland River Country
  • IV. Permanency in the New England Clergy: The General Problem and the New Hampshire Case
    • The Polemic Background, 1699–1799
    • Ministers’ Explanations of the Decline in Permanency
    • Empirical Data on Permanency: The New Hampshire Case
    • The Underlying Causes of Decline
    • Responses to Impermanency, 1835–1886
  • V. Stasis
  • Notes
  • Index

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