The Reminiscences of Doctor John Sebastian Helmcken

The Reminiscences of Doctor John Sebastian Helmcken

Book - 1975
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Born and brought up in Whitechapel, John Sebastian Helmcken worked hisway through apprenticeships as a chemist and a medical pupil beforegaining admission to Guy's Hospital to complete his training. Theaccounts he gives of working class family life and of the greateconomic and social disadvantages he had to confront in order to becomea doctor make this volume of memoirs not only a valuable historicaldocument, but also an autobiography with considerable human interest.
Publisher: [Vancouver] : University of British Columbia Press, in co-operation with the Provincial Archives of British Columbia, c1975
ISBN: 9780774800389
Call Number: B H36895a
Characteristics: xlii, 373 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm


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