Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Forman, Samuel, 1952- author.

Title Dr. Joseph Warren : The Boston Tea Party, Bunker Hill, and the Birth of American Liberty / by Samuel A. Forman.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Pelican Publishing, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 Newington - Downloadable Materials  Freading E-Book    Downloadable
Newington cardholders click here to access this title from Freading
 Rocky Hill - Downloadable Materials  Freading Ebook    Downloadable
Rocky Hill cardholders click here to access this title from Freading
 Wethersfield - Downloadable Materials  FreadingEbook    Downloadable
Wethersfield cardholders click here to access this title from Freading
 Windsor Locks - Downloadable Materials  Freading Ebook    Downloadable
Windsor Locks cardholders click here to access this title from Freading
Description 1 online resource (400 pages)
text file rdaft
Access Access limited to subscribing institutions.
Summary "Meticulously grounded in original scholarship, this ambitious project is the definitive biography of Dr. Joseph Warren. Making sense of the subject's opaque eighteenth-century physician's account books was a feat of both forensic analysis and medical historical scholarship. It was also the elusive key to understanding Joseph Warren's life experiences. Scholar-physician Samuel A. Forman has used his capabilities in history, medicine, and business accounting combined with his enthusiasm for the topic to produce a volume worthy of its subject. During the American Revolution, Dr. Joseph Warren was a nationally known figure. A Boston physician and hero of the Battle of Bunker Hill, he became known for his unconventional exploits in medicine. His hobby of obtaining dead bodies for anatomical study was picked up by the Harvard Spunkers Club, the forerunner of Harvard University's Medical School. Later, when Warren was running his own practice, he was allegedly heading up a spy ring out of his office. It was even rumored that he had an affair with the wife of an enemy general in order to collect military intelligence. Other newly proved information about him is recorded in the book's illuminating appendices, from personal associations to the truth behind the legend that his head was previously held on display."-- Provided by Freading.
Note Publisher metadata.
Subject Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775.
Massachusetts -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography.
Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- Biography.
Physicians -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Biography.
HISTORY / General.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
ISBN 9781455615476 (epub)
9781455614745 (print)
Standard No. 9781455615476
Add a Review