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Author Elmer, Peter.

Title The miraculous conformist : Valentine Greatrakes, the body politic, and the politics of healing in Restoration Britain / Peter Elmer
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, portraits
Summary This title tells the compelling story of Irish healer Valentine Greatrakes and outlines his place in the history of 17th-century Britain, revealing a fascinating account of his engagement with important events of the period, including the Irish Rebellion of 1641, the English civil wars, the Cromwellian Conquest of Ireland, and the Restoration of 1660
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on Nov. 13, 2012)
Subject Greatrakes, Valentine, 1629-1683.
Healers -- Ireland -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- Restoration, 1660-1688.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191745379 ebook