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James Hamilton - Author

About the Author

James Hamilton is an art historian and biographer. Formerly Alistair Horne Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford, he is University Curator and Honorary Reader in the History of Art at the University of Birmingham. He organized and wrote the catalogue of the exhibition 'Turner and the Scientists at the Tate' (1998), and his biography of Turner was shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Award.

Featured books by James Hamilton

A Strange Business Making Art and Money in Nineteenth-Century Britain

A Strange Business Making Art and Money in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/08/2014

Britain in the nineteenth century saw a series of technological and social changes which continue to influence and direct us today. Its reactants were human genius, money and influence, its crucibles the streets and institutions, its catalyst time, its control the market. In this rich and fascinating book, James Hamilton investigates the vibrant exchange between culture and business in nineteenth-century Britain, which became a centre for world commerce following the industrial revolution. He explores how art was made and paid for, the turns of fashion, and the new demands of a growing middle-class, prominent among whom were the artists themselves. While leading figures such as Turner, Constable, Landseer, Coleridge, Wordsworth and Dickens are players here, so too are the patrons, financiers, collectors and industrialists; lawyers, publishers, entrepreneurs and journalists; artists' suppliers, engravers, dealers and curators; hostesses, shopkeepers and brothel keepers; quacks, charlatans and auctioneers. Hamilton brings them all vividly to life in this kaleidoscopic portrait of the business of culture in nineteenth-century Britain, and provides thrilling and original insights into the working lives of some of our most celebrated artists.

Other books by James Hamilton

Gainsborough A Portrait

Gainsborough A Portrait

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2018

** Selected as a Book of the Year in The Times, Sunday Times and Observer ** 'Compulsively readable - the pages seem to turn themselves' John Carey, Sunday Times 'Brings one of the very greatest [artists] vividly to life' Literary Review Thomas Gainsborough lived as if electricity shot through his sinews and crackled at his finger ends. He was a gentle and empathetic family man, but had a shockingly loose, libidinous manner and a volatility that could lead him to slash his paintings. James Hamilton reveals the artist in his many contexts: the talented Suffolk lad, transported to the heights of fashion; the rake-on-the-make in London, learning his craft in the shadow of Hogarth; the society-portrait painter in Bath and London who earned huge sums by charming the right people into his studio. With fresh insights into original sources, Gainsborough: A Portrait transforms our understanding of this fascinating man, and enlightens the century that bore him.

Reply to Dr Gregory, by Dr James Hamilton Junior

Reply to Dr Gregory, by Dr James Hamilton Junior

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/04/2018

The British Museum

The British Museum

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/04/2018

A concise history of one of the world's greatest and most comprehensive museum collections, from its founding in 1753. A product and symbol of the 18th-century Enlightenment, the British Museum is as iconic an expression of that cultural tendency as Johnson's Dictionary, the French Encyclopedie and Linnaean plant classification. Its collections embody the raw material of empiricism - the bringing together of things to enable the widest intellectual experiment to take place. James Hamilton explores the establishment of the Museum in the 1750s (from the bequest to the nation of the collections of Sir Hans Sloane); the chosen site of its location; the cultural context in which it came into being; the subsequent development, expansion and diversification of the Museum, both as a collection and as a building, from the early 19th to the 21st century; the controversy occasioned by some of its acquisitions; and the legacy and influence of the Museum nationally and globally.

British Museum

British Museum

Author: James Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 05/04/2018

A concise history of one of the world's greatest and most comprehensive museum collections, from its founding in 1753.A product and symbol of the 18th-century Enlightenment, the British Museum is as iconic an expression of that cultural tendency as Johnson's Dictionary, the French Encyclopedie and Linnaean plant classification. Its collections embody the raw material of empiricism - the bringing together of things to enable the widest intellectual experiment to take place. James Hamilton explores the establishment of the Museum in the 1750s (from the bequest to the nation of the collections of Sir Hans Sloane); the chosen site of its location; the cultural context in which it came into being; the subsequent development, expansion and diversification of the Museum, both as a collection and as a building, from the early 19th to the 21st century; the controversy occasioned by some of its acquisitions; and the legacy and influence of the Museum nationally and globally.

Gainsborough A Portrait

Gainsborough A Portrait

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/07/2017

** Selected as a Book of the Year in The Times, Sunday Times and Observer ** 'Compulsively readable - the pages seem to turn themselves' John Carey, Sunday Times 'Brings one of the very greatest [artists] vividly to life' Literary Review Thomas Gainsborough lived as if electricity shot through his sinews and crackled at his finger ends. He was a gentle and empathetic family man, but had a volatility that could lead him to slash his paintings, and a loose libidinous way of speaking, writing and behaving that shocked many deeply. He would be dynamite in polite society today. In this exhilarating new biography - the first in decades - James Hamilton reveals Gainsborough in his many contexts: the easy-going Suffolk lad, transported to the heights of fashion by a natural talent; the rake-on-the-make in London, learning his art in the shadow of Hogarth; falling on his feet when he married a duke's daughter with a handsome private income; the top society-portrait painter in Bath and London who earned huge sums by bringing the right people into his studio; the charming and amusing friend of George III and Queen Charlotte who nevertheless kept clear of the aristocratic embrace. There has been much art history written about this chameleon of art, but with fresh insights into original sources, Gainsborough: A Portrait transforms our understanding of this fascinating man, and enlightens the century that bore him.

The Homemade Workshop Build Your Own Woodworking Machines and Jigs

The Homemade Workshop Build Your Own Woodworking Machines and Jigs

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2015

* From one of the woodworking stars of the internet whose YouTube videos have attracted more than 25,000 subscribers. * Provides 12 detailed plans for shop-made tools and machines you can make at a fraction of the cost manufacturers charge for similar ones. * Includes projects that appeal to a wide range of woodworkers, from new woodworkers looking to outfit their first shops, to experienced woodworkers who simply like to make their own tools. * Features a special materials and techniques section that teaches skills that readers can apply to make jigs and machines of their own design.

Works, Volume 5

Works, Volume 5

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2015

A Strange Business Making Art and Money in Nineteenth-Century Britain

A Strange Business Making Art and Money in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2015

Britain in the nineteenth century saw a series of technological and social changes which continue to influence and direct us today. Its reactants were human genius, money and influence, its crucibles the streets and institutions, its catalyst time, its control the market. In this rich and fascinating book, James Hamilton investigates the vibrant exchange between culture and business in nineteenth-century Britain, which became a centre for world commerce following the industrial revolution. He explores how art was made and paid for, the turns of fashion, and the new demands of a growing middle-class, prominent among whom were the artists themselves. While leading figures such as Turner, Constable, Landseer, Coleridge, Wordsworth and Dickens are players here, so too are the patrons, financiers, collectors and industrialists; lawyers, publishers, entrepreneurs and journalists; artists' suppliers, engravers, dealers and curators; hostesses, shopkeepers and brothel keepers; quacks, charlatans and auctioneers. Hamilton brings them all vividly to life in this kaleidoscopic portrait of the business of culture in nineteenth-century Britain, and provides thrilling and original insights into the working lives of some of our most celebrated artists.

Moses the Man of God - Scholar's Choice Edition

Moses the Man of God - Scholar's Choice Edition

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/02/2015

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun - Scholar's Choice Edition

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun - Scholar's Choice Edition

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/2015

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun - Scholar's Choice Edition

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun - Scholar's Choice Edition

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/02/2015

Sinai, the Hedjaz, and Soudan - Scholar's Choice Edition

Sinai, the Hedjaz, and Soudan - Scholar's Choice Edition

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/02/2015

A Strange Business Making Art and Money in Nineteenth-Century Britain

A Strange Business Making Art and Money in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/08/2014

Britain in the nineteenth century saw a series of technological and social changes which continue to influence and direct us today. Its reactants were human genius, money and influence, its crucibles the streets and institutions, its catalyst time, its control the market. In this rich and fascinating book, James Hamilton investigates the vibrant exchange between culture and business in nineteenth-century Britain, which became a centre for world commerce following the industrial revolution. He explores how art was made and paid for, the turns of fashion, and the new demands of a growing middle-class, prominent among whom were the artists themselves. While leading figures such as Turner, Constable, Landseer, Coleridge, Wordsworth and Dickens are players here, so too are the patrons, financiers, collectors and industrialists; lawyers, publishers, entrepreneurs and journalists; artists' suppliers, engravers, dealers and curators; hostesses, shopkeepers and brothel keepers; quacks, charlatans and auctioneers. Hamilton brings them all vividly to life in this kaleidoscopic portrait of the business of culture in nineteenth-century Britain, and provides thrilling and original insights into the working lives of some of our most celebrated artists.

Aharonov-Bohm and other Cyclic Phenomena

Aharonov-Bohm and other Cyclic Phenomena

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2013

Written for theoretical physicists, this book covers such topics as motion around a solenoid, flux measurements, and other phenomena involving movement on a closed circuit, as well as a discussion of a variety of physical phenomena where the A-B phase is a basic feature.

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2013

Volcano Nature and Culture

Volcano Nature and Culture

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2012

Though largely benign, volcanoes erupt continuously across the world. The eruption of Mount St Helens in 1980 and Eyjafjallajokull in 2010 exemplify the dramatic physical violence of volcanoes, and their potential for local destruction and global disruption. In Volcano James Hamilton explores the cultural history generated by the power, beauty and threat of the volcano. Hamilton describes the reverberations of early eruptions of Vesuvius and Etna in Greek and Roman myth, as well as depictions of volcanoes, from the earliest-known wall painting of an erupting volcano in 6200 BC, to the distinctive colours of Andy Warhol, to Michael Sandle's exploding mountains of the 1980s. He also discusses twenty-first century works that demonstrate the volcano's enduring influence on the artistic imagination today. Volcano is a richly illustrated account that combines established figures such as Joseph Wright and J.M.W. Turner with previously unseen perspectives. Making fresh links and discoveries, this book will appeal to the general reader, as having much to say to scholars and specialists in the field.

Wanderings in North Africa.

Wanderings in North Africa.

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2011

Life of Bunyan [Works of the English Puritan divines]

Life of Bunyan [Works of the English Puritan divines]

Author: James Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 06/11/2010

pubOne.info present you this new edition. After the pleasant sketches of pens so graceful as Southey's and Montgomery's; after the elaborate biography of Mr Philip, whose researches have left few desiderata for any subsequent devotee; indeed, after Bunyan's own graphic and characteristic narrative, the task on which we are now entering is one which, as we would have courted it the less, so we feel that we have peculiar facilities for performing it. Our main object is to give a simple and coherent account of a most unusual man- and then we should like to turn to some instructive purpose the peculiarities of his singular history, and no less singular works.

Arthur Rackham: A Life with Illustration

Arthur Rackham: A Life with Illustration

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/08/2010

A fascinating insight into the personality, career and work of one of the world's most collectable illustrators Filled with enchanting pictures and authoritative text In this fascinating book, art historian James Hamilton examines the work and life of the illustrator Arthur Rackham. Rackham's illustrations for works such as Rip Van Winkle, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, Alice in Wonderland and A Midsummer Night's Dream have attained the classic status of the writings themselves - indeed, in some cases they have become synonymous with them. Rackham himself, however, has previously remained a shadowy figure. As well as featuring exquisite illustrations and sketches, extracts from Rackham's correspondence and insightful commentary from James Hamilton shed new light on this much collected illustrator.

Reply to Dr Gregory, by Dr James Hamilton Junior

Reply to Dr Gregory, by Dr James Hamilton Junior

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/06/2010

The Royal Preacher Lectures on Ecclesiastes

The Royal Preacher Lectures on Ecclesiastes

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/04/2010

Conserving Data in the Conservation Reserve How A Regulatory Program Runs on Imperfect Information

Conserving Data in the Conservation Reserve How A Regulatory Program Runs on Imperfect Information

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/02/2010

Enrolling over 30 million acres, the U.S. Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is the largest conservation program in the United States. Under the guidelines of the CRP, the federal government pays farmers to stop farming their land in the hopes of achieving a variety of conservation goals, including the reduction of soil erosion, improvement of water quality, and creation of wildlife habitat. In Conserving Data, James T. Hamilton explores the role of information in the policy cycle as it relates to the CRP. The author asks how the creation and distribution of information about what is going on across these millions of enrolled acres has influenced the development of the program itself. Of the many CRP stakeholders, each accesses a different set of information about the CRP s operations. Regulators have developed the Environmental Benefits Index as a rough indicator of a field s conservation benefits and adopted that measure as a way to determine which lands should be granted conservation contracts. NGOs have used publicly available data from these contracts to show how CRP monies are allocated. Members of Congress have used oversight hearings and GAO reports to monitor the Farm Service Agency s conservation policy decisions. Reporters have localized the impact of the CRP by writing stories about increases in wildlife and hunting on CRP fields in their areas. Conserving Data brings together and analyzes these various streams of information, drawing upon original interviews with regulators, new data from Freedom of Information Act requests, and regulatory filings. Using the CRP as a launch point, Hamilton explores the role of information, including 'hidden information,' in the design and implementation of regulatory policy.

Conserving Data in the Conservation Reserve How A Regulatory Program Runs on Imperfect Information

Conserving Data in the Conservation Reserve How A Regulatory Program Runs on Imperfect Information

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/02/2010

Enrolling over 30 million acres, the U.S. Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is the largest conservation program in the United States. Under the guidelines of the CRP, the federal government pays farmers to stop farming their land in the hopes of achieving a variety of conservation goals, including the reduction of soil erosion, improvement of water quality, and creation of wildlife habitat. In Conserving Data, James T. Hamilton explores the role of information in the policy cycle as it relates to the CRP. The author asks how the creation and distribution of information about what is going on across these millions of enrolled acres has influenced the development of the program itself. Of the many CRP stakeholders, each accesses a different set of information about the CRP s operations. Regulators have developed the Environmental Benefits Index as a rough indicator of a field s conservation benefits and adopted that measure as a way to determine which lands should be granted conservation contracts. NGOs have used publicly available data from these contracts to show how CRP monies are allocated. Members of Congress have used oversight hearings and GAO reports to monitor the Farm Service Agency s conservation policy decisions. Reporters have localized the impact of the CRP by writing stories about increases in wildlife and hunting on CRP fields in their areas. Conserving Data brings together and analyzes these various streams of information, drawing upon original interviews with regulators, new data from Freedom of Information Act requests, and regulatory filings. Using the CRP as a launch point, Hamilton explores the role of information, including 'hidden information,' in the design and implementation of regulatory policy.

Works of the Late REV. James Hamilton, D.D., F.L.S.

Works of the Late REV. James Hamilton, D.D., F.L.S.

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/12/2009

Moses the Man of God

Moses the Man of God

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/12/2009

Works of the Late REV. James Hamilton, D.D., F.L.S.

Works of the Late REV. James Hamilton, D.D., F.L.S.

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/12/2009

Moses the Man of God

Moses the Man of God

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/12/2009

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/12/2009

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/12/2009

The Hamilton Papers Being Selections from Original Letter

The Hamilton Papers Being Selections from Original Letter

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/10/2009

A Lecture

A Lecture

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/10/2009

Life in Earnest

Life in Earnest

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/10/2009

Life in Earnest

Life in Earnest

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/10/2009

Life in Earnest

Life in Earnest

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2009

Life in Earnest

Life in Earnest

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2009

The Mount of Olives, and Other Lectures on Prayer

The Mount of Olives, and Other Lectures on Prayer

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2009

The Mount of Olives, and Other Lectures on Prayer

The Mount of Olives, and Other Lectures on Prayer

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2009

The Mount of Olives, and Other Lectures on Prayer

The Mount of Olives, and Other Lectures on Prayer

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2009

The Mount of Olives, and Other Lectures on Prayer

The Mount of Olives, and Other Lectures on Prayer

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2009

The Hamilton Papers Being Selections from Original Letter

The Hamilton Papers Being Selections from Original Letter

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/09/2009

Life in Earnest. Six Lectures on Christian Activity and Ardour ..

Life in Earnest. Six Lectures on Christian Activity and Ardour ..

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2009

The Mount of Olives

The Mount of Olives

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2009

The Mount of Olives

The Mount of Olives

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/09/2009

Solomon the Prince, and Solomon the Preacher A Lecture

Solomon the Prince, and Solomon the Preacher A Lecture

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/08/2009

The Harp on the Willows Rememberinzion

The Harp on the Willows Rememberinzion

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2009

The Harp on the Willows Rememberinzion

The Harp on the Willows Rememberinzion

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2009

The Mount of Olives

The Mount of Olives

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/06/2009

The Mount of Olives

The Mount of Olives

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2009

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/05/2009

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun

A Memoir of Lady Colquhoun

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2009

Faraday The Life

Faraday The Life

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2009

A major biography of Michael Faraday (1791-1867), one of the giants of 19th century science and discoverer of electricity who was at the centre of an extraordinary scientific renaissance in London. Faraday's life was truly inspirational. Son of a Yorkshire blacksmith who moved to London in 1789, he was a self-made, self-educated man whose public life was underpinned by his devotion to a minor Christian sect (the Sandemanians) and to his wife. He was also a fine writer and brilliant lecturer. This book is a passionate exploration of his life, work and times (he was a pioneering scientific all-rounder who also experimented with electromagnetism, techniques for preserving meat and fish, optical glass, the safety lamp, and the identification of iodine as a new element). It will also tell the story of the dawn of the modern scientific age and interweave Faraday's life with the groundbreaking work of the Royal Institution and other early scientists like Humphrey Davey, Charles Babbage, John Herschel and Mary Somerville.

Emblems from Eden

Emblems from Eden

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/04/2009

Emblems from Eden

Emblems from Eden

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/04/2009

Sinai, the Hedjaz, and Soudan

Sinai, the Hedjaz, and Soudan

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2009

Sinai, the Hedjaz, and Soudan

Sinai, the Hedjaz, and Soudan

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/02/2009

Lessons from the Great Biography

Lessons from the Great Biography

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2009

Lessons from the Great Biography

Lessons from the Great Biography

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2009

The Parable of the Prodigal Son

The Parable of the Prodigal Son

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/12/2008

The Parable of the Prodigal Son

The Parable of the Prodigal Son

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/12/2008

Our Christian Classics, Volume III

Our Christian Classics, Volume III

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2008

The Lamp and the Lantern, Or, Light for the Tent and the Traveller

The Lamp and the Lantern, Or, Light for the Tent and the Traveller

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2008

Our Christian Classics, Volume III

Our Christian Classics, Volume III

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2008

Life in Earnest Six Lectures, on Christian Activity and Ardor

Life in Earnest Six Lectures, on Christian Activity and Ardor

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/08/2008

The Royal Preacher.

The Royal Preacher.

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/09/2006

Tweed Douche Bag And Other Sacred Relics

Tweed Douche Bag And Other Sacred Relics

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/2004

Turner - A Life

Turner - A Life

Author: James Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/1998

The definitive biography of Turner and a major source of inspiration for the acclaimed film Mr Turner, directed by Mike Leigh. 'With splendid clarity and shrewd humour, James Hamilton evokes the visceral world of a great artist and a fascinating character.' MIKE LEIGH J.M.W Turner exhibited his work proudly but was correspondingly reticent about his private life. In 1799, aged 24, he became an Associate of the Royal Academy at the youngest possible age. While influential collectors competed to buy his paintings, Turner travelled widely, observing landscape and people, and collecting material for a cycle of images that would come to express the collective identity of Britain. In this lucid blend of vibrant biography and acute art history, James Hamilton introduces Turner to a new generation of readers and paints a picture of a uniquely generous human being, a giant of the nineteenth century and a beacon for the twenty-first.

Wanderings in North Africa

Wanderings in North Africa

Author: James Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/1984

Some came in search of places of Classical interest, others joined scientific expeditions. A few were attracted merely by the desert's mystery and romance. James Hamilton was such a traveller. Though the slave trade still flourished, and dangers from thieves and, worse, disease still were prevalent, North Africa now held less secrets than its dark interior. Hamilton's journey, in 1852, through the deserts of Cyrenaica (Barqah) takes the form of an excursion, here entertainingly retold. 'I believe', the author states, 'that the traveller who simply records what he sees with his eyes, and hears with his ears, and indulges in none of the pleasures of the imagination, rarely meets with those stirring scenes which so frequently charm the reader.' True to these principles, Hamilton's 'wanderings' have a charm all of their own, and this facsimile edition first published in 1856 will be welcomed by a wide readership.

Patterns of Hospital Ownership and Control

Patterns of Hospital Ownership and Control

Author: James Hamilton, R. Butters, Elbert Gilbertson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/1961

Patterns of Hospital Ownership and Control was first published in 1961.Based on a study of data about nearly 7,000 independent unites of hospital service in the United States, this book classifies and describes the patterns or types of hospital ownership and control to be found in the hospital industry. For each pattern, information is given on the organizational structure and governing authority, history, significance, finances, educational activities, administration, medical staff, groups or associations within the pattern, and future trends. The book will enable students of hospital administration to get an overall view of the hospital industry and a familiarity with the groups responsible for hospital care. It will be useful, also, as a reference work for hospital administrators.

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