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The essays in this book trace the origins of ongoing heated debates regarding trauma.
This book focusses on the evolution of the law and medical practice of abortion in England.
This study of the world of scholarship and scholarly texts in the Renaissance, the so-called respublica literaria, affords insights into the intellectual infrastructure and modes of thought of the period by its examination of contemporary attitudes towards women. It addresses the questions: What is the notion of woman to be found in Renaissance...
This study of the world of scholarship and scholarly texts in the Renaissance, the so-called...
The essays in this volume provide an unusual historical perspective on the experience of illness.
A study of institutional medicine, medical practice and health care in colonial Papua New Guinea.
This book argues that the french led the way in the nineteenth-century public health movement.
Charitable Knowledge explores the formation of the teaching hospital in eighteenth-century London.
A detailed account of the rise of pathological anatomy in France and England.
This book, first published in 2001, is an account of eugenicists' efforts to improve the inherited...
The story of East Coast fever, a lethal disease of cattle, and its scientific study.