1st Edition

Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

    5774 Pages
    by Routledge

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1926 and 1995, draw together research by leading academics in the area of medicine and history, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines the advancement of medicine throughout history from medicine in antiquity to advancements in science during the Victorian period, the set looks at the rise of the medical profession, how medical journals have adapted and contributed to modern medicine, midwifery and surgical practices, whilst also exploring medical history and advancements throughout the world. This set will be of particular interest to academics of history, medicine, sociology and anthropology respectively.

    1. Medical Journals and Medical Knowledge: Historical Essays, edited by W.F. Bynum, Stephen Lock and Roy Porter

    2. A History of Medicine, by Arturo Castiglioni

    3. An Introduction to the History of Medicine by Charles Greene Cumston.

    4. Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England, by Audreey Eccles

    5. Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology: A Biographical Dictionary, edited by Daniel M. Fox, Marcia Meldrum, and Ira Rezak

    6. Doctors, Bureaucrats, and Public Health in France, 1888-1902, by Martha L. Hildreth

    7. The History of Pharmacy: A Selected Annotated Bibliography, by Gregory J. Higby and Elaine C. Stroud

    8. Medical Obituaries: American Physicians' Biographical Notices in Selected Medical Journals before 1907, by Lisabeth M. Holloway with the assistance of Ernest N. Feind, George N. Holloway

    9. Medical Theory, Surgical Practice: Studies in the History of Surgery, edited by Christopher Lawrence

    10. Medicine at the courts of Europe, 1500-1837: Conference: Selected Papers, edited by Vivian Nutton

    11. The Rise of the Medical Profession: A Study of Collective Social Mobility, Noel Parry and JoseƬ Parry

    12. Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine, edited by Roy Porter and Andrew Wear

    13. The Making of Man-Midwifery: Childbirth in England 1660-1770, Adrian Wilson

    14. The Scientific Revolution in Victorian Medicine, A.J. Youngson


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