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New Directions in Nursing History International Perspectives

New Directions in Nursing History: International Perspectives

1st Edition

Susan McGann, Barbara Mortimer
December 13, 2011

This collection of essays reflects the current interdisciplinary and international nature of the history of nursing scholarship. Covering a range from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, this book draws on research from eleven different countries to address: the issues of ...

Sex, Sin and Suffering Venereal Disease and European Society since 1870

Sex, Sin and Suffering: Venereal Disease and European Society since 1870

1st Edition

Roger Davidson, Lesley A. Hall
December 13, 2011

This volume brings together for the first time a series of studies on the social history of venereal disease in modern Europe and its former colonies. It explores, from a comparative perspective, the responses of legal, medical and political authorities to the 'Great Scourge'. In particular, how ...

The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919 New Perspectives

The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919: New Perspectives

1st Edition

David Killingray, Howard Phillips
December 13, 2011

The Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918-19 was the worst pandemic of modern times, claiming over 30 million lives in less than six months. In the hardest hit societies, everything else was put aside in a bid to cope with its ravages. It left millions orphaned and medical science desperate to find ...

Women and Smoking since 1890

Women and Smoking since 1890

1st Edition

Rosemary Elliot
November 25, 2011

The changing face of the female smoker, from the lady smokers of the late nineteenth century to the lone mother of the late twentieth century, suggests that the history of smoking among women is not just about the assimilation of women into a male practice, but about the changing, and varied, ...

Health and Medicine in the circum-Caribbean, 1800-1968

Health and Medicine in the circum-Caribbean, 1800-1968

1st Edition

Juanita De Barros, Steven Palmer, David Wright
November 16, 2010

Health and medicine in colonial environments is one of the newest areas in the history of medicine, but one in which the Caribbean is conspicuously absent. Yet the complex and fascinating history of the Caribbean, borne of the ways European colonialism combined with slavery, indentureship, migrant ...

Financing Medicine The British Experience Since 1750

Financing Medicine: The British Experience Since 1750

1st Edition

Martin Gorsky, Sally Sheard
October 03, 2006

Financing Medicine brings together a collection of essays dealing with the financing of medical care in Britain since the mid-eighteenth century, with a view to addressing two major issues: Why did the funding of the British health system develop in the way it did? What were the ...

The Risks of Medical Innovation Risk Perception and Assessment in Historical Context

The Risks of Medical Innovation: Risk Perception and Assessment in Historical Context

1st Edition

Thomas Schlich, Ulrich Tröhler
December 22, 2005

The risks involved in introducing new drugs and devices are amongst the most discussed issues of modern medicine. Presenting a new way of thinking about these issues, this volume considers risk and medical innovation from a social historical perspective, and studies specific cases of medical ...

Medicine and Colonial Identity

Medicine and Colonial Identity

1st Edition

Bridie Andrews, Mary P. Sutphen
September 02, 2003

Over the last century, identity as an avenue of inquiry has become both an academic growth industry and a problematic category of historical analysis. This volume shows how the study of medicine can provide new insights into colonial identity, and the possibility of accommodating multiple ...

Health Care and Poor Relief in Protestant Europe 1500-1700

Health Care and Poor Relief in Protestant Europe 1500-1700

1st Edition

Andrew Cunningham, Ole Peter Grell
June 12, 1997

The problem of the poor grew in the early modern period as populations rose dramatically and created many extra pressures on the state. In Northern Europe, cities were going through a period of rapid growth and central and local administrations saw considerable expansion. This volume provides an ...

Migrants, Minorities & Health Historical and Contemporary Studies

Migrants, Minorities & Health: Historical and Contemporary Studies

1st Edition

Lara Marks, Michael Worboys
November 01, 2002

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Reassessing Foucault Power, Medicine and the Body

Reassessing Foucault: Power, Medicine and the Body

1st Edition

Colin Jones, Roy Porter
April 30, 1998

Though Foucault is now widely taught in universities, his writings are notoriously difficult. Reassessing Foucault critically examines the implications of his work for students and researchers in a wide range of areas in the social and human sciences. Focusing on the social history of medicine, ...

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