History: Products

  • The Structure of Time book cover

    The Structure of Time

    1st Edition

    By W. H. Newton-Smith

    Originally published in 1980. What is time? How is its structure determined? The enduring controversy about the nature and structure of time has traditionally been a diametrical argument between those who see time as a container into which events are placed, and those for whom time cannot exist…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • Time Devoured: A Materialistic Discussion of Duration book cover

    Time Devoured

    A Materialistic Discussion of Duration, 1st Edition

    By Edmund Parsons

    Originally published in 1964. This lively, challenging book, written with enthusiasm, conviction and clarity, sets out to elucidate the shadowy concept of Time. This involves central philosophical issues, which are vigorously discussed. Also relativity theory, in a clear-cut exposition, is made…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Time

  • Galen: A Thinking Doctor in Imperial Rome book cover

    Galen

    A Thinking Doctor in Imperial Rome, 1st Edition

    By Vivian Nutton

    This volume offers a comprehensive biography of the Roman physician Galen, and explores his activities and ideas as a doctor and intellectual, as well as his reception in later centuries. Nutton’s wide-ranging study surveys Galen's early life and medical education, as well as his later career in…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • Decolonization, Development and Knowledge in Africa: Turning Over a New Leaf book cover

    Decolonization, Development and Knowledge in Africa

    Turning Over a New Leaf, 1st Edition

    By Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni

    This provocative book is anchored on the insurgent and resurgent spirit of decolonization of the twenty-first century. The author calls upon Africa to turn over a new leaf in the domains of politics, economy and knowledge as it frees itself from imperial global designs and global coloniality. With…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Medicine at the Courts of Europe: 1500-1837 book cover

    Medicine at the Courts of Europe

    1500-1837, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian Nutton

    Originally published in 1990, Medicine at the Courts of Europe 1500-1837 is a collection of essays examining the whole range of medical activities in a variety of European courts, from Rome of the Borgias to the Russia of Catherine the Great. It documents the diverse influences of custom, wealth,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Doctors, Bureaucrats, and Public Health in France: 1888-1902 book cover

    Doctors, Bureaucrats, and Public Health in France

    1888-1902, 1st Edition

    By Martha L. Hildreth

    Originally published in 1987 Doctors, Bureaucrats and Public Health in France focuses on crucial period of 1888-1902, arguably considered the creation of the modern medical system in France. Scientific developments, demographic and political concerns sparked unprecedented period of government…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • An Introduction to the History of Medicine: From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century book cover

    An Introduction to the History of Medicine

    From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles Greene Cumston

    Originally published in 1926, An Introduction to the History of Medicine is a compilation of reliable and essential contributions to the subject of the history of medicine. The book looks at the evolution of medicine from the practices in Ancient Egypt, to the medicine of the 16th century, and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Rise of the Medical Profession: A Study of Collective Social Mobility book cover

    The Rise of the Medical Profession

    A Study of Collective Social Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Noel Parry, José Parry

    Originally published in 1976 The Rise of the Medical Profession combines a sociological and historical approach to the rise of the medical profession in England. Sociologically it offers a theoretical framework which for the first time links the study of social mobility and professionalism with the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England book cover

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England

    1st Edition

    By Audrey Eccles

    Originally published in 1982 Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England traces the development of obstetrics and gynaecology over the past two centuries. Between the 16th and 18th century midwifery passed from a female mystery, employing traditional medicines and superstitions, to a…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine book cover

    Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Porter, Andrew Wear

    Originally published in 1987, Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine is a collection of papers surveying and assessing the particular approaches and techniques which have been used in the history of medicine in the past or are still being developed (from the influence of Annales to the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Medical Obituaries: American Physicians' Biographical Notices in Selected Medical Journals before 1907 book cover

    Medical Obituaries

    American Physicians' Biographical Notices in Selected Medical Journals before 1907, 1st Edition

    By Lisabeth M. Holloway

    Originally published in 1981, and then again in 1995, Medical Obituaries is an extensive index begun in the 1960s cataloguing biographical data for American physicians from the 18th and 19th century. The book is an extensive index of American physicians and surgeons and contains an extensive list…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Music and World-Building in the Colonial City: Newcastle, NSW, and its Townships, 1860-1880 book cover

    Music and World-Building in the Colonial City

    Newcastle, NSW, and its Townships, 1860-1880, 1st Edition

    By Helen English

    Music and World-Building in the Colonial City investigates how nineteenth-century migrants to Australia used music as a resource for world-building, focusing on coal-mining regions of New South Wales. It explores how music-making helped British migrants to create communities in unfamiliar country,…

    Hardback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

205Series in History

Product Search