History of Medicine Products

  • The Minoan Body

    A Somatic Approach to Social, Economic and Political Change in Bronze Age Crete, 1st Edition

    By Anna Simandiraki-Grimshaw

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 

  • Educational Standards for Nurses

    With Other Addresses on Nursing Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Isabel Hampton Robb

    Originally published in 1907, this title was one of several influential textbooks on nursing written by Isabel Hampton Robb, a nursing theorist. The first superintendent of nurses at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing she helped to found key organizations for nurses in the USA. Her work in nursing has…

    Paperback – 2020-03-14 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Faith, Medical Alchemy and Natural Philosophy

    Johann Moriaen, Reformed Intelligencer and the Hartlib Circle, 1st Edition

    By John T. Young

    Published in 1998, this is a fundamental re-assessment of the world-view of the alchemists, natural philosophers and intelligencers of the mid 17th century. Based almost entirely upon the extensive and hitherto little-researched manuscript archive of Samuel Hartlib, it charts and contextualises the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Battle for Health

    A Political History of the Socialist Medical Association, 1930–51, 1st Edition

    By John Stewart

    First published in 1999, this is the first scholarly study of the Socialist Medical Association (SMA), an organisation of left-wing medical practitioners founded in 1930 and affiliated to the Labour Party in the following year. The SMA’s aim was a free, comprehensive, and universal state medical…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Death Ritual and Bereavement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Houlbrooke

    Originally published in 1989, Death, Ritual and Bereavement examines the social history of death and dying from 1500 to the 1930s. This edited collection focuses on the death-bed, funerals, burials, mourning customs, and the expression of grief. The essays throw fresh light on developments which…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Medicine and Justice

    Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914, 1st Edition

    By Katherine D. Watson

    This monograph makes a major new contribution to the historiography of criminal justice in England and Wales by focusing on the intersection of the history of law and crime with medical history. It does this through the lens provided by one group of historical actors, medical professionals who gave…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Routledge Revivals: Medieval Science, Technology and Medicine (2006)

    An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas F. Glick, Steven J. Livesey, Faith Wallis

    First published in 2005, this encyclopedia demonstrates that the millennium from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance was a period of great intellectual and practical achievement and innovation. In Europe, the Islamic world, South and East Asia, and the Americas, individuals built on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Supernatural Encounters

    Demons and the Restless Dead in Medieval England, c.1050–1450, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Gordon

    The belief in the reality of demons and the restless dead formed a central facet of the medieval worldview. Whether a pestilent-spreading corpse mobilised by the devil, a purgatorial spirit returning to earth to ask for suffrage, or a shape-shifting demon intent on crushing its victims as they…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Tuberculosis - The Singapore Experience, 1867-2018

    Disease, Society and the State, 1st Edition

    By Kah Seng Loh, Li Yang Hsu

    Through a rich account of tuberculosis in Singapore from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day, this book charts the relationship between disease, society and the state, outlining the struggles of colonial and post-colonial governments to cope with widespread disease and to establish…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Gaspare Tagliacozzi and Early Modern Surgery

    Faces, Men, and Pain, 1st Edition

    By Paolo Savoia

    This book uses the work of Bolognese physician and anatomist Gaspare Tagliacozzi to explore the social and cultural history of early modern surgery; it discusses how Italian and European surgeons‘ attitudes to health and beauty, and how patients‘ gender shaped views on the public appearance of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    The Body in the City

  • Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history of the marked body in the early modern period, this interdisciplinary study examines multiple forms, uses, and meanings of corporeal inscription and impression in France and the French Atlantic from the late sixteenth through early…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20 

  • Bodies of Information

    Reading the VariAble Body from Roman Britain to Hip Hop, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Mounsey, Stan Booth

    Bodies of Information initiates the Routledge Advances in the History of Bioethics series by encompassing interdisciplinary Bioethical discussions on a wide range of descriptions of bodies in relation to their contexts from varying perspectives: including literary analysis, sociology, criminology,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge Advances in the History of Bioethics

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