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  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Lovell Beddoes

    1st Edition

    By Ute Berns

    Edited by Michael Bradshaw

    Bringing together eminent scholars and emerging critics who offer a range of perspectives and critical methods, this collection sets a new standard in Beddoes criticism. In line with the goals of Ashgate's Research Companion series, the editors and contributors provide an overview of Beddoes's…

    Hardback – 2007-08-28
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • A Bibliography of Medical and Biomedical Biography

    3rd Edition

    By Leslie T. Morton, Robert J. Moore

    This new third edition of A Bibliography of Medical and Biomedical Biography details readily available sources of information in the English language on significant figures in the history of medicine and the biomedical sciences. Archival collections are also noted and a representative selection of…

    Hardback – 2005-02-28

  • Veterinary Medicine

    A Guide to Historical Sources, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Hunter

    Veterinary medicine has long been recognized as one of the more neglected areas of medical history. One of the main stumbling blocks to research is the lack of comprehensive information regarding the survival and availability of primary source material. Veterinary Medicine: A Guide to Historical…

    Hardback – 2004-06-15
    Studies in British Business Archives

  • The Pharmaceutical Industry

    A Guide to Historical Records, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Richmond, Julie Stevenson

    The pharmaceutical industry has changed beyond all recognition in the past 100 years. The modern industry is constantly in the news as new breakthroughs in medical treatment are announced, often provoking ethical and social debates about the implications of new technologies. This volume facilitates…

    Hardback – 2003-06-25
    Studies in British Business Archives

  • Companion Encyclopedia of Medicine in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Cooter, John Pickstone

    During the twentieth century, medicine has been radically transformed and powerfully transformative. In 1900, western medicine was important to philanthropy and public health, but it was marginal to the state, the industrial economy and the welfare of most individuals. It is now central to these…

    Paperback – 2002-12-26

  • Writings on Medicine

    Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 4, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Forman Cody

    The four works in this volume are the only known exclusively medical texts written by women during the Restoration. Their importance is denoted by their dramatic challenge to the generalisations once made about medical practice and female healers in this period. Jane Sharp's The Midwives Book was…

    Hardback – 2002-03-12
    The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works & Printed Writings, 1641-1700: Series II, Part One

  • Dangerous Sexualities

    Medico-Moral Politics in England Since 1830, 2nd Edition

    By Frank Mort

    Dangerous Sexualities takes a look at how our ideas of health and disease are linked to moral and immoral notions of sex. Beginning in the 1830s, Frank Mort relates his social historical narratives to the sexual choices and possibilities facing us now.This long-awaited second edition has been…

    Paperback – 2000-01-20

  • Water-Supply and Public Health Engineering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Denis Smith

    This volume traces the evolution of the concept of Public Health and reveals the importance of political will and public spending in this field of civil engineering. Design, construction, operation and maintenance of water-supply and main drainage works are discussed. The period covered extends…

    Hardback – 1999-03-31
    Studies in the History of Civil Engineering

  • The Common Lot

    Sickness, Medical Occupations and the Urban Poor in Early Modern England, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Pelling

    This important collection of Margaret Pelling's essays brings together her key studies of health, medicine and poverty in Tudor and Stuart England - including a number published here for the first time. They show that - then as now - health and medical care were everyday obsessions of ordinary…

    Paperback – 1998-06-10

  • Biological Consequences of the European Expansion, 1450–1800

    1st Edition

    By Stephen V. Beck

    Edited by Kenneth F. Kiple

    ’Wherever the European has trod, death seems to pursue the aboriginal.’ So wrote Charles Darwin in 1836. Though there has been considerable discussion concerning their precise demographic impact, reflected in the articles here, there is no doubt that the arrival of new diseases with the Europeans (…

    Hardback – 1997-10-16
    An Expanding World: The European Impact on World History, 1450 to 1800

  • Health and Society in Twentieth Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By Helen Jones

    Few things tell us more of a nation's general well-being than the development of the life-expectancy of its citizens; the rising standards of health that they come to demand; and how evenly that improvement is shared throughout society. Helen Jones examines the record of twentieth-century Britain…

    Paperback – 1994-02-28
    Themes In British Social History

  • Companion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter

    This is a comprehensive reference work which surveys all aspects of the history of medicine, both clinical and social, and reflects the complementary approaches to the discipline. The editors have assembled an international team of scholars to provide detailed and informative factual surveys with…

    Hardback – 1993-10-07
    Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

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