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  • Menstruation and Procreation in Early Modern France

    1st Edition

    By Cathy McClive

    Early modern bodies, particularly menstruating and pregnant bodies, were not stable signifiers. Menstruation and Procreation in Early Modern France presents the first full-length discussion of menstruation and its uncertain connections with embodied sex, gender and reproduction in early modern…

    Hardback – 2015-03-28
    Routledge

  • The Asylum as Utopia

    W.A.F. Browne and the Mid-Nineteenth Century Consolidation of Psychiatry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Scull

    What Asylums Were, Are, and Ought to Be, first published in 1837, was of considerable significance in the history of lunacy reform in Britain. It contains perhaps the single most influential portrait by a medical author of the horrors of the traditional madhouse system. Its powerful and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-16
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Prevention of Tuberculosis (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    First published in 1908, this book presents a study of tuberculosis. It looks first at its causes, before examining how the problem of mortality from illness had already been reduced. The third part of the book then focuses on measures for reducing and annihilating tuberculosis altogether. Being…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Story of Modern Preventive Medicine (Routledge Revivals)

    Being a Continuation of the Evolution of Preventive Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    First published in 1929, this book is a continuation of Arthur Newsholme’s Evolution of Preventive Medicine, published in 1927, which was concerned with the possibilities in progress of prevention of disease, up to the middle of the nineteenth century. The current volume focuses on the modern…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Studies: Volume 1

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease, 1st Edition

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    First published in 1931, this book is the first of three volumes that describe the circumstances of medical work in several European countries at that time. Together, the three books look at public administration, local and national, in relation to the prevention of disease. This first volume…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

  • International Studies: Volume 2

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease, 1st Edition

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    First published in 1931, this book is the second of a three volume set which focuses on medical work, and in particular, public administration in relation to the prevention of disease. This volume focuses on the medical circumstances of Belgium, France, Italy, Jugo-Slavia, Hungary, Poland and…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

  • International Studies: Volume 3

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease, 1st Edition

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    First published in 1931, this book is the third of a three volume set which focuses on medical work, and in particular, public administration in relation to the prevention of disease. This volume provides the most in depth account of the countries it surveys: England and Wales, Scotland, and…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

  • Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Frances Garrett

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • The Fate of Anatomical Collections

    1st Edition

    By Rina Knoeff, Robert Zwijnenberg

    Almost every medical faculty possesses anatomical and/or pathological collections: human and animal preparations, wax- and other models, as well as drawings, photographs, documents and archives relating to them. In many institutions these collections are well-preserved, but in others they are…

    Hardback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Sanitation, Latrines and Intestinal Parasites in Past Populations

    1st Edition

    By Piers D. Mitchell

    Sanitation and intestinal health is something we often take for granted today. However, people living in many regions of the developing world still suffer with debilitating diseases due to the lack of sanitation. Despite its clear impact upon health in modern times, sanitation in past populations…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28
    Routledge

  • The Ministry of Health (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    First published in 1925, this book explores public health and its administration. It looks at both local and central health administration and surveys the various departments including The Board of Education and The Home Office. The book discusses motives, principles, and results of reform in the…

    Hardback – 2015-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Last Thirty Years in Public Health (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    First published in 1936, this book is a continuation of Sir Arthur Newsholme’s Fifty Years in Public Health and covers a wide variety of topics in relation to the subject. It is in part autobiographical as the author recollects and reflects upon his experiences of the system. The book is divided…

    Hardback – 2015-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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