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  • Poison, Medicine, and Disease in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Frederick W Gibbs

    This book presents a uniquely broad and pioneering history of premodern toxicology by exploring how late medieval and early modern (c. 1200–1600) physicians discussed the relationship between poison, medicine, and disease. Drawing from a wide range of medical and natural philosophical texts—with an…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02

  • Medicine in Modern Britain 1780-1950

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Brunton

    Medicine in Modern Britain 1780–1950 provides an introduction to the development of medicine – scientific and heterodox, domestic and professional – in Britain from the end of the early modern period and through modern times. Divided thematically, each chapter within this book addresses a different…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23
    Seminar Studies

  • History, Memory and Public Life

    The Past in the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Maerker, Simon Sleight, Adam Sutcliffe

    History, Memory and Public Life introduces readers to key themes in the study of historical memory and its significance by considering the role of historical expertise and understanding in contemporary public reflection on the past. Divided into two parts, the book addresses both the theoretical…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04

  • Health and Welfare in St. Petersburg, 1900–1941

    Protecting the Collective, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Williams

    In the first book to chart late Imperial and Soviet health policy and its impact on the health of the collective in Russia’s former capital and second "regime" city, Christopher Williams argues that in pre-revolutionary St. Petersburg radical sections of the medical profession and the Bolsheviks…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • An Autobibliography by John Caius

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian Nutton

    John Caius (1510–1573), second founder of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, was an English scholar with an international reputation in his lifetime as a naturalist, historian and medical writer. His Autobibliography is a major contribution to the history of English culture in the middle years…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge Early Modern Translations

  • Medicine, Health and Being Human

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lesa Scholl

    Medicine, Health and Being Human begins a conversation to explore how the medical has defined us: that is, the ways in which perspectives of medicine and health have affected cultural understandings of what it means to be human. With chapters that span from the early modern period through to the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • It All Depends on the Dose

    Poisons and Medicines in European History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ole Peter Grell, Andrew Cunningham, Jon Arrizabalaga

    This is the first volume to take a broad historical sweep of the close relation between medicines and poisons in the Western tradition, and their interconnectedness. They are like two ends of a spectrum, for the same natural material can be medicine or poison, depending on the dose, and poisons can…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Piety and Patienthood in Medieval Islam

    1st Edition

    By Ahmed Ragab

    How did pious medieval Muslims experience health and disease? Rooted in the prophet’s experiences with medicine and healing, Muslim pietistic literature developed cosmologies in which physical suffering and medical interventions interacted with religious obligations and spiritual health. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerald Podair, Darren Dochuk

    The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States is a comprehensive introduction to the most important trends and developments in the study of modern United States history. Driven by interdisciplinary scholarship, the thirty-four original chapters underscore the vast range of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge Histories

  • An Urban History of The Plague

    Socio-Economic, Political and Medical Impacts in a Scottish Community, 1500–1650, 1st Edition

    By Karen Jillings

    As a medical, economic, spiritual and demographic crisis, plague affected practically every aspect of an early modern community whether on a local, regional or national scale. Its study therefore affords opportunities for the reassessment of many aspects of the pre-modern world. This book examines…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Doctor of Society

    Tom Beddoes and the Sick Trade in Late-Enlightenment England, 1st Edition

    By Roy Porter

    First published in 1992, this book explores how we come to hold our present attitudes towards health, sickness and the medical profession. Roy Porter argues that the outlook of the age of Enlightenment was crucially important in the creation of modern thinking about disease, doctors and society. To…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare

  • The British National Health Service

    State Intervention in the Medical Marketplace, 1911-1948, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Schildein Grimes

    First published in 1991, this book charts the inception of the British National Health Service from 1911 to 1948. It pays specific attention to the struggle of doctors to achieve work control in the medical marketplace during this turbulent time. With particular focus on the medical profession, it…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare

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