Social History of Medicine 32 (2019), 1

Social History of Medicine 32 (2019), 1.

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Society for the Social History of Medicine Helen King, Roger Davidson
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Society for the Social History of Medicine Helen King, Roger Davidson

Social History of Medicine is concerned with all aspects of health, illness, and medical treatment in the past. It is committed to publishing work on the social history of medicine from a variety of disciplines. The journal offers its readers substantive and lively articles on a variety of themes, critical assessments of archives and sources, conference reports, up-to-date information on research in progress, a discussion point on topics of current controversy and concern, review articles, and wide-ranging book reviews.

Original Articles

‘Quick to say Quack’. Medicinal Secrets from the Household to the Apothecary’s Shop in Eighteenth-century Venice
Sabrina Minuzzi

Managing Uncertainty and Privatising Apprenticeship: Status and Relationships in English Medicine, 1500–1900
Margaret Pelling

‘The Grand Organ of Sympathy’: ‘Fashionable’ Stomach Complaints and the Mind in Britain, 1700–1850
James Kennaway; Jonathan Andrews

‘We Yet Survive’: Physician Patient Relationships and the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1853
Lindsay Rae Privette

Reinvented Places: ‘Tradition’, ‘Family Care’ and Psychiatric Institutions in Japan
Susan L Burns

The Medical Debate about Prostitution and Venereal Diseases in Yugoslavia (1918–1941)
Stefano Petrungaro

Combating Canine ‘Visiting Cards’: Public Hygiene and the Management of Dog Mess in Paris since the 1920s
Chris Pearson

Cosmetic Surgery on Trial: How the Dujarier Case Impacted its Practice and Structure in France during the Interwar Period
Yannick Le Hénaff

Book Reviews

Sandra Cavallo and Tessa Storey (eds), Conserving Health in Early Modern Culture: Bodies and environments in Italy and England
Jennifer Evans

Soyoung Suh, Naming the Local: Medicine, Language, and Identity in Korea since the Fifteenth Century
Sixiang Wang

Sari Altschuler, The Medical Imagination: Literature and Health in the Early United States
Lisa Kerr Dunn

Rana Hogarth, Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780–1840
Stephen C Kenny

Alannah Tomkins, Medical Misadventure in an Age of Professionalisation, 1780–1890
Alison Moulds

Markku Hokkanen, Medicine, Mobility and the Empire: Nyasaland Networks, 1859–1960
Tiffany F Jones

Janet E. Croon (ed.), The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham
Susan-Mary Grant

Alastair Robson, Unrecognised by the World at Large: A Biography of Dr Henry Parse MD, Physician to the Hatton Asylum, Warwick
Leonard Smith

Julie Parle and Vanessa Noble, The People’s Hospital: A History of McCords, Durban, 1890s–1970s
Barbra Mann Wall

María Isabel Porras Gallo, María José Báguena Cervellera, Mariano Ayarzagüena Sanz, and Noelia Maria Martín Espinosa (eds), La erradicación y el control de las enfermedades infecciosas
Josep L Barona

Paul U. Unschuld and Bridie J. Andrews (trans), Traditional Chinese Medicine: Heritage and Adaptation
Melissa S Dale

Susan Bartlett Foote, The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946–1954
Kathleen M Brian

Isabel M. Córdova, Pushing in Silence: Modernizing Puerto Rico and the Medicalization of Childbirth
Linda C Magaña

Michael Dwyer, Strangling Angel: Diphtheria and Childhood Immunization in Ireland
Oisín Wall

Julian M. Simpson, Migrant Architects of the NHS: South Asian Doctors and the Reinvention of British General Practice (1940s–1980s)
David Wright

Ann Shaw, Searching for Sully—Our Stories
Karen Rushton

Robert A. Wilson, The Eugenic Mind Project
Erica Dyck

Alan Whiteside, HIV & AIDS: A Very Short Introduction
Hannah J Elizabeth

Rob Boddice, The History of Emotions
Jennifer Crane



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