Books in category Medical – History

  • The President Is a Sick Man

    The President Is a Sick Man
    Matthew Algeo

    This is the first full account of the disappearance of Grover Cleveland during that summer more than a century ago.

  • A Pest in the Land

    A Pest in the Land
    Suzanne Austin Alchon

    Whereas many late twentieth century scholars blamed the catastrophic decline of postconquest native populations on the introduction of previously unknown infections from the Old World, Alchon argues that the experiences of native peoples in …

  • Hunting the 1918 Flu

    Hunting the 1918 Flu
    Kirsty Duncan

    Another theme of the book is the author's growing love for Svalbard and its people.

  • Oxford Textbook of Infectious Disease Control

    Oxford Textbook of Infectious Disease Control
    Andrew Cliff, Matthew Smallman-Raynor

    This text discusses the issues of geographical spread of human communicable diseases.

  • Hysterical Men

    Hysterical Men
    Mark S MICALE

    This book boldly challenges this triumphant vision of the stable and secure male by examining the central role played by modern science and medicine in constructing and sustaining it.

  • Andere anatomische Anekdoten

    Andere anatomische Anekdoten
    Helmut Wicht

    Der Autor ist ein Anatom, dem so mancherlei durch den Kopf geht, und eh' er es vergisst, schreibt er's auf.

  • The Eclipse of the State Mental Hospital

    The Eclipse of the State Mental Hospital
    George W. Dowdall

    Examines the origins, recent history, and future of state hospitals.

  • Love on the Rocks

    Love on the Rocks
    Lori Rotskoff

    A cultural history of drinking and alcoholism from Prohibition to the mid-1960s, focusing on how gender norms and ideologies of marriage shaped Americans' views and experiences of drinking.

  • Die Regierung der Gesundheit

    Die Regierung der Gesundheit
    Irene Poczka

    Irene Poczka betrachtet diese als Regierungsweisen, die schlie├člich auch die politischen Techniken beeinflussten, mit denen die Gesundheit der Bev├Âlkerungen reguliert werden sollte. Sie stellt fest: Im Europa des 19.

  • Terrors of the Table

    Terrors of the Table
    Walter Gratzer

    Walter Gratzer tells the tale of nutrition's heroes, heroines and charlatans with characteristic crispness and verve.

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