Clio Medica

Edited by Brian Dolan et al.

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0045-7183
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Edited by Megan J. Coyer and David E. Shuttleton

Scottish Medicine and Literary Culture, 1726–1832 examines the ramifications of Scottish medicine for literary culture within Scotland, throughout Britain, and across the transatlantic world. The contributors take an informed historicist approach in examining the cultural, geographical,...
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Volume: 
94
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042038912
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by Angelique Richardson

‘What is emotion?’ pondered the young Charles Darwin in his notebooks. How were the emotions to be placed in an evolutionary framework? And what light might they shed on human-animal continuities? These were among the questions Darwin explored in his research, assisted both by an...
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Volume: 
93
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042037472
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January 2013

Yolanda Eraso

Motherhood holds a special place in Argentinian culture. Representing Argentinian Mothers examines the historical intersections of medicine and culture that have underpinned the representations of motherhood during the first half of the twentieth century. From the emergence of a medicalised...
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Volume: 
92
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042037045
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January 2013

Christi Sumich

Divine Doctors and Dreadful Distempers examines the discourse of seventeenth-century English physicians to demonstrate that physicians utilized cultural attitudes and beliefs to create medical theory. They meshed moralism with medicine to self-fashion an image of themselves as knowledgeable...
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Volume: 
91
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042036888
Publication date: 
January 2013

Mary Elene Wood

How do you write your life story when readers expect you not to make sense? How do you write a case history that makes sense when, face to face with schizophrenia, your ability to tell a diagnostic story begins to fall apart? This book examines work in several genres of life writing–...
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Volume: 
90
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042036840
Publication date: 
January 2013

James Shaw and Evelyn Welch

What did you do when you fell ill in fifteenth-century Florence? How did you get the medicines that you needed at a price you could afford? What would you find when you entered an apothecary’s shop? This richly detailed study of the Speziale al Giglio in Florence provides surprising answers...
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Volume: 
89
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042031562
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January 2011

Heather Wolffram

Leading the reader through the darkened séance rooms and laboratories of Imperial and inter-war Germany, The Stepchildren of Science casts light on the emergence of psychical research and parapsychology in the German context. It looks, in particular, at the role of the psychiatrist Albert...
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Volume: 
88
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042027282
Publication date: 
January 2009

Galina Kichigina

Following a humiliating defeat in the Crimean War, the Russian Empire found herself exposed due to major deficiencies in her infrastructure. To gain from European scientific, technical and educational advancements, the Russian Government began to permit studies abroad and relaxed censorship,...
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Volume: 
87
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042026582
Publication date: 
January 2009

Edited by Graham Mooney and Jonathan Reinarz

Visiting relatives and friends in medical institutions is a common practice in all corners of the world. People probably go into hospitals as a visitor more frequently than they do as a patient. Permeable Walls is the first book devoted to the history of hospital and asylum visiting and deflects...
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Volume: 
86
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042025998
Publication date: 
January 2009

Gayle Davis

Against a backdrop of contemporary social and sexual concerns, and potent fears surrounding the moral and physical ‘degeneration’ of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century society, ‘The Cruel Madness of Love’ explores a critical period in the developing relationship...
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Volume: 
85
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042024632
Publication date: 
January 2008

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