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Instrumental Intimacy: EEG Wearables and Neuroscientific Control

by Melissa M Littlefield Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/2018
ISBN:
9781421424651
Format:
Hbk 176 pages

From Fitbits to GPS trackers, wearables promise to help us understand and improve ourselves in quantified ways. We count our steps,...

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Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle against Filth and Germs

by David S Barnes Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
01/2018
ISBN:
9781421425658
Format:
Pb+ 328 pages

Late in the summer of 1880, a wave of odors enveloped large portions of Paris. As the stench lingered, outraged residents feared...

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Rethinking modern prostheses in Anglo-American commodity cultures, 1820–1939

by Claire Jones Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
04/2017
ISBN:
9781526101426
Format:
Hbk 216 pages

A collection of essays examining the development and commodification of prostheses in Britain and America that occurred during...

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Recycling the disabled: Army, medicine, and modernity in WWI Germany

by Heather Perry Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
01/2017
ISBN:
9781526106773
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

Examines the "medical organisation" of Imperial Germany for total war

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Leprosy and colonialism: Suriname under Dutch rule, 1750–1950

by Stephen Snelders Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9781526112996
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Leprosy and colonialism investigates the history of leprosy in Suriname within the context of Dutch colonial power and racial...

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Conserving health in early modern culture: Bodies and environments in Italy and England

by Sandra Cavallo and Tessa Storey Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
07/2017
ISBN:
9781526113474
Format:
Hbk 344 pages

Conserving Health brings together scholarship from across the disciplinary spectrum to illustrate the role of preventive culture...

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Payment and philanthropy in British healthcare, 1918–48

by George Gosling Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
02/2017
ISBN:
9781526114327
Format:
Hbk 240 pages

Examines how commercial medicine operated before the foundation of the NHS, and how this could be compatible with a system based...

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Medical misadventure in an age of professionalisation, 1780–1890

by Alannah Tomkins Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
07/2017
ISBN:
9781526116079
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

Medical Misadventure considers the doctors whose careers were disrupted or entirely derailed by misfortune, ineptitude, or temptation...

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Fools and idiots?: Intellectual disability in the Middle Ages

by Irina Metzler Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
03/2018
ISBN:
9780719096372
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

Combines modern and medieval approaches to intellectual disability, and engages with a very wide range of sources in order to...

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Mediterranean quarantines, 1750–1914: Space, identity and power

by John Chircop and Francisco Martinez Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
03/2018
ISBN:
9781526115546
Format:
Hbk 336 pages

This volume provides new perspectives on the modern history of quarantine in various locations across the European and Islamic...

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Migrant architects of the NHS: South Asian doctors and the reinvention of British general practice (1940s-1980s)

by Julian Simpson Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
02/2018
ISBN:
9781784991302
Format:
Hbk 336 pages

Migrant Architects is the first book to assess the impact of the migration of doctors from the Indian subcontinent on postwar...

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Marrow of Tragedy: The Health Crisis of the American Civil War

by Margaret Humphreys Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9781421422770
Format:
Pb+ 400 pages

The Civil War was the greatest health disaster the United States has ever experienced, killing more than a million Americans and...

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Pioneers Of Medicine Without A Nobel Prize

by Gilbert R Thompson Imperial College Press
Pub Date:
04/2014
ISBN:
9781783263844
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Pb+ 296 pages

This book brings together in one volume fifteen discoveries that have had a major impact upon medical science and the practice...

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Wolf Prize In Medicine 1978-2008 (In 2 Volumes, With Cd-rom)

by John B Gurdon World Scientific
Pub Date:
03/2012
ISBN:
9789814291736
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Hbk 1268 pages

This volume provides a historical account of the recipients of the Wolf Prize in Medicine and includes their curriculum vitae...

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Surgical Revolutions: A Historical And Philosophical View

by Luis H Toledo-pereyra World Scientific
Pub Date:
07/2011
ISBN:
9789814329620
Format:
Hbk 208 pages

Many surgical revolutions distinguish the history and evolution of surgery. Some are small, others more dominant, but each revolution...

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