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Warwick Anderson teaches history of medicine in the History and Philosophy of Science Department at the University of Melbourne, Parkville 3052, Australia (e-mail: His research interests include colonialism and public health, biomedical notions of race, and the aesthetics of embodiment in twentieth-century health education. His article on the poetics of pollution has appeared in the Spring 1995 issue of Critical Inquiry. On Fridays he works as a medical doctor.

John C. Burnham is Professor of History and of Psychiatry at The Ohio State University, 106 Dulles Hall, 230 West 17th Avenue, Columbus OH 43210-1367 (e-mail: His books include Jelliffe: American Psychoanalyst and Physician (1983) and How Superstition Won and Science Lost: Popularizing Science and Health in the United States (1987).

Luke Demaitre has published books and articles about various aspects of medieval medicine. His current research interests include uroscopy, scholastic principles of diagnostics and prognostication, and the vernacularization of medical learning. He is also examining the pathologies of leprosy in Latin texts, and writing a comprehensive study of the treatment of the disease by premodern physicians. His address is 238 Hunters Road, Washington, VA 22747.

Mark Harrison is Senior Lecturer and Wellcome Research Fellow in the History of Medicine at Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield S10 2BP, England. He is author of Public Health in British India: Anglo-Indian Preventive Medicine, 1859–1914 (1994), and numerous articles on medicine and imperialism. He continues to research Anglo-Indian medicine but for the last few years has been publishing on medicine and war, and is currently completing a monograph entitled Medicine and Britis h Warfare, 1898–1918.


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