Volume 84, Number 1, Spring 2010

Table of Contents

Articles

  Decline and Decadence in Iraq and Syria after the Age of Avicenna?: 'Abd al-Laṭīf al-Baghdādī (1162-1231) between Myth and History

pp. 1-29
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  In the Balance: Weighing Babies and the Birth of the Infant Welfare Clinic

pp. 30-57
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"Suitable Care of the African When Afflicted With Insanity": Race, Madness, and Social Order in Comparative Perspective

pp. 58-91
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Questioning the Medical Fringe: The "Cultural Doxy" of Catholic Hydropathy in Belgium, 1890-1914

pp. 92-119
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Book Reviews

Astro-Medicine: Astrology and Medicine, East and West (review)

pp. 120-121
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Health and Healing from the Medieval Garden (review)

pp. 121-122
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Wonderful Blood: Theology and Practice in Late Medieval Northern Germany and Beyond (review)

pp. 122-123
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Women, Medicine and Theatre, 1500-1750: Literary Mountebanks and Performing Quacks (review)

pp. 124-125
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The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution (review)

pp. 125-126
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Sir Thomas Browne: The World Proposed (review)

pp. 126-127
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Social Histories of Disability and Deformity (review)

pp. 128-129
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Medical Theory and Therapeutic Practice in the Eighteenth Century: A Transatlantic Perspective (review)

pp. 130-131
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Les corps vils: Expérimenter sur les êtres humains aux XVIIIe et XIXesiècles (review)

pp. 131-132
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An der Wende zur Moderne: Die hessischen Hohen Hospitäler im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert (review)

pp. 132-134
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The Great Lead Water Pipe Disaster (review)

pp. 134-135
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Healing Traditions: African Medicine, Cultural Exchange, and Competition in South Africa, 1820-1948 (review)

pp. 136-137
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Attending Madness: At Work in the Australian Colonial Asylum (review)

pp. 137-139
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Not Quite White: White Trash and the Boundaries of Whiteness (review)

pp. 139-140
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Reforming Medical Education: The University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1880-1920 (review)

pp. 140-142
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Humanity's Burden: A Global History of Malaria (review)

pp. 142-143
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War and Disease: Biomedical Research on Malaria in the Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 143-144
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Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative (review)

pp. 145-146
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Self, Senility, and Alzheimer's Disease in Modern America: A History (review)

pp. 146-148
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Mary Breckinridge: The Frontier Nursing Service and Rural Health in Appalachia (review)

pp. 148-149
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Health and Zionism: The Israeli Health Care System, 1948-1960 (review)

pp. 149-151
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Under the Radar: Cancer and the Cold War, and: Contested Medicine: Cancer Research and the Military (review)

pp. 151-154
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Observing Bioethics (review)

pp. 155-156
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Book Notes

Book Notes

p. 157
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Books Received

Books Received

pp. 158-162
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