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  Volume 86, Number 4, Winter 2012

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Modern Airs, Waters, and Places

Guest Editors: Alison Bashford and Sarah W. Tracy


Introduction: Modern Airs, Waters, and Places

pp. 495-514

Earthsickness: Circumnavigation and the Terrestrial Human Body, 1520–1800

pp. 515-542

Medical Climatology in France: The Persistence of Neo-Hippocratic Ideas in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

pp. 543-563

Changing Climate, Human Evolution, and the Revival of Environmental Determinism

pp. 564-595

Anticolonial Climates: Physiology, Ecology, and Global Population, 1920s–1950s

pp. 596-626

The Physiology of Extremes: Ancel Keys and the International High Altitude Expedition of 1935

pp. 627-660

Epilogue: Airs, Waters, Places. A Status Report

pp. 661-670

News and Events

pp. 671-673

Book Reviews

The Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine (review)

pp. 674-676

Dangerous Trade: Histories of Industrial Hazard Across a Globalizing World (review)

pp. 676-677

Making and Marketing Medicine in Renaissance Florence (review)

pp. 677-679

Gender, Honor, and Charity in Late Renaissance Florence (review)

pp. 679-681

Medicine, Government and Public Health in Philip II’s Spain: Shared Interests, Competing Authorities (review)

pp. 681-683

Physick and the Family: Health, Medicine, and Care in Wales, 1600–1750 (review)

pp. 683-684

For the Health of the Enslaved: Slaves, Medicine and Power in the Danish West Indies, 1803–1848 (review)

pp. 685-686

Nursing before Nightingale, 1815–1899 (review)

pp. 686-687

Notes on Nightingale: The Influence and Legacy of a Nursing Icon (review)

pp. 687-689

The Doctor Dissected: A Cultural Autopsy of the Burke and Hare Murders (review)

pp. 690-691

A History of the Birth Control Movement in America (review)

pp. 692-693

Networks in Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty, 1890–1930 (review)

pp. 693-694

Medizin und Nationalsozialismus: Bilanz und Perspektiven der Forschung (review)

pp. 694-696

The Republic of Therapy: Triage and Sovereignty in West Africa’s Time of AIDS (review)

pp. 697-698

Books Received

pp. 699-703

Subject and Author Index

pp. 704-710

Volume 86: 2012

pp. 711-715

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