restricted access   Volume 57, Number 2, April 2002

Table of Contents

From: Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

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Recent Dissertations in the History of Medicine

pp. 218-221

Notes on Contributors

pp. 245-246


Women's Trials: The Approval of the First Oral Contraceptive Pill in the United States and Great Britain

pp. 117-160

Why Did Humphry Davy and Associates Not Pursue the Pain-Alleviating Effects of Nitrous Oxide?

pp. 161-176

Disease and Its Impact on Politics, Diplomacy, and the Military: The Case of Smallpox and the Manchus (1613-1795)

pp. 177-197

The Marvelous Network and the History of Enquiry into Its Function

pp. 198-217

Book Reviews

Regulating Menstruation: Beliefs, Practices, Interpretations (review)

pp. 222-223

The Science of Man in Ancient Greece (review)

pp. 223-224

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Religion, War, Famine and Death in Reformation Europe (review)

pp. 225-226

The Royal Doctors 1485-1714: Medical Personnel at the Tudor and Stuart Courts (review)

pp. 226-228

Race and Aesthetics in the Anthropology of Petrus Camper (1722-1789) (review)

pp. 228-229

Climates and Constitutions: Health, Race, Environment and British Imperialism in India 1600-1850 (review)

pp. 229-231

Sparks of Life: Darwinism and the Victorian Debates over Spontaneous Generation (review)

pp. 231-232

Spreading Germs: Disease Theories and Medical Practice in Britain, 1865-1900 (review)

pp. 232-234

Long Night's Journey into Day: Prisoners of War in Hong Kong and Japan, 1941-1945 (review)

pp. 234-236

In Therapy We Trust: America's Obsession with Self-Fulfillment (review)

pp. 236-238

Major Problems in the History of American Medicine and Public Health (review)

pp. 238-239

Ways of Knowing: A New History of Science, Technology and Medicine (review)

pp. 239-241

Books Received

pp. 242-244