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Volume 83, Number 2, Summer 2009

Table of Contents

Journals under Threat: A Joint Response from History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Editors

pp. viii-x | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0232


The Fielding H. Garrison Lecture: “I Am Their Physician”: Dr. Owen J. Wister of Germantown and His Too Many Patients

pp. 245-270 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0200

An “Epeleptick” Bondswoman: Fits, Slavery, and Power in the Antebellum South

pp. 271-301 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0206

Truth, Trust, and Confidence in Surgery, 1890–1910: Patient Autonomy, Communication, and Consent

pp. 302-330 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0212

Keeping Modern in Medicine: Pharmaceutical Promotion and Physician Education in Postwar America

pp. 331-377 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0218

News and Events

News and Events

pp. 378-379 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0224

Media Reviews

The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry (review)

pp. 380-381 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0230

“Making Visible Embryos” (review)

pp. 381-383 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0236

Proteus: A Nineteenth-Century Vision (review)

pp. 383-384 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0204

Book Reviews

Insomnia: A Cultural History (review)

pp. 385-386 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0210

Aristotele e il cervello: Le teorie del più grande biologo dell’ antichità nella storia del pensiero scientifico (review)

pp. 386-388 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0216

The Latin Alexander Trallianus: The Text and Transmission of a Late Latin Medical Book (review)

pp. 388-389 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0222

Mortal Coil: A Short History of Living Longer (review)

p. 390 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0228

History of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology: With an Epilogue on Psychiatry and the Mind-Body Relation (review)

pp. 391-392 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0234

Food in Shakespeare: Early Modern Dietaries and the Plays (review)

pp. 392-394 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0202

The Sacrificial Body and the Day of Doom: Alchemy and Apocalyptic Discourse in the Protestant Reformation (review)

pp. 394-395 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0208

Leprosy in Premodern Medicine: A Malady of the Whole Body (review)

pp. 396-397 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0214

Harvey e Padova: Atti del convegno celebrativo del quarto centenario della laurea di William Harvey (Padova, 21–22 novembre 2002) (review)

pp. 397-398 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0226

The Salt of the Earth: Natural Philosophy, Medicine, and Chymistry in England, 1650–1750 (review)

pp. 398-399 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0231

Maritime Quarantine: The British Experience, c. 1650–1900 (review)

pp. 399-401 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0237

The Microscope and the Eye: A History of Reflections, 1740–1870 (review)

pp. 401-402 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0205

In Search of a Cure: The Patients of the Ghent Homoeopathic Physician Gustave A. Van den Berghe (1837–1902) (review)

pp. 402-403 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0211

Cholera and Nation: Doctoring the Social Body in Victorian England (review)

pp. 404-405 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0217

Cleansing the City: Sanitary Geographies in Victorian London (review)

pp. 405-406 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0223

Faith in the Great Physician: Suffering and Divine Healing in American Culture, 1860–1900 (review)

pp. 407-408 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0229

Intensely Human: The Health of the Black Soldier in the American Civil War (review)

pp. 408-410 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0235

A History of Multiple Sclerosis (review)

pp. 410-411 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0220

Searching Eyes: Privacy, the State, and Disease Surveillance in America (review)

pp. 411-412 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0203

L’organisation sanitaire en Tunisie sous le Protectorat français (1881–1956): Un bilan ambigu et contrasté (review)

pp. 413-414 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0209

A History of Disability in Nineteenth-Century Scotland (review)

pp. 414-415 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0215

Postcolonial Disorders (review)

pp. 415-417 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0221

Heredity and Hope: The Case for Genetic Screening (review)

pp. 417-418 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0227

Flesh and Blood: Organ Transplantation and Blood Transfusion in Twentieth-Century America (review)

pp. 418-420 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0233

Community Health Centers: A Movement and the People Who Made It Happen (review)

pp. 420-421 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0201

Low Income, Social Growth, and Good Health: A History of Twelve Countries (review)

pp. 421-423 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0207

Suffering in the Land of Sunshine: A Los Angeles Illness Narrative (review)

pp. 423-424 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0213

Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 425-426 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0219

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 427-430 | DOI: 10.1353/bhm.0.0225

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