Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 57.3, July 2002

Contents

Articles

    Geier, David.
    Geier, Mark.
  • The True Story of Pertussis Vaccination: A Sordid Legacy?
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    Subject Headings:
    • Whooping cough -- United States -- Prevention -- History -- 20th century.
    • Pertussis vaccines -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Mark, Samuel (Samuel EuGene)
  • Alexander the Great, Seafaring, and the Spread of Leprosy
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    Subject Headings:
    • Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C.
    • Leprosy -- Egypt -- History.
    • Leprosy -- Mediterranean Region -- Epidemiology -- History.
    Compton, Michael T.
  • The Association of Hygieia with Asklepios in Graeco-Roman Asklepieion Medicine
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hygieia (Greek deity)
    • Aesculapius (Greek deity)
    • Healing -- Greece -- Religious aspects.
    Wheeler, Susan.
  • Medicine in Art: The Lancett Club at a Thurtell Feast, by Thomas Rowlandson
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827. Lancett Club at a Thurtell feast [visual works]
    • Medicine in art.
    Junod, Suzanne White.
  • Perspectives on the Pill: An Essay Review
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    Subject Headings:
    • Critchlow, Donald T., 1948- Intended consequences: birth control, abortion, and the federal government in modern America.
    • Marks, Lara, 1963- Sexual chemistry: a history of the contraceptive pill.
    • Tone, Andrea, 1964- Devices and desires: a history of contraceptives in America.
    • Watkins, Elizabeth Siegel. On the pill: a social history of oral contraceptives, 1950-1970.
    • Birth control -- Government policy -- United States.
    • Oral contraceptives -- History.

Book Reviews

    Ratzan, Richard M.
  • The Words of Medicine: Sources, Meanings, and Delights (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fortuine, Robert. Words of medicine: sources, meanings, and delights.
    • Medicine -- Terminology.
    Chao, Yüan-ling, 1959-
  • Science and Civilisation in China. Volume 6 Biology and Biological Technology. Part V: Fermentations and Food Science (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Needham, Joseph, 1900- Science and civilisation in China.
    • Huang, H. T.
    • China -- Civilization.
    Nockels, Christiane.
  • The Trotula: A Medieval Compendium of Women's Medicine (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Green, Monica Helen, ed. Trotula: a medieval compendium of women's medicine.
    • Gynecology -- Early works to 1800.
    Lynn, Michael R.
  • Natural Particulars: Nature and the Disciplines in Renaissance Europe (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Grafton, Anthony, ed. Natural particulars: nature and the disciplines in Renaissance Europe.
    • Siraisi, Nancy G., ed.
    • Nature -- Congresses.
    Siena, Kevin Patrick.
  • Knowledge and Practice in English Medicine, 1550-1680 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wear, A. (Andrew), 1946- Knowledge and practice in English medicine, 1550-1680.
    • Medicine -- England -- History -- 16th century.
    Appel, Toby A., 1945-
  • The People's Doctors: Samuel Thomson and the American Botanical Movement, 1790-1860 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Haller, John S. People's doctors: Samuel Thomson and the American botanical movement, 1790-1860.
    • Thomson, Samuel, 1769-1843.
    Nuland, Sherwin B.
  • Tarnished Idol: William T. G. Morton and the Introduction of Surgical Anesthesia (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wolfe, Richard J. Tarnished idol: William T. G. Morton and the introduction of surgical anesthesia.
    • Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868.
    Meldrum, Marcia.
  • From Lesion to Metaphor: Chronic Pain in British, French, and German Medical Writings, 1800-1914 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hodgkiss, Andrew. From lesion to metaphor: chronic pain in British, French, and German medical writings, 1800-1914.
    • Chronic pain -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
    Jones, David Shumway.
  • The Return of Epidemics: Health and Society in Peru During the Twentieth Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cueto, Marcos. Return of epidemics: health and society in Peru during the twentieth century.
    • Epidemics -- Peru -- History -- 20th century.
    Humphreys, Margaret, 1955-
  • The Breast Cancer Wars: Hope, Fear and the Pursuit of a Cure in Twentieth Century America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lerner, Barron H. Breast cancer wars: hope, fear and the pursuit of a cure in twentieth century America.
    • Breast -- Cancer -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Cantor, David.
  • The Story of Taxol: Nature and Politics in the Pursuit of an Anti-cancer Drug (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Goodman, Jordan. Story of taxol: nature and politics in the pursuit of an anti-cancer drug.
    • Walsh, Vivien.
    • Paclitaxel -- Research -- Political aspects -- United States.
    Engel, Jonathan.
  • Science, Money, and Politics: Political Triumph and Ethical Erosion (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Greenberg, Daniel S., 1931- Science, money, and politics: political triumph and ethical erosion.
    • Federal aid to research -- United States.



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