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Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 60.4 (2005) 527-529



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Thomas Abraham. Twenty-First Century Plague: The Story of SARS. Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. viii, 165 pp., illus. $24.95.

Adriana Alvarez, Irene Molinari, Daniel Reynoso, eds. Historias de Enfermedades, Salud y Medicina: En La Argentina de Los Siglos XIX–XX. Mar del Plata, Argentina, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, 2004. 297 pp., illus. (No price given).

Robert Asher, Lawrence B. Goodheart, and Alan Rogers, eds. Murder on Trial: 1620–2002. Albany, New York, SUNY Press, 2005. ix, 279 pp., illus. $24.95 (paper).

Stephanie P. Bower. Profound Science and Elegant Literature: Imagining Doctors in Nineteenth-Century America. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004. 304 pp., illus. $49.95.

Carol R. Byerly. Fever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the U.S. Army during World War I. New York, New York University Press, 2005. xv, 251 pp., illus. $21 (paper).

Janis McLarren Caldwell. Literature and Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Britain: From Mary Shelley to George Eliot. New York, Cambridge University Press, 2004. xi, 201 pp. $75.

Jan Gregoire Coombs. The Rise and Fall of HMOs: An American Health Care Revolution. Madison, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Press, 2005. xviii, 412 pp. $35.

Alan Derickson. Health Security for All: Dreams of Universal Health Care in America. Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. xii, 240 pp. $30. [End Page 527]

Nadja Durbach. Bodily Matters: The Anti-Vaccination Movement in England, 1853–1907. Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press, 2005. xiii, 276 pp., illus. $22.95 (paper).

Jack El-Hai. The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness. Hoboken, New Jersey, Wiley, 2005. v, 362 pp., illus. $27.95.

Gerald N. Grob. The Deadly Truth: A History of Disease in America. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 2002. x, 349 pp. (No price given).

Bruno Halioua and Bernard Ziskind. Medicine in the Days of the Pharaohs. Translated by M. B. DeBevoise. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 2005. x, 276 pp., illus. $24.95.

David S. Jones. Rationalizing Epidemics: Meanings and Uses of American Indian Mortality Since 1600. Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 2004. xii, 294 pp., illus. (No price given).

Karl-Heinz Levin. Antike Medizin: Ein Lexicon. Munich, Germany, Verlag C. H. Beck, 2005. xliv, 484 pp. Ä49, 90.

Fergus Linnane. London's Underworld: Three Centuries of Vice and Crime. North Pomfret, Vermont, Trafalgar Square, 2005. xx, 372 pp., illus. $15 (paper).

Kenneth M. Ludmerer. Time to Heal: American Medical Education from the Turn of the Century to the Era of Managed Care. New York, Oxford University Press, 2005. xxvi, 514 pp., illus. $17.95 (paper).

Diana E. Manuel, ed. Walking the Paris Hospitals: Diary of an Edinburgh Medical Student, 1834–1835. Medical History, Supplement no. 23. London, Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2004. xii, 211 pp., illus. $50.

Piers D. Mitchell. Medicine in the Crusades: Warfare, Wounds and the Medieval Surgeon. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2004. ix, 293 pp., illus. $75.

K. Patrick Ober. Mark Twain and Medicine: "Any Mummery Will Cure." Columbia, Missouri, University of Missouri Press, 2003. xix, 362 pp., illus. $47.50.

Chris Philo. A Geographical History of Institutional Provision for the Insane from Medieval Times to the 1860s in England and Wales: The Space Reserved for Insanity. Lewiston, New York, Edwin Mellon Press, 2004. xxiv, 678 pp., illus. $159.95. [End Page 528]

Claire Preston. Thomas Browne and the Writing of Modern Science. New York, Cambridge University Press, 2004. xiv, 250 pp., illus. $75.

Daniel T. Reef. Plagues, Priests, and Demons: Sacred Narratives and the Rise of Christianity in the Old World and the New. New York, Cambridge University Press, 2004. xiii, 290 pp., illus. $60.

Florence Ridlon. A Black Physician's Struggle for Civil Rights: Edward C. Mazique, M.D. Albuquerque, New Mexico, University of New Mexico Press, 2005. xxii, 391 pp., illus. $29.95.

Michael G. Sargent. Biomedicine and the Human Condition: Challenges, Risks, and Rewards. New York, Cambridge University Press, 2005. xiii, 350...


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