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Christopher Abel. Health, Hygiene, and Sanitation in Latin America, c. 1870 to c. 1950. University of London, Institute of Latin American Studies Research Papers, no. 42. London: Institute of Latin American Studies, 1996. 48 pp. $10.00; £5.00 (paperbound).
Melitta Weiss Adamson. Medieval Dietetics: Food and Drink in “Regimen Sanitatis” Literature from 800 to 1400. German Studies in Canada, no. 5. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1995. 231 pp. $44.95 (paperbound).
Daniel M. Albert and Diane D. Edwards, eds. The History of Ophthalmology. Cambridge: Blackwell Science, 1996. xvi + 394 pp. Ill. $115.00.
Tim Armstrong, ed. American Bodies: Cultural Histories of the Physique. Sheffield, U.K.: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996. 212 pp. $33.00, £27.00 (cloth); $19.95, £14.95 (paperbound).
Gerhard Aumüller, Hans Lauer, and Helmut Remschmidt, eds. Kontinuität und Neuanfang in der Hochschulmedizin nach 1945. Proceedings of a Symposium on University Medicine, 5–6 July 1996, Marburg, Germany. Marburg, Germany: Schüren, 1997. 127 pp. DM 18.00 (paperbound).
A. Marshall Barr, Thomas B. Boulton, and David J. Wilkinson, eds. Essays on the History of Anaesthesia. Selected and Revised Contributions by Members of the History of Anaesthesia Society, Ser. 1, 1986–1989. International Congress and Symposium Series, no. 213. London: Royal Society of Medicine Press, 1996. xv + 237 pp. Ill. $35.00; £19.00 (paperbound). (Available from Dr. Neil Adams, History of Anaesthesia Society, 118 Appledown Drive, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP32 7HQ, U.K.)
Johann Bernoulli. Dissertations: On the Mechanics of Effervescence and Fermentation, and On the Mechanics of the Movement of the Muscles. Ed. and trans. by Paul Maquet, assisted by August Ziggelaar. Intro. by Troels Kardel. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 87, pt. 3. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1997. v + 158 pp. Ill. $18.00 (paperbound).
Jan Bondeson. A Cabinet of Medical Curiosities. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1997. ix + 250 pp. Ill. $29.95.
Joel Braslow. Mental Ills and Bodily Cures: Psychiatric Treatment in the First Half of the Twentieth Century. Medicine and Society. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1997. xiv + 240 pp. Tables, graphs. $40.00, £30.00.
William H. Brock. Justus von Liebig: The Chemical Gatekeeper. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xiv + 274 pp. Ill. $79.95.
Laurence Brockliss and Colin Jones. The Medical World of Early Modern France. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. xviii + 960 pp. Ill. $150.00.
Brian Broom. Somatic Illness and the Patient’s “Other” Story: A Practical Integrative Mind / Body Approach to Disease for Doctors and Psychotherapists. London: Free Association Books, 1997. xiv + 187 pp. £15.95 (paperbound).
Linda Bryder and Derek A. Dow, eds. New Countries and Old Medicine. Proceedings of an International Conference on the History of Medicine and Health, Auckland, New Zealand, 1994. Auckland: Pyramid Press, 1995. xvi + 428 pp. $NZ30.00 (paperbound). (Available from Dr. Derek A. Dow, Dept. of General Practice, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand.)
Fabrizia Capuano and Paola Manzini, eds. La «Mal-aria » di Lazzaro: Spallanzani e la respirabilità dell’aria nel Settecento. Biblioteca di Storia della Scienza, vol. 40. Centro Studi «Lazzaro Spallanzani» di Scandiano Saggi, no. 3. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 1996. ix + 178 pp. L 38,000 (paperbound).
Eric J. Cassell. Doctoring: The Nature of Primary Care Medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997 (copublication with the Milbank Memorial Fund). xiii + 206 pp. $24.00.
Ronald D. Cassell. Medical Charities, Medical Politics: The Irish Dispensary System and the Poor Law, 1836–1872. Studies in History, n.s. Woodbridge, U.K.: Boydell Press and Royal Historical Society, 1997. x + 181 pp. $63.00.
Wai Chen. Comment Fleming n’a pas inventé la pénicilline. Trans. by Sophie Mayoux. Reprinted from The Laboratory Revolution in Medicine, 1992. Collection les empêcheurs de penser en rond. Le Plessis-Robinson, France: Synthélabo 1996. 67 pp. FF 40.00 (paperbound).
Marcos Cueto. El regreso de la epidemias: Salud sociedad en el Perú del siglo XX. Estudios Históricos, no. 22. Lima, Peru: Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, 1997. 256 pp. Ill. U.S.: $24.00; elsewhere: $25.00 (softcover).
Thomas M. Daniel and Frederick C. Robbins, eds. Polio. Rochester, N.Y.: University of Rochester Press, 1997. viii...

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