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Anonymous. Le Livre Sans Titre: Les consequences fatales de la masturbation. Grenoble, France: Editions Jérôme Millon, 2011. xvi + 127 pp. Ill. €17.00 (978-2-84137-262-1).
Sokhieng Au. Mixed Medicines: Health and Culture in French Colonial Cambodia. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. ix + 263 pp. Ill. $35.00 (978-0-226-03164-4).
Agostino Paravicini Bagliani, ed. Terapie e guarigioni. Florence: Sismel Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2010. xiii + 418 pp. Ill. €62.00 (978-88-8450-406-7).
Thomas Bénatouil and Isabelle Draelants. Expertus sum: L'expérience par les sens dans la philosophie naturelle médiévale. Micrologus' Library, vol. 40. Florence: Sismel Edizioni Del Galluzzo, 2011. vi + 470 pp. Ill. €68.00 (978-88-8450-404-3).
Carol Benedict. Golden-Silk Smoke: A History of Tobacco in China, 1550-2010. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. xi + 334 pp. Ill. $49.95 (978-0-520-26277-5).
Carole H. Browner and Carolyn F. Sargent, ed. Reproduction, Globalization, and the State: New Theoretical and Ethnographic Perspectives. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. xiii + 293 pp. Ill. $23.95 (978-0-8223-4960-0).
Mary Cappello. Swallow: Foreign Bodies, Their Ingestion, Inspiration, and the Curious Doctor Who Extracted Them. New York: New Press, 2011. 336 pp. Ill. $27.95 (798-I-59558-395-6).
Almut Caspary. In Good Health: Philosophical-Theological Analysis of the Concept of Health in Contemporary Medical Ethics. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 209 pp. €44.00 (978-3-515-09318-7).
Henri Colt, Silvia Quadrelli, and Lester Friedman, eds. The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xxx + 527 pp. Ill. $39.95 (978-0-19-973536-5). [End Page 527]
Chiara Crisciani and Gabriella Zuccolin, eds. Michele Savonarola: Medicina e cultura di corte. Micrologus' Library, vol. 37. Florence: Sismel Edizioni Del Galluzzo, 2011. xxii + 299 pp. €48.00 (978-88-8450-400-5).
Stephen M. Davidson. Still Broken: Understanding the U.S. Health Care System. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2010. xvi + 288 pp. (978-0-8047-6196-3).
Maria Pia Donato. Morti improvvise: Medicina e religione nel Settecento. Rome: Carocci editore, 2010. 239 pp. €20.00 (978-88-430-5503-6).
Isabelle Draelants. Le Liber de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum et animalium (Liber aggregationis): Un texte a succes attribue a Albert le Grand. Micrologus' Library, vol. 22. Florence: Sismel Edizioni Del Galluzzo, 2007. vi + 492 pp. Ill. €64.00 (978-88-8450-261-2).
Sara Dubow. Ourselves Unborn: A History of the Fetus in Modern America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. viii + 308 pp. $29.95 (978-0-19-532343-6).
Myron Echenberg. Africa in the Time of Cholera: A History of Pandemics from 1817 to the Present. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xv + 208 pp. Ill. $27.99 (978-0-521-18820-3).
Roderick Floud, Robert W. Fogel, Bernard Harris, and Sok Chul Hong. The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western World since 1700. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xxvi + 431 pp. Ill. $32.99 (978-0-521-70561-5).
Caitriona Foley. The Last Irish Plague: The Great Flu Epidemic in Ireland 1918-19. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2011. xiii + 224 pp. $74.95 (978-0-7165-3115-9).
Florence Eliza Glaze and Brian K. Nance, eds. Between Text and Patient: The Medical Enterprise in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Micrologus' Library, vol. 39. Florence: Sismel Edizioni Del Galluzzo, 2011. xii + 570 pp. Ill. €72.00 (978-88-8450-401-2).
Mark Harrison. Medicine in an Age of Commerce & Empire: Britain and Its Tropical Colonies 1660-1830. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. x + 353 pp. Ill. $115.00 (978-0-19-957773-6).
Peter Harrison, Ronald L. Numbers, and Michael H. Shank. Wrestling with Nature: From Omens to Science. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. x + 416 pp. Ill. $35.00 (978-0-226-31783-0).
Vanessa Heggie. A History of British Sports Medicine. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2011. viii + 222 pp. Ill. $89.95 (978-0-71908-261-0). [End Page 528]
Axel C. Hüntelmann. Paul Ehrlich: Leben Forschung Okonomien Netzwerke. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2011. 390 pp. Ill. €29...


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