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  • Books Received*
Erwin H. Ackerknecht. A Short History of Medicine. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. xxiii + 247 pp. Ill. $29.95 (978-1-4214-1954-1).
Neel Ahuja. Bioinsecurities: Disease Interventions, Empire, and the Government of Species. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2016. xix + 262 pp. Ill. $24.95 (978-0-8223-6063-6).
Thomas A. Apel. Feverish Bodies, Enlightened Minds: Science and the Yellow Fever Controversy in the Early American Republic. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2016. x + 191 pp. Ill. $60.00 (9780804797405).
Jose Pinto de Azeredo. Essays on Some Maladies of Angola. Translated by Stewart Lloyd-Jones. Dartmouth, Mass.: Tagus Press, 2016. x + 151 pp. Ill. $40.00 (978-1-933227-69-6).
Alison Bashford and Joyce E. Chaplin. The New Worlds of Thomas Robert Malthus: Rereading the Principle of Population. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2016. vii + 353 pp. Ill. $49.50 (978-0-691-16419-9).
Cristian Berco. From Body to Community: Venereal Disease and Society in Baroque Spain. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016. xvi + 264 pp. £34.19 (978-1-4426-4962-0).
Elma Brenner. Leprosy and Charity in Medieval Rouen. Rochester, N.Y.: Boydell & Brewer, 2015. xi + 203 pp. Ill. $90.00 (978-0-86193-339-6).
Sean B. Carroll. The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2016. 263 pp. Ill. $24.95 (978-0-691-16742-8).
Susan E. Cayleff. Nature’s Path: A History of Naturopathic Healing in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. x + 397 pp. Ill. $39.95 (978-1-4214-1903-9).
Alissa Cordner. Toxic Safety: Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. xii + 332 pp. Ill. $60.00 (978-0-231-17146-5). [End Page 579]
Joel Coste, Bernardino Fantini, and Louise L. Lambrichs. Le concept de pathocenose de M.D. Grmek: Une conceptualisation novatrice de l’histoire des maladies. Geneva: Librairie DROZ S.A., 2016. 336 pp. Ill. $82.80 (978-2-600-01381-9).
Matthew James Crawford. The Andean Wonder Drug: Cinchona Bark and Imperial Science in the Spanish Atlantic, 1630–1800. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016. xi + 284 pp. Ill. $45.00 (9780822944522).
Veena Das and Clara Han, eds. Living and Dying in the Contemporary World: A Compendium. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. xiv + 876 pp. Ill. $175.00 (978-0-520-27841-7).
Margaret DeLacy. The Germ of an Idea: Contagionism, Religion, and Society in Britain, 1660–1730. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. xxi + 305 pp. $100.00 (978-1-137-57527-2).
Erika Dyck and Larry Stewart, eds. The Uses of Humans in Experiment: Perspectives from the 17th to the 20th Century. Leiden: Brill Rodopi, 2016. xii + 297 pp. Ill. $149.00 (978-90-04-28670-2).
Jenny Ellison, Deborah McPhail, and Wendy Mitchinson, eds. Obesity in Canada: Critical Perspectives. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016. xii + 483 pp. Ill. $42.95 (978-1-4426-2854-0).
Elizabeth Fee. Disease and Discovery: A History of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene & Public Health, 1916–1939. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2016. xii + 286 pp. Ill. $35.00 (978-1-4214-2110-0).
Sarah Ferber. Bioethics in Historical Perspective. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. xiv + 233 pp. $32.95 (978-1-4039-8724-2).
Frances Gage. Painting as Medicine in Early Modern Rome: Giulio Mancini and the Efficacy of Art. University Park, Pa.: Penn State University Press, 2016. xv + 228 pp. Ill. $89.95 (978-0-271-07103-9).
Stephen H. Gehlbach. American Plagues: Lessons from Our Battles with Disease. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. ix + 301 pp. Ill. $38.00 (9781442256507).
Antonio M. Gotto, Jr., and Jennifer Moon. Weill Cornell Medicine: A History of Cornell’s Medical School. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2016. xxiii + 286 pp. Ill. $29.95 (978-1-5017-0213-6).
Henry T. Greely. The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2016. viii + 381 pp. $35.00 (978-0-674-72896-7). [End Page 580]
Patrizia Guarnieri. Italian Psychology and Jewish Emigration Under Fascism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. xv + 275 pp. Ill...

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ISSN
1086-3176
Print ISSN
0007-5140
Pages
pp. 579-582
Launched on MUSE
2016-10-27
Open Access
No
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