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  • Books Received*
Carla Bittel, Elaine Leong, Christine von Oertzen, eds. Working with Paper: Gendered Practices in the History of Knowledge. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. x + 310 pp. Ill. $55.00 (978-0822-9-45598).
Amelia Bonea, Melissa Dickson, Sally Shuttleworth, and Jennifer Wallis. Anxious Times: Medicine and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. viii + 312 pp. Ill. $50.00 (978-0-8229-45512).
James T. Bradley. Re-Creating Nature: Science, Technology, and Human Values in the 21st Century. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2019. xxi + 386 pp. Ill. $39.95 (978-0-8173-2029-4).
Mary Augusta Brazelton. Mass Vaccination: Citizens' Bodies and State Power in Modern China. Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2019. xx + 238 pp. Ill. $47.95 (978-1-5017-3998-9).
Hugh Cagle. Assembling the Tropics: Science and Medicine in Portugal's Empire, 1450– 1700. Studies in Comparative World History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xx + 364 pp. Ill. $49.99 (978-1-107-19663).
Matthew James Crawford and Joseph M. Gabriel, eds. Drugs on the Page: Pharmacopoeias and Healing Knowledge in the Early Modern Atlantic World. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. x + 374 pp. Ill. $50.00 (978-0-8229-4562-8).
Jennifer L. Derr. The Lived Nile: Environment, Disease, and Material Colonial Economy in Egypt. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2019. xvi + 248 pp. Ill. (978-1-5036-0965-5).
Jacalyn Duffin. Stanley's Dream: The Medical Expedition to Easter Island. Carleton Library Series. Quebec: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019. xxii + 554 pp. Ill. $39.95 (978-0-7735-5710-9). [End Page 638]
Cristina Hanganu-Bresch and Carol Berkenkotter. Diagnosing Madness: The Discursive Construction of the Psychiatric Patient, 1850–1920. Studies in Rhetoric/ Communication. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2019. xii + 180 pp. Ill. $49.99 (978-1-643326-025-6).
Esyllt W. Jones. Radical Medicine: The International Origins of Socialized Health Care in Canada. Winnipeg: ARP Books, 2019. 384 pp. Ill. (978-1-927886-16-8).
Lenore Layman and Gail Phillips, eds. Asbestos in Australia: From Boom to Dust. Australian History. Clayton, Victoria: Monash University Publishing, 2019. xviii + 350 pp. Ill. $39.95 (978-1-925835-61-8).
Bruce T. Moran. Paracelsus: An Alchemical Life. Renaissance Lives. London: Reaktion, 2019. 216 pp. Ill. $22.50 (978-1-78914-144-3).
Frank M. Snowden. Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present. The Open Yale Courses Series. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2019. xvi + 584 pp. Ill. $40.00 (978-0-300-19221-6).
Jessica Wang. Mad Dogs and Other New Yorkers: Rabies, Medicine, and Society in an American Metropolis, 1840–1920. Animals, History, Culture. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. xxii + 322 pp. Ill. $54.95 (978-1-4214-0971-9). [End Page 639]

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* The Bulletin reserves freedom of decision as to the publications to be included in this section. Items received, other than those reviewed, are ultimately incorporated into the collection of the Institute of the History of Medicine.

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ISSN
1086-3176
Print ISSN
0007-5140
Pages
pp. 638-639
Launched on MUSE
2019-12-27
Open Access
No
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