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  • Books Received*
Deborah Blythe Doroshow. Emotionally Disturbed: A History of Caring for America's Troubled Children. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. x + 340 pp. Ill. $45.00 (978-0-226-62143-2).
Janet R. Gilsdorf. Continual Raving: A History of Meningitis and the People Who Conquered It. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. xii + 252 pp. Ill. $35.00 (978-0-19-067731-2).
Karen Harvey. The Imposteress Rabbit Breeder: Mary Toft and Eighteenth-Century England. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. x + 214 pp. Ill. $25.95 (978-0-19-873488-8).
Daniel Navon. Mobilizing Mutations: Human Genetics in the Age of Patient Advocacy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. xii + 396 pp. $40.00 (978-0-226-63809-6).
Trais Pearson. Sovereign Necropolis: The Politics of Death in Semi-Colonial Siam. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. xiv + 238 pp. Ill. $49.95 (978-1-5017-4015-2).
Lucas Richert. Break on Through: Radical Psychiatry and the American Counterculture. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2019. 210 pp. Ill. $26.95 (978-0-262-04282-6).
Paolo Savoia. Gaspare Tagliacozzi and Early Modern Surgery: Faces, Men, and Pain. The Body in the City. London: Routledge, 2019. xii + 274 pp. $155.00 (978-0-367-20174-6).
Paul E. Stepansky. Easing Pain on the Western Front: American Nurses of the Great War and the Birth of Modern Nursing Practice. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2020. xii + 232 pp. Ill. $39.95 (978-1-4766-8001-9).
Amir Teicher. Social Mendelism: Genetics and the Politics of Race in Germany, 1900–1948. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xiv + 268 pp. Ill. $34.99 (978-1-108-49949-1).
Peter Ward. The Clean Body: A Modern History. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019. xxii + 316 pp. Ill. $34.95 (978-0-7735-5938-7). [End Page 317]
John Wiltshire. Frances Burney and the Doctors: Patient Narratives Then and Now. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. x + 214 pp. $99.99 (978-1-108-47636-2).
Jeffrey Womack. Radiation Evangelists: Technology, Therapy, and Uncertainty at the Turn of the Century. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020. x + 222 pp. Ill. $35.00 (978-0822946090). [End Page 318]


* 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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