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  • Books Received*


David Bishai and Meike Schleiff, eds. Acheiving Health for All: Primary Health Care in Action. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020. xii + 356 pp. Ill. $59.95 (978-1-4214-3812-2).
Joanna Bourke. Loving Animals: On Bestiality, Zoophilia and Post-human Love. London: Reaktion Books, 2020. 192 pp. Ill. $25.00 (978-1-78914-310-2).
Harold J. Cook. Translation at Work: Chinese Medicine in the First Global Age. Clio Medica, vol. 100. Leiden: Brill, 2020. xii + 214 pp. Ill. $144.00 (978-90-04-36274-1).
Joseph E. Davis and Paul Scherz, eds. The Evening of Life: The Challenges of Aging and Dying Well. South Bend, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2020. viii + 206 pp. Ill. $35.00 (978-0-268-10802-1).
De l’homme, de la nature et du monde: Melanges d’histoire des sciences medievales offerts a Danielle Jacquart. Hautes Etudes Medievales Et Modernes 113. Geneva: Droz, 2019. xxvi + 498 pp. Ill. No price given (978-2-600-05740-0).
Paula S. DeVos. Compound Remedies: Galenic Pharmacy from the Ancient Mediterranean to New Spain. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021. xviii + 386 pp. Ill. $50.00 (978-0-8229-4649-6).
Janet Greenlees. When the Air Became Important: A Social History of the New England and Lancashire Textile Industries. Critical Issues in Health and Medicine. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2019. xiv + 250 pp. Ill. $50.95 (978-0-8135-8796-7).
Lynn McDonald. Florence Nightingale: A Reference Guide to Her Life and Works. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2020. xx + 174 pp. Ill. $50.00 (978-1-5381-2505-2).
J. Andrew Mendelsohn, Annemarie Kinzelbach, and Ruth Schilling, eds. Civic Medicine: Physician, Polity, and Pen in Early Modern Europe. The History of Medicine in Context. London: Routledge, 2020. xvi + 316 pp. $160.00 (978-1-472-45358-7).
Jack Price. The Future of Brain Repair: A Realist’s Guide to Stem Cell Therapy. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2020. xiv + 274 pp. Ill. $29.95 (978-0-262-04375-5).
Alyson K. Spurgas. Diagnosing Desire: Biopolitics and Femininity into the Twenty-First Century. Abnormativities: Queer/Gender/Embodiment. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2020. x + 272 pp. $34.95 (978-0-8142-5769-2).
Jacob Steere-Williams. The Filth Disease: Typhoid Fever and the Practices of Epidemiology in Victorian England. Rochester, N.Y.: University of Rochester Press, 2020. xiv + 326 pp. Ill. $99.00 (978-1-64825-002-6).


* 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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