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New and Published Books

  1. The Asylum as Utopia (Psychology Revivals)

    W.A.F. Browne and the Mid-Nineteenth Century Consolidation of Psychiatry

    Edited by Andrew Scull

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    What Asylums Were, Are, and Ought to Be, first published in 1837, was of considerable significance in the history of lunacy reform in Britain. It contains perhaps the single most influential portrait by a medical author of the horrors of the traditional madhouse system. Its powerful and...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Prevention of Tuberculosis (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1908, this book presents a study of tuberculosis. It looks first at its causes, before examining how the problem of mortality from illness had already been reduced. The third part of the book then focuses on measures for reducing and annihilating tuberculosis altogether. Being...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Story of Modern Preventive Medicine (Routledge Revivals)

    Being a Continuation of the Evolution of Preventive Medicine

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1929, this book is a continuation of Arthur Newsholme’s Evolution of Preventive Medicine, published in 1927, which was concerned with the possibilities in progress of prevention of disease, up to the middle of the nineteenth century. The current volume focuses on the modern...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Studies: Volume 1

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

    First published in 1931, this book is the first of three volumes that describe the circumstances of medical work in several European countries at that time. Together, the three books look at public administration, local and national, in relation to the prevention of disease. This first volume...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. International Studies: Volume 2

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

    First published in 1931, this book is the second of a three volume set which focuses on medical work, and in particular, public administration in relation to the prevention of disease. This volume focuses on the medical circumstances of Belgium, France, Italy, Jugo-Slavia, Hungary, Poland and...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. International Studies: Volume 3

    Prevention and Treatment of Disease

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals: International Studies in the Prevention of Disease

    First published in 1931, this book is the third of a three volume set which focuses on medical work, and in particular, public administration in relation to the prevention of disease. This volume provides the most in depth account of the countries it surveys: England and Wales, Scotland, and...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    By Frances Garrett

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Ministry of Health (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1925, this book explores public health and its administration. It looks at both local and central health administration and surveys the various departments including The Board of Education and The Home Office. The book discusses motives, principles, and results of reform in the...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Last Thirty Years in Public Health (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1936, this book is a continuation of Sir Arthur Newsholme’s Fifty Years in Public Health and covers a wide variety of topics in relation to the subject. It is in part autobiographical as the author recollects and reflects upon his experiences of the system. The book is divided...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Evolution of Preventive Medicine (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1927, this book provides a complete study of the beginnings and early development of preventive medicine. It looks at the subject’s underlying principles and discusses the prominent writers of the past. Topics cover infection, plague, science and medicine, poverty and preventive...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge