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Major Works: History of Medicine

You are currently browsing 1–7 of 7 new and published major works in the subject of History of Medicine — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

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  1. Abortion in England 1900-1967

    By Barbara Brookes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Over the decades from 1900 to 1967 abortion was transformed from an important female-centred form of fertility control into a medical event, closely monitored by the State. This transition, the author argues here, took place against a background of debate over fertility control and its implications...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Women as Mothers in Pre-Industrial England

    Edited by Valerie Fildes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Originally published in 1990, this book met the rising interest in the subject of women in pre-industrial England, bringing together a group of scholars with diverse and wide-ranging interests; experts in social and medical history, demography, women’s studies, and the history of the family, whose...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Medical Advice for Women, 1830–1915

    Edited by Ruth Robbins

    Series: History of Feminism

    Medical Advice for Women is a new five-volume collection from Routledge and Edition Synapse covering professional, scientific, and medical opinion, in addition to the popular guides aimed at the female reader, between the years 1830–1915. Medical literature from this period provides a fascinating...

    Published December 11th 2008 by Routledge

  4. History and Civilization: Mini-set C 14 vols

    Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    Discussing the history and civilization of Islam from its origins until the late twentieth century, the volumes in this set examine the political and cultural development of Islam as well as Islamic sexuality, philosophy, and medicine....

    Published November 27th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Eugenics Movement

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Pauline Mazumdar

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  6. Animal Welfare and Anti-Vivisection 1870-1910

    Nineteenth-Century Women's Mission

    Edited by Susan Hamilton

    Series: History of Feminism

    This three-volume set brings together a range of documents that allows researchers to explore the nineteenth-century vivisection controversy, its relation to the prominent animal welfare movement and the specific role of women within the movement.The collection maps the battle over the meaning of...

    Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. The History of Medicine

    By C.G. Cumston

    Series: The History of Civilization

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published March 20th 1997 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The History of Medicine
    Edited by Roger Cooter, Claudia Stein
    To Be Published July 8th 2015
  2. The History of Nursing
    Edited by Christine Hallett
    To Be Published November 6th 2015
  3. A History of Psychiatry
    Edited by German Berrios
    To Be Published January 15th 2016

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