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  1. The History of Medicine

    Edited by Roger Cooter, Claudia Stein

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The history of medicine has been a robust field of academic inquiry and popular discussion since the 1970s. The interest in it goes back much further, but it was then that it began to link up with social protest and the counter-culture movement, and with feminist politics in particular. Medicine...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The History of Nursing

    Edited by Christine Hallett

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    The History of Nursing is a complex, shifting discipline engaged in an ongoing search for identity and purpose. If its earliest works were celebratory narratives of ‘great deeds’ and ‘influential nurses’, dominated by biographies of Florence Nightingale and tropes of imperial womanhood, then from...

    To Be Published November 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. A History of Psychiatry

    Edited by German Berrios

    The 6-volume facsimile collection charts the history and development of psychiatry. The volumes take an international perspective, including writings in German, French, Italian as well as UK/US materials. A collection of British documents (or documents in English) would not adequately...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

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