Social History of Medicine

Social History of Medicine is concerned with all aspects of health, illness, and medical treatment in the past. It is committed to publishing work on the social history of medicine from a variety of disciplines. The journal offers its readers substantive and lively articles on a variety of themes, critical assessments of archives and sources, conference reports, up-to-date information on research in progress, a discussion point on topics of current controversy and concern, review articles, and wide-ranging book reviews.

Triannually: April, August, December.

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Latest articles

Volume 29 (3)

Women Searchers of the Dead in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century London
Henry, W. S., vol. 29 (3): 445-466
Medicine and Charity in Eighteenth-century Northumberland: The Early Years of the Bamburgh Castle Dispensary and Surgery, c. 1772-1802
Withey, A., vol. 29 (3): 467-489
Infected by the Devil, Cured by Calundu: African Healers in Eighteenth-century Minas Gerais, Brazil
Kananoja, K., vol. 29 (3): 490-511
Immigration, Statecraft and Public Health: The 1920 Aliens Order, Medical Examinations and the Limitations of the State in England
Taylor, B., vol. 29 (3): 512-533
Medical Eponyms: Patient Advocates, Professional Interests and the Persistence of Honorary Naming
Hogan, A. J., vol. 29 (3): 534-556
The Strange Case of Hannah West: Skin Colour and the Search for Racial Difference
Hogarth, R., vol. 29 (3): 557-572
Health Citizenship and Access to Health Services: Finland 1900-2000
Harjula, M., vol. 29 (3): 573-589
Transnational Nationalism and Idealistic Science: The Alcohol Question between the Wars
Edman, J., vol. 29 (3): 590-610
The Hard School: Physical Treatments for War Neurosis in Britain during the Second World War
Roberts-Pedersen, E., vol. 29 (3): 611-632
Matthew M. Mesley and Louise E. Wilson, Contextualising Miracles in the Christian West, 1100-1500
Gordon, S., vol. 29 (3): 633-634
Janet Gyatso, Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet
Samuel, G., vol. 29 (3): 634-636
Peregrine Horden and Elisabeth Hsu, The Body in Balance: Humoral Medicines in Practice
Winterbottom, A., vol. 29 (3): 636-638
James Kennaway (ed), Music and the Nerves, 1700-1900
Raz, C., vol. 29 (3): 638-639
Jose R. Jouve Martin, The Black Doctors of Colonial Lima: Science, Race and Writing in Colonial and Early Republican Peru
Drinot, P., vol. 29 (3): 640-641
Daniel Walther, Sex and Control: Venereal Disease, Colonial Physicians and Indigenous Agency in German Colonialism, 1884-1914
Wald, E., vol. 29 (3): 641-643
David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny and Chris Williams (eds), Life and Limb: Perspectives on the American Civil War
Stowe, S. M., vol. 29 (3): 643-645
Judith Rainhorn, ed., Sante et travail a la mine, XIXe-XXIe siecle,
Moses, J., vol. 29 (3): 645-647
Anna Greenwood and Harshad Topiwala, Indian Doctors in Kenya, 1895-1940: The Forgotten History
Jones, T. F., vol. 29 (3): 647-648
Tanya Hart, Health in the City: Race, Poverty, and the Negotiation of Womens Health in New York City, 1915-1930
Oltman, A., vol. 29 (3): 649-650
Angela Davis, Pre-school Childcare in England, 1939-2010; Theory, Practice and Experience
Jones, K. W., vol. 29 (3): 650-651