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 27 (3)

The Search for International Food Safety Regulation. From the Commission Internationale pour la repression des falsifications to the Societe universelle de la Croix Blanche (1879-1909)
Guillem-Llobat, X., vol. 27 (3): 419-439
Before Survivorship: The Moment of Recovery in Twentieth-century American Cancer Campaigns
Cantor, D., vol. 27 (3): 440-465
The 'Dangerous' Women of Animal Welfare: How British Veterinary Medicine Went to the Dogs
Gardiner, A., vol. 27 (3): 466-487
The Question of Water Quality and London's New River in the Eighteenth Century
Tomory, L., vol. 27 (3): 488-507
The Prevalence of Syphilis in England and Wales on the Eve of the Great War: Re-visiting the Estimates of the Royal Commission on Venereal Diseases 1913-1916
Szreter, S., vol. 27 (3): 508-529
Pills, Potions and Devices: Treatments for Hearing Loss Advertised in Mid-nineteenth Century British Newspapers
Ross, L., Lyon, P., Cathcart, C., vol. 27 (3): 530-556
The Machinery of Authoritarian Care: Dramatising Breast Cancer Treatment in 1970s Britain
Toon, E., vol. 27 (3): 557-576
Contesting the Animal Model: Axel Holst and the Controversy over Scurvy and Beriberi
Asdal, K., vol. 27 (3): 577-593
Manon Parry, Broadcasting Birth Control: Mass Media and Family Planning
Holz, R., vol. 27 (3): 594-595
Roger Cooter with Claudia Stein, Writing History in the Age of Biomedicine
Neff, L. R., vol. 27 (3): 595-597
James F. Stark, The Making of Modern Anthrax, 1875-1920: Uniting Local, National and Global Histories of Disease
Carter, T., vol. 27 (3): 597-598
Marjo Kaartinen, Breast Cancer in the Eighteenth Century
Read, S., vol. 27 (3): 598-599
Mayumi Hayashi, The Care of Older People: England and Japan, a Comparative Study
Gorsky, M., vol. 27 (3): 599-601
Fiona Hutton, The Study of Anatomy in Britain, 1700-1900
MacDonald, H., vol. 27 (3): 601-602
Elena Carrera (ed.), Emotions and Health, 1200-1700
Robin, S. A., vol. 27 (3): 602-604
Ellen Amster, Medicine and the Saints: Science, Islam, and the Colonial Encounter in Morocco, 1877-1956
Guerin, A., vol. 27 (3): 604-606
Linda Kalof (ed.), A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Medieval Age
Metzler, I., vol. 27 (3): 606-607
Mark Jackson, The Age of Stress: Science and the Search for Stability
Thomson, M., vol. 27 (3): 607-609
Michelle Murphy, Seizing the Means of Reproduction: Entanglements of Feminism, Health, and Technoscience
Sethna, C., vol. 27 (3): 609-610
Efram Sera-Shriar, The Making of British Anthropology, 1813-1871
Manias, C., vol. 27 (3): 610-612