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 (2)

'Scientific Truth into Homely Language': The Training and Practice of Midwives in Ophthalmia Neonatorum, 1895-1914
Hanley, A., vol. 27 (2): 199-220
'I'm not the tradesman': A Case Study of District Midwifery in Nottingham and Derby 1954-1974
McIntosh, T., vol. 27 (2): 221-240
Eyesight and Governance in Britain: Bureaucracy and the Senses in the 1920s
Weaver, C., vol. 27 (2): 241-259
Modern Mothers for Third World Nations: Population Control, Western Medical Imperialism, and Cold War Politics in Haiti
Silvia, A. M., vol. 27 (2): 260-280
Christianity and Eugenics: The Place of Religion in the British Eugenics Education Society and the American Eugenics Society, c.1907-1940
Baker, G. J., vol. 27 (2): 281-302
Madness and Sexual Psychopathies as the Magnifying Glass of the Normal: Italian Psychiatry and Sexuality c.1880-1910
Beccalossi, C., vol. 27 (2): 303-325
The Rise of Child Psychiatry in Portugal: An Intimate Social and Political History, 1915-1959
Filipe, A. M., vol. 27 (2): 326-348
Heroes and Hysterics: 'Partisan Hysteria' and Communist State-building in Yugoslavia after 1945
Antić, A., vol. 27 (2): 349-371
Making Global Health History: The Postcolonial Worldliness of Biomedicine
Anderson, W., vol. 27 (2): 372-384
Tania McIntosh, A Social History of Maternity and Childbirth: Key Themes in Maternity Care
Davis, A., vol. 27 (2): 385-386
Janet Greenlees and Linda Bryder (eds), Western Maternity and Medicine, 1880-1990
Evans, T., vol. 27 (2): 386-388
Nicola Goc, Women, Infanticide and the Press, 1822-1922: News Narratives in England and Australia
Watson, K., vol. 27 (2): 388-389
Deborah Weinstein, The Pathological Family: Postwar America and the Rise of Family Therapy
Smith, M., vol. 27 (2): 389-391
John Stewart, Child Guidance in Britain, 1918-1955: The Dangerous Age of Childhood
Dale, P., vol. 27 (2): 391-392
Pat Thane and Tanya Evans, Sinners? Scroungers? Saints?: Unmarried Motherhood in Twentieth-Century England
Greenlees, J., vol. 27 (2): 392-394
Yolanda Eraso, Representing Argentinian Mothers: Medicine, Ideas and Culture in the Modern Era, 1900-1946
Bryder, L., vol. 27 (2): 394-395
Anne Borsay and Billie Hunter (eds), Nursing and Midwifery in Britain since 1700
Wall, R., vol. 27 (2): 396-397
Miguel Garcia-Sancho, Biology, Computing, and the History of Molecular Sequencing: From Proteins to DNA, 1945-2000
Stevens, H., vol. 27 (2): 397-398
Laurence Monnais and Harold J. Cook (eds), Global Movements, Local Concerns: Medicine and Health in Southeast Asia
Saha, J., vol. 27 (2): 399-400
Kerri A. Inglis, Ma'i Lepera: Disease and Displacement in Nineteenth-Century Hawai'i
Seng, L. K., vol. 27 (2): 400-402