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.

ISSN (print): 
0951631X
ISSN (online): 
14774666

Latest articles

Volume 28 (2)

The Great Pox, Symptoms, and Social Bodies in Early Modern Spain
Berco, C., vol. 28 (2): 225-244
From Women's Expectations to Scientific Specimens: The Fate of Miscarriage Materials in Nineteenth-Century America
Withycombe, S. K., vol. 28 (2): 245-262
'A Burden on the County': Madness, Institutions of Confinement and the Irish Patient in Victorian Lancashire
Cox, C., Marland, H., vol. 28 (2): 263-287
Fashioning a Role for Medicine: Alexandre-Louis-Paul Blanchet and the Care of the Deaf in Mid-nineteenth-century France
Arnaud, S., vol. 28 (2): 288-307
Class, Health and the Proposed British Anthropometric Survey of 1904
Juzda Smith, E., vol. 28 (2): 308-329
Black Celebrities, Selfhood, and Psychiatry in the Civil Rights Era: The Wiltwyck School for Boys and the Floyd Patterson House
Doyle, D. A., vol. 28 (2): 330-350
The Image of the Self-Sacrificing Doctor: Medicine, Taxes and Unemployment in 1930s Turkey
Guvenc-Salgirli, S., vol. 28 (2): 351-368
Translating Smoke Signals: West German Medicine and Tobacco Research, 1950-1970
Harsch, D., vol. 28 (2): 369-391
Joanna Bourke, The Story of Pain: From Prayer to Painkillers
Boddice, R., vol. 28 (2): 392-393
Rob Boddice (ed.), Pain and Emotion in Modern History
Goldberg, D., vol. 28 (2): 393-395
George Weisz, Chronic Disease in the Twentieth Century: A History
Mold, A., vol. 28 (2): 395-396
Shauna Devine Learning from the Wounded: The Civil War and the Rise of American Medical Science
Schultz, J. E., vol. 28 (2): 396-398
Keith Wailoo, Pain: A Political History
Tousignant, N., vol. 28 (2): 398-399
Sari Katajala-Peltomaa and Susanna Niiranen (eds), Mental (Dis)Order in Later Medieval Europe
Turner, W., vol. 28 (2): 400-401
Richard Sugg, The Smoke of the Soul: Medicine, Physiology and Religion in Early Modern England
Giglioni, G., vol. 28 (2): 401-402
Liberty Walther Barnes Conceiving Masculinity: Male Infertility, Medicine, and Identity
Kampf, A., vol. 28 (2): 402-404
Leslie Rosenthal, The River Pollution Dilemma in Victorian England. Nuisance Law versus Economic Efficiency
Hardy, A., vol. 28 (2): 404-405
Ian Miller Reforming Food in Post-Famine Ireland: Medicine, Science and Improvement, 1845-1922
Crossman, V., vol. 28 (2): 405-406
Matthew Warner Osborn, Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic
Fahey, D., vol. 28 (2): 406-407
Michael Osborne, The Emergence of Tropical Medicine in France
Mertens, M., vol. 28 (2): 407-409