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 (4)

Chakrabarti, P., Mooney, G., Skinner, P., vol. 27 (4): 629-631
Wombs, Worms and Wolves: Constructing Cancer in Early Modern England
Skuse, A., vol. 27 (4): 632-648
Learning from the Common Folks. Academic Physicians and Medical Lay Culture in the Sixteenth Century
Stolberg, M., vol. 27 (4): 649-667
Erudite and Honoured Artisans? Performers of Body Care and Surgery in Early Modern German Towns
Kinzelbach, A., vol. 27 (4): 668-688
'Mortal in this season': Union Surgeons and the Narrative of Medical Modernisation in the American Civil War
Grant, S.- M., vol. 27 (4): 689-707
'A Plentiful Crop of Cripples Made by All This Progress': Disability, Artificial Limbs and Working-Class Mutualism in the South Wales Coalfield, 1890-19481
Curtis, B., Thompson, S., vol. 27 (4): 708-727
Drugs, Race and Tuberculosis Control in Baltimore, 1950-1978
Cummiskey, J. R., vol. 27 (4): 728-750
Mental Hygiene and Child Guidance in Post-war Greece: The Case of the Centre for Mental Health and Research, 1956-1970
Kritsotaki, D., vol. 27 (4): 751-767
Obesity and the Emergence of Mutual Aid Groups for Weight Loss in the Post-War United States
Parr, J. M., vol. 27 (4): 768-788
The Recent Wave of 'Spanish' Flu Historiography
Phillips, H., vol. 27 (4): 789-808
Robert Weston, Medical Consulting by Letter in France, 1665-1789
Brockliss, L., vol. 27 (4): 809-810
Adrian Wilson, Ritual and Conflict: The Social Relations of Childbirth in Early Modern England
Astbury, L., vol. 27 (4): 810-812
Kristy Wilson Bowers, Plague and Public Health in Early Modern Seville
Lopez-Terrada, M., vol. 27 (4): 812-813
Sandra Cavallo and Tessa Storey, Healthy Living in Late Renaissance Italy
Shaw, J. E., vol. 27 (4): 813-814
Sara Read, Menstruation and the Female Body in Early Modern England
Sparey, V., vol. 27 (4): 814-816
Jacques Jouanna (translated by Neil Allies, edited with a Preface by Philip van der Eijk), Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen: Selected Papers
Draycott, J., vol. 27 (4): 817-818
Carole Rawcliffe, Urban Bodies: Communal Health in Late Medieval Towns and Cities
Casson, C., vol. 27 (4): 818-820
Jeanne E. Abrams, Revolutionary Medicine: The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health
Kopperman, P., vol. 27 (4): 820-821
Jonathan Reinarz and Leonard Schwarz (eds), Medicine and the Workhouse
Hitchcock, T., vol. 27 (4): 821-823
Richard A. Meckel, Classrooms and Clinics: Urban Schools and the Protection and Promotion of Child Health, 1870-1930
Ruis, A. R., vol. 27 (4): 823-824