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 28 (3)

Medical Condition, Demon or Undead Corpse? Sleep Paralysis and the Nightmare in Medieval Europe
Gordon, S., vol. 28 (3): 425-444
'I would not feel the pain if I were with you': Catalina Micaela and the Cycle of Pregnancy at the Court of Turin, 1585-1597
Sanchez, M. S., vol. 28 (3): 445-464
'Nature Concocts & Expels': The Agents and Processes of Recovery from Disease in Early Modern England
Newton, H., vol. 28 (3): 465-486
Ignored Disease or Diagnostic Dustbin? Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in the British Context
Ferguson, A. H., vol. 28 (3): 487-508
Inhaling Democracy: Cigarette Advertising and Health Education in Post-war West Germany, 1950s-1975
Elliot, R., vol. 28 (3): 509-531
The Poison of Touch: Tracing Mercurial Treatments of Venereal Diseases in Tibet
Gerke, B., vol. 28 (3): 532-554
Prostitutes, Penicillin and Prophylaxis: Fighting Venereal Disease in the Commonwealth Division during the Korean War, 1950-1953
Meghan Fitzpatrick, K., vol. 28 (3): 555-575
The Quiet Time? Pay-beds and Private Practice in the National Health Service: 1948-1970
Williamson, C., vol. 28 (3): 576-595
Sources and Resources Into the Dark Domain: The UK Web Archive as a Source for the Contemporary History of Public Health
Gorsky, M., vol. 28 (3): 596-616
Finding Historical Records at the National Institutes of Health
Cantor, D., vol. 28 (3): 617-637
Patricia A. Baker, Han Nijdam and Karine van 't Land (eds), Medicine and Space: Body, Surroundings and Borders in Antiquity and the Middle Ages
Horden, P., vol. 28 (3): 638-639
C. Pierce Salguero, Translating Buddhist Medicine in Medieval China
Gyatso, J., vol. 28 (3): 639-641
Linda Clark and Carole Rawcliffe, The Fifteenth Century XII: Society in an Age of Plague
Bowers, K. W., vol. 28 (3): 641-643
Louise Hill Curth, 'A plaine and easie waie to remedie a horse': Equine Medicine in Early Modern England
Raber, K., vol. 28 (3): 643-644
Nancy G. Siraisi, Communities of Learned Experience. Epistolary Medicine in the Renaissance
Steinke, H., vol. 28 (3): 644-646
Christopher Bonfield, Jonathan Reinarz and Teresa Huguet-Termes, (eds), Hospitals and Communities, 1100-1960
Sweetinburgh, S., vol. 28 (3): 646-647
Laurinda Abreu and Sally Sheard (eds), Hospital Life: Theory and Practice from the Medieval to the Modern
Reinarz, J., vol. 28 (3): 647-649
Tiffany Watt Smith, On Flinching: Theatricality and Scientific Looking from Darwin to Shell Shock
Brown, M., vol. 28 (3): 649-651
Emma Newlands, Civilians Into Soldiers: War, the Body and British Army Recruits, 1939-45
Millward, G., vol. 28 (3): 651-652
Laurie B. Green, John McKiernan-Gonzalez and Martin Summers, (eds), Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America
Gamble, V. N., vol. 28 (3): 652-654