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 29 (4)

Histories of Medicine in the Household: Recovering Practice and 'Reception
Bivins, R., Marland, H., Tomes, N., vol. 29 (4): 669-675
The Reinvention of Household Medicine by Enslaved Africans in Suriname
van Andel, T., vol. 29 (4): 676-694
Health, Air and Material Culture in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Environment
Cavallo, S., vol. 29 (4): 695-716
'Globules at Home: The History of Homeopathic Self-medication
Baschin, M., vol. 29 (4): 717-733
Under the Covers? Commerce, Contraceptives and Consumers in England and Wales, 1880-1960
Jones, C. L., vol. 29 (4): 734-756
Weighting for Health: Management, Measurement and Self-surveillance in the Modern Household
Bivins, R., Marland, H., vol. 29 (4): 757-780
'A Plea for the Lancet: Bloodletting, Therapeutic Epistemology, and Professional Identity in Late Nineteenth-century American Medicine
Anders, E. O., vol. 29 (4): 781-801
The Age of Scientific Gynaecological Masseurs. 'Non-intrusive Male Hands, Female Intimacy, and Womens Health around 1900
Ottosson, A., vol. 29 (4): 802-828
The Records of Stannington Childrens Sanatorium: Charting Half a Century of Tuberculosis Care
Rushton, K., vol. 29 (4): 829-839
Patricia A. Baker, The Archaeology of Medicine in the Greco-Roman World
Flemming, R., vol. 29 (4): 840-841
Ido Israelowich, Patients and Healers in the High Roman Empire
Curtis, T., vol. 29 (4): 841-842
Zubin Mistry, Abortion in the Early Middle Ages, c. 500-900
Müller, W. P., vol. 29 (4): 843-844
Isla Fay, Health and the City: Disease, Environment and Government in Norwich, 1200-1575
Gibbs, F., vol. 29 (4): 844-845
Marilyn Nicoud, Le prince et les medecins: pensee et pratiques medicales a Milan (1402-1476)
Brenner, E., vol. 29 (4): 845-847
Karen Hunger Parshall, Michael T. Walton and Bruce T. Moran (eds), Bridging Traditions: Alchemy, Chemistry and Paracelsian Practices in the Early Modern Era
Fransen, S., vol. 29 (4): 847-848
Jennifer Evans, Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England
Matthews-Grieco, S. F., vol. 29 (4): 849-850
Bill Luckin, Death and Survival in Urban Britain, 1800-1950
Steere-Williams, J., vol. 29 (4): 850-851
Melissa N. Stein, Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934
Willoughby, C., vol. 29 (4): 851-853
Harro Jenss and Peter Reinicke (eds), Der Arzt Hermann Strauss, 1868--1944. Autobiographische Notizen und Aufzeichnungen aus dem Ghetto Theresienstadt
Offer, M., vol. 29 (4): 853-855
Catharine Coleborne, Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and Institutional Confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910
Dunk, J., vol. 29 (4): 855-856