Routledge Histories: The Routledge History of Disease

Editor: Jackson, Mark
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Routledge

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-41-572001-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 21
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The Routledge History of Disease draws on innovative scholarship in the history of medicine to explore the challenges involved in writing about health and disease throughout the past and across the globe, presenting a varied range of case studies and perspectives on the patterns, technologies and narratives of disease that can be identified in the past and that continue to influence our present.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter 1: Perspectives on the History of Disease - Mark Jackson
  • PART I: Models
  • Chapter 2: Humours and humoral theory - R. J. Hankinson
  • Chapter 3: Models of disease in ayurvedic medicine - Dominik Wujastyk
  • Chapter 4: Religion, magic and medicine - Catherine Rider
  • Chapter 5: Contagion - Michael Worboys
  • Chapter 6: Emotions and mental illness - Elena Carrera
  • Chapter 7: Deviance as disease: the medicalization of sex and crime -  Jana Funke
  • PART II: Patterns
  • Chapter 8: Pandemics - Mark Harrison
  • Chapter 9: Patterns of animal disease - Abigail Woods
  • Chapter 10: Patterns of plague in late medieval and early-modern Europe - Samuel Cohn, Jr.
  • Chapter 11: Symptoms of Empire: cholera in Southeast Asia, 1820–1850 - Robert Peckham
  • Chapter 12: Disease, geography and the market: epidemics of cholera in Tokyo in the late nineteenth century - Akihito Suzuki
  • Chapter 13: Histories and narratives of yellow fever in Latin America - Mónica García
  • Chapter 14: Race, disease and public health: perceptions of Māori health - Katrina Ford
  • Chapter 15: Re-writing the ‘English disease’: migration, ethnicity and ‘tropical rickets’ - Roberta Bivins
  • Chapter 16: Social geographies of sickness and health in contemporary Paris: toward a human ecology of mortality in the 2003 heat wave disaster - Richard C. Keller
  • PART III: Technologies
  • Chapter 17: Disability and prosthetics in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century England - David M. Turner
  • Chapter 18: Disease, rehabilitation and pain - Julie Anderson
  • Chapter 19: From paraffin to PIP: the surgical search for the perfect breast - Fay Bound Alberti
  • Chapter 20: Cancer screening - David Cantor
  • Chapter 21: Medical bacteriology: microbes and disease, 1870–2000 - Christoph Gradmann
  • Chapter 22: Technology and the ‘social disease’ - Helen Bynum
  • Chapter 23: Reorganising chronic disease management: diabetes and bureaucratic technologies in post-war British general practice - Martin D. Moore
  • Chapter 24: Before HIV: venereal disease among homosexually active men in England and North America - Richard A. McKay
  • PART IV: Narratives
  • Chapter 25: Leprosy and identity in the Middle Ages - Elma Brener
  • Chapter 26: French medical consultations by mail, 1600–1800 - Robert Weston
  • Chapter 27: The clinical narratives of James Parkinson's Essay on the Shaking Palsy (1817) - Brian Hurwitz
  • Chapter 28: Digital narratives: four ‘hits’ in the history of migraine - Katherine Foxhall
  • Chapter 29: Case notes and madness - Alannah Tomkins
  • Chapter 30: Literature and disease: a novel contagion - Sam Goodman
  • Chapter 31: When bodies need stories in pictures - Arthur W. Frank
  • Chapter 32: Living in the present: illness, phenomenology, and well-being - Havi Carel