New issue – Bulletin for the History of Medicine

The latest issue of the Bulletin for the History of Medicine contains a number of articles that might be of interest to H-Madness readers, including a piece by Beth Linker on “The Borderland of Medical and Disability History” (followed by two comments by Daniel J. Wilson and Julie Livingston), and an article by David Wright et al. about mental asylums in Victorian Canada.

The complete table of contents is below:

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note
http://bit.ly/1kH0Ezl
Positioning Paper
“On the Borderland of Medical and Disability History: A Survey of the Fields”
Beth Linker
http://bit.ly/1alYe2mCommentary
Daniel J. Wilson
http://bit.ly/KaytZbCommentary
Catherine Kudlick
http://bit.ly/1fFH9EZ

Commentary
Julie Livingston
http://bit.ly/1mh0Y69

Articles
“The Invention of Infertility in the Classical Greek World: Medicine, Divinity, and Gender”
Rebecca Flemming
http://bit.ly/1fFHoA7

“Dying to Get Out of the Asylum: Mortality and Madness in Four Mental Hospitals in Victorian Canada, c. 1841–1891”
David Wright, Laurie Jacklin, and Tom Themeles
http://bit.ly/1awlXge

“Benevolent Tyranny of Biostatistics: Public Administration and the Promotion of Biostatistics at the National Institutes of Health, 1946–1970”
Sejal Patel
http://bit.ly/1jbk4dU

“Plow, Town, and Gown: The Politics of Family Practice in 1960s America”
Dominique Tobbell
http://bit.ly/1dY8jAa

News and Events

Book Reviews
Anthony Cerulli. Somatic Lessons: Narrating Patienthood and Illness in Indian Medical Literature
Reviewer: Hartmut Scharfe
http://bit.ly/1b8gysM

Esther Cohen, Leona Toker, Manuela Consonni, and Otniel E. Dror, eds. Knowledge and Pain
Reviewer: Joanna Bourke
http://bit.ly/1dC1TMe

John Parascandola. King of Poisons: A History of Arsenic
Reviewer: P. W. J. Bartrip
http://bit.ly/1kGXRWO

Sylvia A. Pamboukian. Doctoring the Novel: Medicine and Quackery from Shelley to Doyle
Reviewer: Michael Brown
http://bit.ly/1eXbM46

Nancy Cervetti. S. Weir Mitchell, 1829–1914: Philadelphia’s Literary Physician
Reviewer: Helen L. Horowitz
http://bit.ly/19zR5gD

<http://bit.ly/19zR5gD>Guy R. Hasegawa. Mending Broken Soldiers: The Union and Confederate Programs to Supply Artificial Limbs
Reviewer: J. T. H. Connor
http://bit.ly/19zRb7P

Pratik Chakrabarti. Bacteriology in British India: Laboratory Medicine and the Tropics
Reviewer: Christoph Gradmann
http://bit.ly/1cBcFfB

Marian Moser Jones. The American Red Cross from Clara Barton to the New Deal
Reviewer: Julia F. Irwin
http://bit.ly/1deHXsJ

David S. Jones. Broken Hearts: The Tangled History of Cardiac Care
Reviewer: Allen B. Weisse
http://bit.ly/1dtCGkE

Paul Starr. Remedy and Reaction: The Peculiar American Struggle over Health Care Reform
Reviewer: Daniel M. Fox
http://bit.ly/1dY9rE1

Guenter B. Risse. Plague, Fear, and Politics in San Francisco’s Chinatown
Reviewer: Myron Echenberg
http://bit.ly/Lqx2H3

<http://bit.ly/Lqx2H3>William C. Summers. The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910–1911: The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease
Reviewer: Carol A. Benedict
http://bit.ly/1awnymd

Beth Linker. Warʼs Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I America
Reviewer: Jeffrey S. Reznick
http://bit.ly/1dC2zRP

Sarah G. Mars. The Politics of Addiction: Medical Conflict and Drug Dependence in England since the 1960s
Reviewer: Stephen Snelders
http://bit.ly/1eH24T3

Kaushik Sunder Rajan, ed. Lively Capital: Biotechnologies, Ethics, and Governance in Global Markets
Reviewer: Todd Meyers
http://bit.ly/1dCmCOq

Jonathan Kahn. Race in a Bottle: The Story of BiDil and Racialized Medicine in a Post-Genomic Age
Reviewer: Anne Pollock
http://bit.ly/1eQXCDj

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