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USC Historian Sifts World's Oldest Printed Medical Books For Clues To Riddle Of Gender
...ents were stimulated by the landmarkwork of fellow historian
Thomas Laqueur on the pre-Enlightenment Europeanmedical tradition, notably in his book "Making Sex: Body and Gender from theGreeks to Freud." Where Laqueur showed how Renaissance intellectual and medicalbeliefs about maleness and femaleness came out ...
1930s Fascism Spawned Public Health Initiatives
...trongly affected research. The Penn State historian
shows that public health initiatives werelaunched in the name of national socialism and that Nazi ideals informed thepractice and popularization of science, guiding it, motivating it andreorienting it in ways we are only beginning to appreciate. ...
From Houses Of Mercy To Temples Of Surgical Precision -- A New Book Explores The History Of Hospitals
...ok, Mending Bodies,Saving Souls, medically trained historian
Guenter B. Risse traces the evolutionof hospitals from their early mission as humble houses of mercy to today's roleof some as arenas of nearly miraculous technical feats. Throughout the bookRisse suggests that today's emphasis on extraordinarily ref...
From the days of the 'Wild West' to world renown: Medical historian describes the U-M Medical School's first 150 years
...ar celebrating its 150th anniversary, says medical historian
Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D., in a paper in the curr...9th century medical school, Markel writes, quoting historian
Thomas N. Bonner: "No school of this era was without its 'horror stories' of nightly raids on cemete...
NIH History Day celebrates NIH; Features lecture and tours
... not just facts of events printed in a book," says historian
Victoria Harden, Ph.D., the Director of the Office of NIH History and its Stetten Museum of Medical Research. "History is alive and all around us in the form of documents, tools, electronic records, and the personal experiences of the people who wor...
'Plague and Fire' a tale of public health, imperialism, race relations, catastrophe
EUGENE, Ore.--A new book by University of Oregon historian
James Mohr is the first in-depth account of the epic story behind the burning of Honolulu's Chinatown during the bubonic plague epidemic of 1900. "Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown" (Oxford University ...