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A History of Radionuclide Studies in the UK : 50th Anniversary of the British Nuclear Medicine Society

The British Nuclear Medicine Society celebrates its 50th Anniversary with this booklet, which reflects the research of many ...

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Bearing Witness Ruth Harrison and British Farm Animal Welfare (1920–2000)

This book is the biography of one of Britain’s foremost animal welfare campaigners and of the world of activism, science, ...

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Civilian Lunatic Asylums During the First World War A Study of Austerity on London's Fringe

This book explores the history of asylums and their civilian patients during the First World War, focusing on the effects ...

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De Barrett à Zollinger-Ellison Quelques cas historiques en gastroentérologie = From Barrett to Zollinger-Ellison Some historical cases in gastroenterology

This book portrays the character traits, the little quirks or the great faults of this illustrious character. In a text combining ...

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From Melancholia to Depression Disordered Mood in Nineteenth-Century Psychiatry

This book maps a crucial but neglected chapter in the history of psychiatry: how was melancholia transformed in the nineteenth ...

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Healthy Minds in the Twentieth Century In and Beyond the Asylum

This book contributes a new dimension to the study of mental health and psychiatry in the twentieth century. It takes the ...

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Improving Psychiatric Care for Older People

This book tells the story of Barbara Robb and her pressure group, Aid for the Elderly in Government Institutions (AEGIS). ...

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Investigating the Body in the Victorian Asylum

This book explores how the body was investigated in the late nineteenth-century asylum in Britain. As more and more Victorian ...

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Placing the Public in Public Health in Post-War Britain, 1948–2012

This book explores the question of who or what ‘the public’ is within ‘public health’ in post-war Britain. Drawing ...

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Psychiatry and Decolonisation in Uganda

This book investigates psychiatry in Uganda during the years of decolonisation. It examines the challenges facing a new generation ...

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The Aetiology of Deep Venous Thrombosis : A Critical, Historical and Epistemological Survey

What we now call ‘deep venous thrombosis’ (DVT) has been studied in diverse ways during the last 200–300 years. Each ...

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Vegetative Powers

The volume analyzes the natural philosophical accounts and debates concerning the vegetative powers, namely nutrition, growth, ...

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Vermin, Victims and Disease : British Debates over Bovine Tuberculosis and Badgers

This book provides the first critical history of the controversy over whether to cull wild badgers to control the spread ...

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Virchows Eulogies : Rudolf Virchow in Tribute to his Fellow Scientists

Rudolph Virchow (1821-1902) was a leading figure in the medical, political and intellectual life of Germany in the second ...

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