Book Reviews – Comptes-rendus de livres

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The Canadian Bulletin of Medical History  is looking for reviewers  for the following new publications in the field of health and medical history.  Le Bulletin canadien d’histoire de la médecine est à la recherche de volontaires pour écrire les  compte-rendus des livres en histoire de la médecine et de la santé qui se trouvent listés ci-dessous.

For presses wishing to have books reviewed, please contact the editor responsible before sending books.  Les maisons d’éditions doivent contacter les responsables de la rédaction avant d’expédier un livre pour en demander la recension.

To review English language books, please contact:
Jenny Ellison, PhD
Mount Allison University
63D York Street, Sackville, NB
E4L 1G9
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Pour proposer des compte-rendus des livres en français, veuillez contacter:
Alexandre Klein, PhD
Faculté des sciences de la santé
Université d’Ottawa
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Books / Les livres

Anderson, Robert G W and Jean Jones, eds. The Correspondence of Joseph Black. Ashgate, 2012.

Andrews, Birdie. The Making of Modern Chinese Medicine, 1850-1960. University of British Columbia Press, 2013.

Arsdall, Anne Van, ed.  Herbs and Healers from the Ancient Mediterranean through the Medieval West- Essays in Honor of John M. Riddle. Ashgate, 2012.

Bhattacharya, Nandini. Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India. Liverpool University Press, 2012

Braun, Lindy. Breathing Race Into the Machine: The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics. University of Minnesota Press, 2014.

Doyle, Barry M. The Politics of Hospital Provision in Early Twentieth-Century Britain. Pickering Chatto, 2014.

Fox, Renée C. Doctors Without Borders: Humanitarian Quests, Impossible Dreams of Médecins SandFrontières. Baltimore: John’s Hopkins University Press, 2014.

Gilman, Ernest B. Yiddish Poetry and the Tuberculosis Sanatorium, 1900-1970. Syracuse University Press, 2014.

Grob, Gerald N. Aging Bones: A Short History of Osteoporosis. Baltimore: John’s Hopkins University Press, 2014.

Halfmann, Drew. Doctors and Demonstrators: How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain, and Canada. University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Horwitz, Allan V. Anxiety: A Short History. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.

Humphreys, Margaret. Marrow of Tragedy: The Health Crisis of the American Civil War. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.

Kirkham, Anne and Cordelia Warr (eds). Wounds in the Middle Ages. Ashgate, 2014.

Lachenal, Guillaume. Le médicament qui devait sauver l’Afrique. Un scandale pharmaceutique aux colonies. La Découverte – Les empêcheurs de penser en rond, 2014.

Lee, Jon D. An Epidemic of Rumors: How Stories Shape our Perceptions of Disease. University of Calgary Press, 2014.

Martin, Paula J. Suzanne Noel: Cosmetic Surgery, Feminism and Beauty in Early 20th Century France. Ashgate, 2014.

McLaren, Angus. Reproduction by Design: Sex, Robots, Trees, and Test-Tube Babies in Interwar Britain. University Of Chicago Press, 2012.

Mohr, James C. Licensed to Practice: The Supreme Court Defines the American Medical Profession. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.

Monnais,  Laurence, C. Michele Thompson and Ayo Wahlberg, eds. Southern Medicine for Southern People: Vietnamese Medicine in the Making. Cambridge, 2012.

Mosby, Ian. Food Will Win the War. University of British Columbia Press, 2014.

Ortiz-Gómez, Teresa and María Jesús Santesmases (eds.). Gendered Drugs and Medicine-Historical and Socio-Cultural Perspectives. Ashgate, 2014.

Osborne, Michael. The Emergence of Tropical Medicine in France. University of Chicago Press, 2014.

Paul, Diane B. and Brosco, Jeffrey P. The PKU Paradox: A Short History of a Genetic Disease. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.

Persaud, TVN, Marios Loukas and R. Shane Tubbs. A History of Human Anatomy. Charles C. Thomson, 2014.

Richert, Lucas. Conservatism, Consumer Consumer Choice and the Food and Drug Administration during the Reagan Era: A Prescription for Scandal. New York: Lexington Books, 2014.

Shepherd, Anna. Institutionalizing the Insane in Nineteenth-Century England. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2014.

Shorter, Edward. Partnership for Excellence: Medicine at the University of Toronto and Academic Hospitals. University of Toronto Press, 2013.

Skelly, Julia. Addiction and British Visual Culture, 1751–1919: Wasted Looks. Ashgate, 2014.

Slater, John, Maríaluz López-Terrada, and José Pardo-Tomás (eds.). Medical Cultures of the Early Modern Spanish Empire. Ashgate, 2014.

Swanson, Kara W. Banking the Body: The Market in Blood, Milk and Sperm in Modern America. Harvard University Press, 2014.

Wilson, Adrian. Ideas and Practices in the History of Medicine, 1650-1820. Ashgate, 2014.