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An Equal BurdenThe Men of the Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War

An Equal Burden: The Men of the Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War

Jessica Meyer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198824169
eISBN:
9780191862762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824169.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

An Equal Burden forms the first scholarly study of the Army Medical Services in the First World War to focus on the roles and experiences of the men of the ranks of the Royal Army Medical Corps ... More

Making Mathematical CultureUniversity and Print in the Circle of Lefèvre d'Étaples

Making Mathematical Culture: University and Print in the Circle of Lefèvre d'Étaples

Richard Oosterhoff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198823520
eISBN:
9780191862151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823520.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, European Early Modern History

In 1503, for the first time, a student at Paris could spend his entire university career studying only the printed textbooks of his teacher, in the works of the humanist and university reformer ... More

EpidemicsHate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS

Epidemics: Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS

Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198819660
eISBN:
9780191859984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819660.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Social History

This book challenges a dominant hypothesis in the study of epidemics. From an interdisciplinary array of scholars, a consensus has emerged: invariably, epidemics in past times provoked class hatred, ... More

Locating the MedicalExplorations in South Asian History

Locating the Medical: Explorations in South Asian History

Rohan Deb Roy and Guy N.A. Attewell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199486717
eISBN:
9780199092093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199486717.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This volume interrogates the foundational categories that have come to define medical science in modern South Asia. Through case studies ranging from nineteenth- to twenty first-centuries, it ... More

Malleable AnatomiesModels, Makers, and Material Culture in Eighteenth-Century Italy

Malleable Anatomies: Models, Makers, and Material Culture in Eighteenth-Century Italy

Lucia Dacome

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198736189
eISBN:
9780191799914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736189.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Malleable Anatomies examines the early stages of the practice of anatomical modelling. It investigates the ‘mania’ for anatomical displays that swept the Italian peninsula in the mid-eighteenth ... More

Frozen EmpiresAn Environmental History of the Antarctic Peninsula

Frozen Empires: An Environmental History of the Antarctic Peninsula

Adrian Howkins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190249144
eISBN:
9780190249175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249144.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, World Modern History

This book examines the environmental history of the Antarctic Peninsula region from the early twentieth century to the present. As the most politically contested part of the Antarctic continent, the ... More

The Rarified Air of the ModernAirplanes and Technological Modernity in the Andes

The Rarified Air of the Modern: Airplanes and Technological Modernity in the Andes

Willie Hiatt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190248901
eISBN:
9780190248932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190248901.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book examines technology, modern identity, and history-making in Peru by telling the story of the surprising success of Peruvian pilots and how their achievements generated great optimism that ... More

Contagious CommunitiesMedicine, Migration, and the NHS in Post War Britain

Contagious Communities: Medicine, Migration, and the NHS in Post War Britain

Roberta Bivins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198725282
eISBN:
9780191792625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725282.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

It was only a coincidence that the NHS and the Empire Windrush (carrying 492 migrants from Britain’s West Indian colonies) arrived together. As the ship’s passengers disembarked in June 1948, frantic ... More

American Geography and GeographersToward Geographical Science

American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographical Science

Geoffrey J. Martin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195336023
eISBN:
9780190269920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336023.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Commencing in the 1820’s, American scholars took learning in Germany. There they confronted forms of geography in the universities, and learned of the normal school tradition. Upon their return to ... More

Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Anne Hardy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Salmonella family of bacteria were considered the dominant source of the common affliction of food poisoning for most of the twentieth century. Food poisoning was identified as a public health ... More

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