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  1. Strange Trips
    Drugs take strange journeys from the black market to the doctor's black bag. Changing marijuana laws in the United States and Canada, the opioid crisis, and the rising costs of pharmaceuticals have sharpened the public's awareness... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2019
    Hardback | £23.99
  2. Broken
    After 133 years of operation, the 2009 closure of Ontario's government-run institutions for people with intellectual disabilities has allowed accounts of those affected to emerge. Madeline Burghardt draws from narratives of institutional... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2019
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  3. The Grenfell Medical Mission and American Support in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1890s-1940s
    Dr Wilfred Grenfell, physician and folk hero, recruited thousands of volunteer workers for his Newfoundland and Labrador seamen's mission, many of them Americans from Ivy League institutions. As the medical mission grew to become... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2019
    Hardback | £99.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  4. Psychedelic Prophets
    Aldous Huxley (1894–1963) was the author of nearly fifty books and numerous essays, best known for his dystopian novel Brave New World. Humphry Osmond (1917–2004) was a British-trained psychiatrist interested in the... Learn More
    Published: 16th November 2018
    Hardback | £54.00
  5. Carving a Niche
    The beginning of the Mexican War of Independence in 1810 triggered radical political, social, and economic changes, including the reorganization of the medical profession. During this tumultuous period of transition, physicians... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2018
    Hardback | £99.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  6. The Invisible Injured
    Canadian soldiers returning home have always been changed by war and peacekeeping, frequently in harmful but unseen ways. The Invisible Injured explores the Canadian military’s continuous battle with psychological trauma... Learn More
    Published: 5th May 2017
    Hardback | £27.99
  7. Mobilizing Mercy
    For more than a century the Canadian Red Cross Society has provided help and comfort to vulnerable people at home and abroad. In the first detailed national history of the organization, Sarah Glassford reveals how the European-born... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2017
    Hardback | £33.00
  8. Telling the Flesh
    In the second half of the eighteenth century, celebrated Swiss physician Samuel Auguste Tissot (1728-1797) received over 1,200 medical consultation letters from across Europe and beyond. Written by individuals seeking respite... Learn More
    Published: 25th September 2015
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  9. Expelling the Plague
    A vibrant city-state on the Adriatic sea, Dubrovnik, also known as Ragusa, was a hub for the international trade between Europe and the Ottoman Empire. As a result, the city suffered frequent outbreaks of plague. Through a comprehensive... Learn More
    Published: 17th April 2015
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  10. Bodily Subjects
    From the nineteenth-century British Poor Laws, to an early twentieth-century Aboriginal reserve in Queensland Australia, to AIDS activists on the streets of Toronto in the 1990s, Bodily Subjects explores the historical entanglement... Learn More
    Published: 6th February 2015
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  11. The Black Doctors of Colonial Lima
    In this groundbreaking study on the intersection of race, science, and politics in colonial Latin American, José Jouve Martín explores the reasons why the city of Lima, in the decades that preceded the wars of independence... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2014
    Hardback | £37.00
  12. Sorrows of a Century
    In Sorrows of a Century, John Weaver describes how personal relationships, work, poverty, war, illness, and legal troubles have driven thousands to despair. His study is set in twentieth-century New Zealand where - in spite of... Learn More
    Published: 14th February 2014
    Hardback | £62.00
  13. Small Matters
    What was it like to be young and sick in the past? Who taught children how to be healthy and what were they expected to learn? In Small Matters, Mona Gleason explores how medical professionals, lay practitioners, and parents understood... Learn More
    Published: 9th May 2013
    Paperback | £21.99
  14. Small Matters
    What was it like to be young and sick in the past? Who taught children how to be healthy and what were they expected to learn? In Small Matters, Mona Gleason explores how medical professionals, lay practitioners, and parents understood... Learn More
    Published: 9th May 2013
    Hardback | £91.00
  15. The Fluorspar Mines of Newfoundland
    In the early 1930s a rich deposit of fluorspar, a mineral used in the production of aluminum, steel, non-stick coatings, and fire retardant clothing, was discovered on the southern tip of Newfoundland. Two mines were established... Learn More
    Published: 19th September 2012
    Hardback | £91.00
  16. The Fluorspar Mines of Newfoundland
    In the early 1930s a rich deposit of fluorspar, a mineral used in the production of aluminum, steel, non-stick coatings, and fire retardant clothing, was discovered on the southern tip of Newfoundland. Two mines were established... Learn More
    Published: 19th September 2012
    Paperback | £23.99
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