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This volume provides new perspectives on the modern history of quarantine in various locations across the European and Islamic Mediterranean. -- .

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Published February, 2018
By Irina Metzler
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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Combines modern and medieval approaches to intellectual disability, and engages with a very wide range of sources in order to fill a major gap in this relatively new field, and demonstrate that disability, illness and healthcare are embedded in daily life.

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Published January, 2018
By C F Goodey, Patrick McDonagh and Timothy Stainton
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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This collection of essays investigates the historical genealogy of our contemporary ideas of intellectual or learning disability. The essays engage with literary, educational, cultural, legal, religious, psychiatric and philosophical histories to track how and why these precursor ideas arose and explore how they helped shape current concepts. -- .

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Published January, 2018
By John Lever and Johan Fischer
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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This book explores the emergence and expansion of global kosher and halal markets with a particular focus on the UK and Denmark. -- .

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Published December, 2017
By Julian Simpson
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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Migrant Architects is the first book to assess the impact of the migration of doctors from the Indian subcontinent on postwar development of British general practice and by extension the ways in which they influenced the development of the NHS. -- .

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Published December, 2017
By Wing-Chung Ho
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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This book aims to explore the lived experience of workers suffering from occupational diseases in contemporary China through a corpus of qualitative, ethnographic data solicited from about one hundred peasant-workers. -- .

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Published November, 2017
By Markku Hokkanen
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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This book makes a new contribution to histories of medicine and health in the colonial era, with particular focus on Malawi, the British Empire and Southern Africa. It argues that mobility of people, ideas and materials was crucial within the dynamic, intertwined and networked medical culture of colonial Malawi.

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Published September, 2017
By Mary Hunter, Amelia Jones and Marsha Meskimmon
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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Sheds new light on the relevance of the visual in medical and scientific cultures, and on the relationship between artistic and medical practices and imagery.

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Published August, 2017
By Tania Woloshyn
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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Published July, 2017
By Dr Tomas Macsotay, Dr Cornelis van der Haven and Karel Vanhaesebrouck
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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Brings into mutual dialogue several existing strands of the study of pain and embodied violence. The volume's two-fold approach, themed both on the hurt and hurt-inducing body, is unique. It encompasses both the victim's presence as an image or performed event of pain and the transmitted burden or 'pain' experienced by the watching audience.

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