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Published May, 2017
By Maitre de Conference Stefanie Buchenau and Roberto Lo Presti
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
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This edited volume focuses on medical and philosophical debates on human intelligence and animal perception in the early modern age.

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Published January, 2017
By Jeanne Kisacky
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
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Examines hospital design in the United States from the 1870s through the 1940s. Jeanne Kisacky reveals the changing role of the hospital within the city, the competing claims of doctors and architects for expertise in hospital design, and the influence of new medical theories and practices on established traditions.

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Published November, 2016
By L. S. Jacyna
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
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Published April, 2016
By Matthew James Crawford
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
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Using the story of cinchona bark, and drawing on extensive archival research, Matthew Crawford shows how indigenous healers, labourers, merchants, colonial officials, and creole elites contested European science and thwarted imperial reform by asserting their authority to speak for the natural world.

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Published April, 2016
By Hyung Wook Park
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
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Published January, 2016
By Michael Zeheter
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
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Throughout the nineteenth century, cholera was a global scourge. Its causes were bitterly disputed. What experts did agree on was that the environment played a crucial role. In this book, Michael Zeheter offers a probing case study of the environmental changes made to fight cholera in two British colonies: Madras in India and Quebec City in Canada.

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Published June, 2015
By Sarah C. Alexander
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
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The Victorians were obsessed with the empirical but were frequently frustrated by the sizeable gaps in their understanding of the world around them. This study examines how literature and popular culture adopted the emerging language of physics to explain the unknown or i'1/2imponderablei'1/2.

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Published June, 2015
By Louise Penner and Tabitha Sparks
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
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Explores the rise of scientific medicine and its impact on Victorian popular culture. Chapters include an examination of Charles Dickens's involvement with hospital funding, concerns over milk purity and the theatrical portrayal of drug addiction, plus a whole section devoted to the representation of medicine in crime fiction.

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Published October, 2013
By Ben Marsden, Hazel Hutchinson and Ralph O'Connor
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
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Published October, 2013
By Claire L. Jones
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
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