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Published March, 2021
By Sara Ritchey
Publisher: Cornell University Press
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Published March, 2021
By Talia Dan-Cohen
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Published March, 2021
By Talia Dan-Cohen
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Published March, 2020
By Trais Pearson and Quentin Pearson
Publisher: Cornell University Press
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"This book recovers a hidden tradition of Thai political life in the era of high imperialism by examining legal and medico-legal interventions in death"--

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Published December, 2019
By Adam J. Davis
Publisher: Cornell University Press
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In The Medieval Economy of Salvation, Adam J. Davis shows how the burgeoning commercial economy of western Europe in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, alongside an emerging culture of Christian charity, led to the establishment of hundreds of hospitals and leper houses. Focusing on the county of Champagne, he looks at the ways in which...

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Published December, 2019
By Jacob Copeman and Dwaipayan Banerjee
Publisher: Cornell University Press
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In this ground-breaking account of the political economy and cultural meaning of blood in contemporary India, Jacob Copeman and Dwaipayan Banerjee examine how the giving and receiving of blood has shaped social and political life. Hematologies traces how the substance congeals political ideologies, biomedical rationalities, and activist...

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Published October, 2019
By David Lehman
Publisher: Cornell University Press
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In One Hundred Autobiographies, poet and scholar David Lehman applies the full measure of his intellectual powers to cope with a frightening diagnosis and painful treatment for cancer. No matter how debilitating the medical procedures, Lehman wrote every day during chemotherapy and in the aftermath of radical surgery. With characteristic riffs...

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Published October, 2019
By Mary Augusta Brazelton
Publisher: Cornell University Press
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While the eradication of smallpox has long been documented, not many know the Chinese roots of this historic achievement. In this revelatory study, Mary Augusta Brazelton examines the PRC's public health campaigns of the 1950s to explain just how China managed to inoculate almost six hundred million people against this and other deadly...

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Published August, 2019
By Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski
Publisher: Cornell University Press
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Examining representations of Caesarean birth in legend and art and tracing its history in medical writing, Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski addresses the web of religious, ethical, and cultural questions concerning abdominal delivery in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance...

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Published July, 2019
By Emily Mendenhall and Mark Nichter
Publisher: Cornell University Press
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In Rethinking Diabetes, Emily Mendenhall investigates how global and local factors transform how diabetes is perceived, experienced, and embodied from place to place. Mendenhall argues that the link between sugar and diabetes overshadows the ways in which underlying biological processes linking hunger, oppression, trauma, unbridled stress, and...

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