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Published April, 2022
By Susan H. Brandt
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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Published November, 2021
By Girolamo Mercuriale and Craig Martin
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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Physician Girolamo Mercuriale pronounced in On Pestilence that plague was characterized by its lethal nature and the rapidity with which it spread. His work appears here for the first time in English, with an introduction that places the work within the context of the history of medicine, and our own responses to epidemic disease.

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Published November, 2021
By Girolamo Mercuriale and Craig Martin
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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Physician Girolamo Mercuriale pronounced in On Pestilence that plague was characterized by its lethal nature and the rapidity with which it spread. His work appears here for the first time in English, with an introduction that places the work within the context of the history of medicine, and our own responses to epidemic disease.

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Published March, 2020
By George Scialabba
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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In How to Be Depressed, essayist George Scialabba collects decades of his own mental health records-along with an introduction, an interview, and a glossary of terms-to form an unusual, searching, and poignant hybrid of essay and memoir that strives to make sense of the baffling disease that is clinical depression.

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Published March, 2020
By Theodore Powers
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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Through participant observation and in-depth interviews, Sustaining Life explores how the South African AIDS movement transformed public health institutions, changed policy norms, and enabled near-universal access to treatment to sustain the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS.

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Published November, 2019
By Andrew T. Simpson
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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The Medical Metropolis offers the first comparative, historical account of how big medicine shaped American cities in the postindustrial era. Taking Pittsburgh and Houston as case studies, Andrew T. Simpson traces the effects the changing business of American health care had on policy, privatization, and technological innovation.

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Published August, 2019
By G. Geltner
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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Reconstructing the mandates and activities of urban "healthscapers" between roughly 1250 and 1500, Roads to Health contends that preventive healthcare emerged from a steady concern for populations' wellbeing. It challenges the view of the Black Death, let alone the Industrial Revolution, as a unique trigger in public health history.

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Published May, 2019
By Julie Orlemanski
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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In the period just prior to medicine's modernity, England saw a remarkable upsurge in medical writing. Julie Orlemanski's Symptomatic Subjects shows how late medieval English writers drew on the discourse of medicine to narrate anew the crossings-and the conflicts-between physiology and personhood.

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Published August, 2018
By Stanley A Briller and Hadley L Conn Jr
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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Published July, 2018
By Susan L. Einbinder
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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In After the Black Death, Susan L. Einbinder uncovers Jewish responses to plague and violence in fourteenth-century Provence and Iberia, discovering a fundamental continuity in Jewish worldview and means of expression.

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