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Health and Disease


Canguilhem, Georges. On the Normal and the Pathological. Dordrecht, Netherlands, and London: Reidel, 1978.

Caplan, Arthur L., Tristram H. Engelhardt, and James J. McCartney, eds. Concepts of Health and Disease: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 1981.

Conrad, Lawrence I., et al. The Western Medical Tradition: 800 B.C.–1800 A.D. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Cooter, Roger, and John Pickstone, eds. Medicine in the Twentieth Century. Amsterdam: Harwood, 2000.

Faber, Knud H. Nosography: The Evolution of Clinical Medicine in Modern Times. Rev. ed. New York: Hoeber, 1930. Reprint, New York: AMS, 1978.

Gerhardt, Uta. Ideas about Illness: An Intellectual and Political History of Medical Sociology. New York: New York University Press, 1989.

Gilman, Sander L. Health and Illness: Images of Difference. London: Reaktion, 1995.

King, Lester S. Medical Thinking: A Historical Preface. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1982.

Kiple, Kenneth F., ed. The Cambridge World History of Human Disease. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Kuriyama, Shigehisa. The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine. New York: Zone Books, 1999.

Rosenberg, Charles E., and Janet Golden, eds. Framing Disease: Studies in Cultural History. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1992.

Temkin, Owsei. The Double Face of Janus and Other Essays in the History of Medicine. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977.

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