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Caroline Covenants: Scotland, 1636–1640

Charles W. A. Prior

in A Confusion of Tongues: Britain's Wars of Reformation, 1625-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698257
eISBN:
9780191739040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698257.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The flashpoint for the Wars of the Three Kingdoms was Scotland, where debates on ecclesiology and law generated attacks on the ecclesiastical supremacy of Crown and bishops. Debates on ecclesiology ... More


Sickness, medical welfare and the English poor, 1750-1834

Steven King

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526129000
eISBN:
9781526138859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129000.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores the welfare experiences of the sick poor between the 1750s and through the so-called crisis of the Old Poor Law ending in the 1830s. It brings together a large dataset of accounts, ... More


Afterword

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

John Henry Newman is without a doubt one of the founding Doctors of the Church. The Roman Catholic Church however, would not declare him as such unless he had first been canonised as a saint. This ... More


Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Working in a World of Hurt uncovers and analyses the range of responses to psychological trauma by male and female medical personnel in wartime in the 20th and early 21st centuries. Until now, ... More


Defiance: Creating Islands of Treatment

Gerald M. Oppenheimer and Ronald Bayer

in Shattered Dreams?: An Oral History of the South African AIDS Epidemic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307306
eISBN:
9780199863976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307306.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Despite the government's intransigence regarding antiretroviral treatment, islands of access to such care began to materialize in the late 1990s. Clinical investigators capitalized on the interests ... More


The Politics of Fear: Médecins sans Frontières and the West African Ebola Epidemic

Michiel Hofman and Sokhieng Au (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190624477
eISBN:
9780190624507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624477.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Although Ebola and similar hemorrhagic fevers have occurred in the past, both the numbers and geographic spread of the 2014-15 West African Ebola epidemic were unprecedented. Ebola and the associated ... More


Scabrous Matters: Spurious Vaccinations in the Confederacy

Robert D. Hicks (ed.)

in War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643205
eISBN:
9781469643229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643205.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As smallpox spread through the Confederacy, its physicians tried to innoculate the population against the dreaded disease. They created vaccine matter, which are human-made artifacts, by infecting ... More


Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets

Elissa Bemporad

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190466459
eISBN:
9780190466480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190466459.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book traces the legacies of the two classical and most extreme manifestations of tsarist antisemitism—pogroms and blood libels—in the Soviet Union, from 1917 to the early 1960s. Closely ... More


Thailand: Chasing the Dream of Free Medical Care for the Sick

Joseph Harris

in Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709968
eISBN:
9781501714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709968.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Set against existing explanations for Thailand’s landmark universal coverage policy, this chapter traces the historical rise of a movement of progressive physicians in Thailand (the Rural Doctors’ ... More


Voices: Heroes, Martyrs, Witnesses and Experts

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes the role of charismatic and expert voice in articulating the message of human rights campaigns. Both collective and individual voice are considered. The chapter profiles the ... More


U.S. Sanitary Commission Physicians and the Transformation of American Health Care

Kathryn Shively Meier

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Although the Jacksonian era did much to erode the relationship between professional physicians and the American populace, the Civil War provided a singular opportunity for a new class of doctors to ... More


Regarding Perpetrators: Studying Collective Violence

Robert N. Kraft

in Violent Accounts: Understanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479821600
eISBN:
9781479870288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479821600.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses how to conduct meaningful behavioral research on violence. One effective approache is to interview individuals who have actually committed collective violence in the past, and ... More


Treating the sick poor: a quantitative overview

Steven King

in Sickness, medical welfare and the English poor, 1750-1834

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526129000
eISBN:
9781526138859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129000.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter provides a quantitative overview of the scale and complexion of medical welfare for the period 1750-1834. It focuses on the records of 117 parishes across seven English counties, ... More


Medical people

Steven King

in Sickness, medical welfare and the English poor, 1750-1834

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526129000
eISBN:
9781526138859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129000.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on one aspect of spending, that on ‘medical people’. In particular it looks at doctors, nurses and so-called irregular healers on a spectrum from bonesetters, lay healers and to ... More


The medical economy of makeshifts

Steven King

in Sickness, medical welfare and the English poor, 1750-1834

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526129000
eISBN:
9781526138859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129000.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter tries to situate parochial medical welfare within the wider medical economy of makeshifts. It argues that paupers engaged in a three strand set of responses to illness in addition to ... More


Border Wars, Plots, and Spy Mania 1945–1953

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses serious insurgency movements faced by Soviet security and political chiefs. It reports the length of the Soviet Union's borders as the war drew to an end. It also describes the ... More


Translating Aid, Brokering Identity: Malagasy Doctors as Precarious Heroes

Britt Halvorson

in Conversionary Sites: Transforming Medical Aid and Global Christianity from Madagascar to Minnesota

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557120
eISBN:
9780226557434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557434.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the emergence and experiences of Merina and Betsileo Malagasy Lutheran doctors and administrators who act as cultural translators or “middle figures” to the two American NGOs ... More


‘You damn well just got on with your job’: medical personnel and the invasion of Europe in the Second World War

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

in Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

The focus in this chapter is on front-line medical personnel, many of whom had volunteered to work with combat units and specifically examines the experiences of nurses and doctors who accompanied ... More


Crying silently: doctors and medics in the Vietnam War

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

in Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The Vietnam nursing experience has received more attention than that of doctors and other men serving in a medical capacity. To redress this imbalance, this chapter considers a range of accounts by ... More


Fatal injury

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

in Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines how medical personnel memoirs from the Iraq war construct and reconstruct injury, particularly what is euphemistically called 'fatal injury' as their writers respond to the ... More


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