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War, Health, and Citizenship: Preventive Medicine on the Western Front

Mark Harrison

in The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575824
eISBN:
9780191595158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575824.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter considers the changes taking place in preventive medicine in the army and in civilian life in the run up to the First World War. It shows how various elements of preventive medicine were ... More


1720 Onwards: Inoculation: ‘pull'd about and solicited’ 1

Isobel Grundy

in Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187653
eISBN:
9780191674730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187653.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

While Lady Mary's Turkish adventures dropped behind her, new and problematic adventures awaited. Nicolas–Francois Rémond, whom she had met in Paris in 1718, had been pursuing her ever since. Rémond ... More


1732—August 1736: As Aunt and Mother: ‘A Mother only knows a Mother's fondness’ 1

Isobel Grundy

in Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187653
eISBN:
9780191674730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187653.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Lady Mary's days of exotic journeys seemed far away. Now her trips were short and sober. In the London area she visited Lord Ilay's Kenwood House, with Lady Oxford, and the spa at Islington, with ... More


Mass Vaccination: Citizens' Bodies and State Power in Modern China

Mary Augusta Brazelton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739989
eISBN:
9781501739996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739989.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

While the eradication of smallpox has long been documented, not many know the Chinese roots of this historic achievement. This book examines the People's Republic of China's public health campaigns ... More


Medicine, Gender, and Empire

Alison Bashford

in Gender and Empire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249503
eISBN:
9780191697821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249503.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter illustrates the complicated relations between colonialism, medicine, and the production of knowledge about gender, through the specific problem of inoculation versus vaccination, an ... More


Miraculous Plagues: An Epidemiology of Early New England Narrative

Cristobal Silva

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199743476
eISBN:
9780199896868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743476.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

This book reimagines New England’s literary history by tracing seventeenth- and early-eighteenth-century epidemics alongside the era of early colonial expansion, the Antinomian controversy, the ... More


Technologies of Inoculation

Cristobal Silva

in Miraculous Plagues: An Epidemiology of Early New England Narrative

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199743476
eISBN:
9780199896868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743476.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

This chapter examines the interlinked histories of inoculation and print during the 1721 Boston inoculation controversy. Cotton Mather claimed that he learned about inoculation from his slave ... More


Transforming Information : The Origin Of Statistics

Daniel R. Headrick

in When Information Came of Age: Technologies of Knowledge in the Age of Reason and Revolution, 1700-1850

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135978
eISBN:
9780197561645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135978.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

We live in a sea of numbers. surrounded by a culture of statistics—IQs, grade point averages, gross domestic products, batting aver­ages, Dow-Jones Industrial ... More


Audiences

Benjamin Poole

in SAW

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733568
eISBN:
9781800342057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733568.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assesses the influence of horror upon its audience. Does continued exposure to images of violence and sustained threat influence and corrupt audiences? Interestingly, the SAW films, or ... More


Animal models

Eric T. Harvill and Tracy Nicholson

in Pertussis: Epidemiology, Immunology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198811879
eISBN:
9780191850011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811879.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

There is a long history of the study of Bordetella species in animal hosts, built on the foundation of Koch’s postulates: experimentally inoculating animals with virulent bacteria to define various ... More


Byron’s ethnographic eye: the poet among the Italians

Gioia Angeletti

in Byron and Italy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100559
eISBN:
9781526132222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In this chapter, Gioia Angeletti examines Byron’s letters to his British correspondents and his journals from the Italian years in order to throw into relief their ‘ethnographic observation of the ... More


“Massacre of the Innocents”: Preventing Smallpox, 1796–1798

Paul Ramírez

in Enlightened Immunity: Mexico's Experiments with Disease Prevention in the Age of Reason

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604339
eISBN:
9781503605800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604339.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

At the end of the century the viceregal government mandated anticontagion measures for communities and households affected by infectious disease. Finally implemented in 1796 and 1797 with the arrival ... More


The Gift of Immunity: Domesticating Techniques

Paul Ramírez

in Enlightened Immunity: Mexico's Experiments with Disease Prevention in the Age of Reason

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604339
eISBN:
9781503605800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604339.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Historians of science observe that new technologies must be “domesticated” before they work. Drawing on these insights, this chapter shows how immunization was first introduced in medical treatises, ... More


Arthur Conan Doyle

Sarah LeFanu

in Something of Themselves: Kipling, Kingsley, Conan Doyle and the Anglo-Boer War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197501443
eISBN:
9780197536162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501443.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter traces the experience of the South African War on the later life and work of Arthur Conan Doyle, charting his agitation for military reform and for preventive health measures, especially ... More


A Suttonian in America

Gavin Weightman

in The Great Inoculator: The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300241440
eISBN:
9780300256314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241440.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores the practice of Suttonian inoculation in America. In Britain, there were not really any challenges to the Suttons' claim of their inoculation method's originality. However, most ... More


Sutton’s Swan Song

Gavin Weightman

in The Great Inoculator: The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300241440
eISBN:
9780300256314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241440.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter recounts how, once he had moved out of Sutton House, Daniel Sutton became itinerant, moving from one West End street to another in quick succession. In 1779, he announced that he had ... More


Jenner’s Debt to Sutton

Gavin Weightman

in The Great Inoculator: The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300241440
eISBN:
9780300256314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241440.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter assesses whether Edward Jenner would have discovered the protective power of cowpox even if there had been no inoculation before vaccination. In his account of how he made his discovery, ... More


Kristeva and Benjamin: Melancholy and the Allegorical Imagination

Elaine P. Miller

in Head Cases: Julia Kristeva on Philosophy and Art in Depressed Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166829
eISBN:
9780231537117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166829.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter considers Julia Kristeva's writings on melancholia, bringing together her earlier engagement with individual melancholia in Black Sun as well as her more recent discussions of national ... More


William Douglass and the Natural History of Credit

Jeffrey Sklansky

in Sovereign of the Market: The Money Question in Early America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226480336
eISBN:
9780226480473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226480473.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter follows the career of the Boston physician William Douglass, whose closely related ideas about colonial medicine, natural history, and commerce made him the foremost critic of paper ... More


Epidemics

Elaine G. Breslaw

in Lotions, Potions, Pills, and Magic: Health Care in Early America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787175
eISBN:
9780814739389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787175.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines how sporadic epidemics raged anew among the descendants of Old World people and continued among the Indians who had remained untouched by earlier incursions. Smallpox had been ... More


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