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Madness, Migration and the Irish in Lancashire, c.1850-1921

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Soaking up the Rays: the Reception of Light Therapeutics in Britain, c.1899-1938

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The History of Mental Health Care in Post-War Britain

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A Contemporary History of Female Sexual Dysfunction, 1960 to the Present

Sound

Blindness, Sound and the Development of Acoustics in Nineteenth-Century France

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Everyday Technology in Monsoon Asia, 1880-1960

 

ESRCHealing Medical Power and the Poor: Contests in Tribal India 

 

Household 
Household Medicine in Early Modern England

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Baroque

Medicine at the Baroque Court in Munich, 1600-1750

Leverhulme

Motherhood c. 1970-1990. An Oral History

 

Morbidity Morbidity and Mortality in the Concentration Camps of the South African War (1899-1902)

Wellcome

Pulling the Plug?: An Oral History of Spa Practices and Experiences at the Royal Pump Rooms

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Reading for Cures: Texts, Readers and Lay Medical Practice in Early Modern England

 

Contextual

Recipes, Remedies, Receipts

 Psychiatric

Relationship Versus Authority: Psychiatric Social Work, Therapeutic Communities, and the Subjectivity of the Child, c1930 - c1970
 

Placebo 

The Anxious Object

 

 

Canteen

The Politics and Practices of Health in Work in Britain, 1915-1951

Wellcome

Towards a Pre-History of Palliative Care: A Pilot Study Centred on Medical Education and Practice in Birmingham, c.1930-1970

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Women Biochemists, 1906-1939

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'Bounding, Saucy Girls’: Health, Adolescence and the Modern Girl in Britain, 1874-1920s 

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Landscape of the Child in Post-War Britain
 

healing.pngHistory of Subaltern Healing in South Asia

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Biotrash: Medical Garbage in Chennai, India, 1980-2010

science_med_tech.jpg'Science, technology and medicine in India, 1930-2000: The problem of poverty.'

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Galen's Commentaries on Hippocrates' Epidemics