Call for Review: ‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858’ by Megan Coyer

The Centre for Medical Humanities is delighted to offer ‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press‘ by Megan Coyer (2016) for review. This book is the first major study of the relationship between Scottish Romanticism and medical culture, and further information about the themes under study can be found at Edinburgh University Press. Expressions of interest are particularly Read the full article…

‘Medical Cultures of the Early Modern Spanish Empire’ reviewed by Dr Elena Burgos-Martínez

‘Medical Cultures of the Early Modern Spanish Empire’ edited by John Slater, Maríaluz López-Terrada, and José Pardo-Tomás (Ashgate, 2014). This ambitious and overdue monograph comes to life after years of conversations and correspondence amongst academics. Through collaboration, they have seized the so-called derivative aspects of the development of Spanish medicine and depictions of Spain’s startling Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘Medical Cultures of the Early Modern Spanish Empire’ edited by John Slater, Maríaluz López-Terrada, and José Pardo-Tomás

Fresh off the press from Ashgate and now available for review is ‘Medical Cultures of the Early Modern Spanish Empire’, edited by John Slater, Maríaluz López-Terrada, and José Pardo-Tomás. Expressions of interest are welcome from all angles of the medical humanities, and may be of particular interest to those working in the history of medicine.  ‘Early modern Spain was Read the full article…