Book ID: CBB000774419

Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (2006)

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Timmermann, Carsten (Editor)
Anderson, Julie (Editor)


Palgrave Macmillan


Publication Date: 2006
Physical Details: xiv + 284 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description Contents:


Reviewed By

Review Barnett, Richard (2008) Review of "Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective". Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology (p. 287). unapi

Review Lederer, Susan E. (2008) Review of "Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective". British Journal for the History of Science (p. 122). unapi

Review Millard, Andre (2008) Review of "Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective". Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (p. 401). unapi

Review Lesko, Jason (2008) Review of "Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective". Technology and Culture (p. 516). unapi

Includes Chapters

Chapter Anderson, Julie; Timmermann, Carsten (2006) Introduction: Devices, Designs and the History of Technology in Medicine. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 1). unapi

Chapter Pickstone, John V. (2006) Bones in Lancashire: Towards Long-term Contextual Analysis of Medical Technology. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 17). unapi

Chapter Reinarz, Jonathan (2006) Mechanizing Medicine: Medical Innovations and the Birmingham Voluntary Hospitals in the Nineteenth Century. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 37). unapi

Chapter Crenner, Christopher (2006) Private Laboratories and Medical Expertise in Boston Circa 1900. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 61). unapi

Chapter Twohig, Peter L. (2006) Innovating Expertise: X-ray and Laboratory Workers in the Canadian Hospital, 1920--1950. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 74). unapi

Chapter Handley, Neil (2006) Artificial Eyes and the Artificialization of the Human Face. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 97). unapi

Chapter Hidefjall, Patrik (2006) Biotronik: 40 Years of German Entrepreneurship in Medical Technology. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 112). unapi

Chapter Ueyama, Takahiro; Lecuyer, Christophe (2006) Building Science-Based Medicine at Stanford: Henry Kaplan and the Medical Linear Accelerator, 1948--1975. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 137). unapi

Chapter Timmermann, Carsten (2006) Hexamethonium, Hypertension and Pharmaceutical Innovation: The Transformation of an Experimental Drug in Post-war Britain. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 156). unapi

Chapter Anderson, Julie (2006) Greenhouses and Body Suits: The Challenge to Knowledge in Early Hip Replacement Surgery 1960--1982. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 175). unapi

Chapter Bud, Robert (2006) From Epidemic to Scandal: The Politicization of Antibiotic Resistance, 1957--1969. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 195). unapi

Chapter Kutcher, Gerald (2006) Cancer Clinical Trials and the Transfer of Medical Knowledge: Metrology, Contestation and Local Practice. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 212). unapi

Chapter Wyatt, Sally; Henwood, Flis (2006) “The Best Bones in the Graveyard”: Risky Technologies and Risks in Knowledge. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 231). unapi

Chapter Blume, Stuart (2006) The Politics of Endpoints. In: Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (p. 249). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Cambrosio, Alberto
Young, Allan
Lock, Margaret M.
Clarke, Adele E.
Fosket, Jennifer Ruth
Mamo, Laura
Journals
Technology and Culture
Polhem: Tidskrift för Teknikhistoria
Dynamis: Acta Hispanica ad Medicinae Scientiarumque Historiam Illustrandam
Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Gesnerus
Science in Context
Publishers
Lexington Books
Cambridge University Press
Prometheus Books
Oxford University Press
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Duke University Press
Concepts
Medicine and technology, relationships
Medical technology
Medicine
Biomedical technology
Technology
Medicine and culture
People
Mailer, Norman
Garfield, James Abram
Mann, Thomas
Warren, John Collins
Davy, Humphry
Beddoes, Thomas
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
18th century
20th century, early
20th century, late
21st century
Places
United States
Canada
India
China
Vietnam
South Africa
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