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  1. [+]
    Bar None (Review)
    The Oxford History of the Prison, by Norval Morris and David J. Rothman
    1. The Oxford History of the Prison by Norval Morris and David J. Rothman
    The New Republic, February 26, 1996, p. 39
  2. Blood and Guts (2002)
    A Short History of Medicine
    1 Review
  3. [+]
    Breaking Away (Review)
    Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England, 1660-1753, by Lawrence Stone
    1. Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England, 1660-1753 by Lawrence Stone
    The New Republic, April 5, 1993, pp. 42-44
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    Charitable Contributions (Review)
    Poverty and Compassion, by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    1. Poverty and Compassion by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    The New Republic, November 25, 1991, pp. 34-37
  5. The Confinement of the Insane (2003)
    International Perspectives, 1800-1965
    1 Review
  6. Consumption and the World of Goods (1993)
    Consumption and Culture in Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
    1 Review
  7. The Creation of the Modern World (2001)
    The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment
    1 Review
  8. Doctor of Society (1991)
    Thomas Beddoes and the Sick Trade in Late Enlightenment England
    1 Review
  9. Earth Generated and Anatomized (1981)
    An Early Eighteenth Century Theory of the Earth
    1 Review
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    The Enemy Within (Review)
    The Gospel of Germs, by Nancy Tomes
    1. The Gospel of Germs by Nancy Tomes
    The New Republic, April 20, 1998, pp. 38-39
  11. The Facts of Life (1995)
    The Creation of Sexual Knowledge in Britain, 1650-1950
    1 Review
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    Fear and Loathing in Vienna (2 Reviews)
    Freud, Race, and Gender, by Sander L. Gilman
    1. Freud, Race, and Gender by Sander L. Gilman
    2. The Case of Sigmund Freud by Sander L. Gilman
    The New Republic, February 21, 1994, pp. 36-37
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    Field of Dreams (Review)
    The Wealth of Nature, by Donald Worster
    1. The Wealth of Nature by Donald Worster
    The New Republic, July 5, 1993, pp. 33-35
  14. Flesh in the Age of Reason (2004)
    The Modern Foundations of Body and Soul
    1 Review
  15. [+]
    General (Review)
    Melancholy and Society, by Wolf Lepenies
    1. Melancholy and Society by Wolf Lepenies
    The American Historical Review, October 1993, p. 1209
  16. Gout: The Patrician Malady (1998)
    1 Review
  17. Health for Sale (1989)
    Quackery in England, 1660-1850
    1 Review
  18. [+]
    The Heart of the Country (Review)
    Customs in Common, by E.P. Thompson
    1. Customs in Common by E.P. Thompson
    The New Republic, May 4, 1992, pp. 35-37
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    Homo Homini Lupus (Review)
    Faith, Reason, and the Plague in Seventeenth-Century Tuscany, by Carlo M. Cipolla
    1. Faith, Reason, and the Plague in Seventeenth-Century Tuscany by Carlo M. Cipolla
    The New Statesman, February 8, 1980, p. 211
  20. In Sickness and in Health (1988)
    The British Experience 1650-1850
    1 Review
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    Inner Cities (Review)
    Cities in Civilization, by Peter Geoffrey Hall
    1. Cities in Civilization by Peter Geoffrey Hall
    The New Republic, January 10, 2000, pp. 43-45
  22. Inventing Human Science: Eighteenth-Century Dom... (1995)
    1 Review
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    The Joy of Pecs (Review)
    The Image of Man, by George L. Mosse
    1. The Image of Man by George L. Mosse
    The New Republic, June 10, 1996, pp. 38-39
  24. London: A Social History (1995)
    1 Review
  25. Mind-Forg'd Manacles (1987)
    A History of Madness in England from the Restoration to the Regency
    2 Reviews
  26. Myths of the English (1992)
    1 Review
  27. The National Question in Europe in Historical Context (1993)
    1 Review
  28. Patient's Progress (1989)
    Doctors and Doctoring in Eighteenth-Century England
    1 Review
  29. Sexual Knowledge, Sexual Science (1994)
    The History of Attitudes to Sexuality
    1 Review
  30. The Social History of Language (1987)
    1 Review
  31. A Social History of Madness (1988)
    The World Through the Eyes of the Insane
    2 Reviews, 2 Readable
  32. [+]
    Talking Points (Review)
    Knotted Tongues, by Benson Bobrick
    1. Knotted Tongues by Benson Bobrick
    The New Republic, June 12, 1995, pp. 42-43
  33. [+]
    The Untrustworthy (2 Reviews)
    In Defense of History, by Richard J. Evans
    1. In Defense of History by Richard J. Evans
    2. Tales from the German Underworld by Richard J. Evans
    The New Republic, December 14, 1998, pp. 42-43
  34. William Hunter and the Eighteenth-Century Medical World (1985)
    1 Review
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