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dc.contributor.editorVandendriessche, Joris
dc.contributor.editorMajerus, Benoit
dc.date.accessioned2022-02-25T04:10:28Z
dc.date.available2022-02-25T04:10:28Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.date.submitted2022-02-24T12:13:47Z
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/53146
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/78871
dc.description.abstractThis edited volume offers the first comprehensive historical overview of the Belgian medical field in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Its chapters develop narratives that go beyond traditional representations of medicine in national overviews, which have focused mostly on stateprofession interactions. Instead, the chapters bring more complex histories of health, care and citizenship. These new histories explore the relation between medicine and a variety of sociopolitical and cultural views and realities, treating themes such as gender, religion, disability, media, colonialism, education and social activism. The novelty of the book lies in its thorough attention to the (too often little studied) second half of the twentieth century and to the multiplicity of actors, places and media involved in the medical field. In assembling a variety of new scholarship, the book also makes a contribution to ‘decentring’ the European historiography of medicine by adding the perspective of a particular country Belgium to the literature.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::M Medicine::MB Medicine: general issues::MBX History of medicine
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::1 Geographical Qualifiers::1D Europe::1DD Western Continental Europe::1DDB Belgium
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBT History: specific events & topics::HBTB Social & cultural history
dc.subject.otherBelgium; medical history; religious congregations; care; cure; circulation of knowledge; pillarisation; social control; gender; history from below
dc.titleMedical histories of Belgium
dc.title.alternativeNew narratives on health, care and citizenship in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
dc.typebook
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oapen.relation.isbn9781526151087
oapen.collectionWellcome
oapen.pages400
oapen.place.publicationManchester
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