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Witness to History | Johns Hopkins University Press Books

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Witness to History Series offers highly evocative accounts of signal events in American History. Focusing on compelling narrative, these books bring the past to life, while evoking an appreciation of history as stories with means.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Explore our Spring 2021 catalog to discover the latest in health & wellness, nature, American history, biography, education, global health, ancient studies, American and European literature, public health, modernist studies, the history of science, technology, and medicine, and more.Read more

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A History of American Higher Education | Johns Hopkins ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The definitive history of American higher education—now up to date.Colleges and universities are among the most cherished—and controversial—institutions in the United States. In this updated edition of A History of American Higher Education, John R. Thelin offers welcome perspective on the triumphs and crises of this highly influential sector in American life.Exploring

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A History of Public Health | Johns Hopkins University ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) George Rosen’s wide-ranging account of public health’s long and fascinating history is an indispensable classic.Since publication in 1958, George Rosen’s classic book has been regarded as the essential international history of public health. Describing the development of public health in classical Greece, imperial Rome, England, Europe, the United States, and elsewhere, Rosen

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Essential Documents in the History of American Higher ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) A dynamic and thoughtful collection documenting the history of American higher education.John R. Thelin’s A History of American Higher Education has become a standard in higher education studies. Designed to be used alongside this groundbreaking book or on its own, Essential Documents in the History of American Higher Education presents primary sources that chart the social,

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Literature in the Ashes of History | Johns Hopkins ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) What does it mean for history to disappear?Outstanding Academic Title, ChoiceCathy Caruth juxtaposes the writings of psychoanalysts, literary and political theorists, and literary authors who write in a century faced by a new kind of history, one that is made up of events that seem to undo, rather than produce, their own remembrance. At the heart of each chapter is the enigma

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History of Suicide | Johns Hopkins University Press Books

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Selected by Choice Magazine as an Outstanding Academic TitleIn this compact and illuminating history, Georges Minois examines how a culture's attitudes about suicide reflect its larger beliefs and values—attitudes toward life and death, duty and honor, pain and pleasure. Minois begins his survey with classical Greece and Rome, where suicide was acceptable—even heroic—under

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A History of Global Health | Johns Hopkins University ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) A sweeping history explores why people living in resource-poor areas lack access to basic health care after billions of dollars have been invested in international-health assistance.Over the past century, hundreds of billions of dollars have been invested in programs aimed at improving health on a global scale. Given the enormous scale and complexity of these lifesaving

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Submission Guidelines | Johns Hopkins University Press Books

Posted: (0 seconds ago) History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, and Bioethics [email protected] Laura Davulis, Acquisitions Editor American History and Current Affairs [email protected] Tiffany Gasbarrini, Senior Acquisitions Editor Life Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics [email protected] Joe Rusko, Senior Acquisitions Editor Health & Wellness [email protected]

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Tree Story | Johns Hopkins University Press Books

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Blending popular science, travelogue, and cultural history, Tree Story highlights exciting findings of tree-ring research, including the fate of lost pirate treasure, successful strategies for surviving California wildfire, the secret to Genghis Khan's victories, the connection between Egyptian pharaohs and volcanoes, and even the role of ...

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The Secret History of the Jersey Devil | Johns Hopkins ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Secret History of the Jersey Devil. How Quakers, Hucksters, and Benjamin Franklin Created a Monster. Brian Regal and Frank J. Esposito. A provocative look at the mystery surrounding the Jersey Devil, a beast born of colonial times that haunts the corners of the Pine Barrens—and the American imagination—to this day.

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Essays in the History of Ideas | Johns Hopkins University ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Originally published in 1948. In the first essay of this collection, Lovejoy reflects on the nature, methods, and difficulties of the historiography of ideas. He maps out recurring phenomena in the history of ideas, which the essays illustrate. One phenomenon is the presence and influence of the same presuppositions or other operative "ideas" in very diverse provinces of

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A Short History of Medicine | Johns Hopkins University ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) A bestselling history of medicine, enriched with a new foreword, concluding essay, and bibliographic essay. Erwin H. Ackerknecht’s A Short History of Medicine is a concise narrative, long appreciated by students in the history of medicine, medical students, historians, and medical professionals as well as all those seeking to understand the history of medicine.

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Chronic Disease in the Twentieth Century | Johns Hopkins ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) A History. George Weisz. How the evolving concept of chronic disease has affected patients and politics in the United States and Europe. Long and recurring illnesses have burdened sick people and their doctors since ancient times, but until recently the concept of "chronic disease" had limited significance. Even lingering diseases like ...

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Writing History, Writing Trauma | Johns Hopkins University ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) An updated edition of a major work in trauma studies.Trauma and its aftermath pose acute problems for historical representation and understanding. In Writing History, Writing Trauma, Dominick LaCapra critically analyzes attempts by theorists and literary critics to come to terms with trauma and with the crucial role post-traumatic testimonies—notably Holocaust

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Technology and the Environment in History | Johns Hopkins ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) New perspectives on how envirotech can help us engage with the surrounding world in ways that are more sustainable for humanity—and the planet.Today's scientists, policymakers, and citizens are all confronted by numerous dilemmas at the nexus of technology and the environment. Every day seems to bring new worries about the dangers posed by carcinogens, "superbugs," energy

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Tribe, Race, History | Johns Hopkins University Press Books

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Winner, 2008 Lawrence W. Levine Award, Organization of American HistoriansTribe, Race, History examines American Indian communities in southern New England between the Revolution and Reconstruction, when Indians lived in the region’s socioeconomic margins, moved between semiautonomous communities and towns, and intermarried extensively with blacks and whites.

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PTSD | Johns Hopkins University Press Books

Posted: (0 seconds ago) A comprehensive history of PTSD.Post-traumatic stress disorder—and its predecessor diagnoses, including soldier’s heart, railroad spine, and shell shock—was recognized as a psychiatric disorder in the latter part of the nineteenth century. The psychic impacts of train crashes, wars, and sexual shocks among children first drew psychiatric attention.

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