When the Patient is Plural: Public and International Health

Quand le patient est pluriel: santé publique et internationale


Topics in this page / Sujets ici


General / Ouvrages généraux

Antiquity to the Enlightenment / Antiquité aux Lumières

Africa / Afrique et Asie

Australia and New Zealand / Australie et Nouvelle Zélande

Britain / Iles Britanniques


Caribbean and Latin America / Caraïbes et Amérique latine

Europe (except Germany Third Reich / sauf Allemange Troisième Reich)


Germany Third Reich / Allemagne -Troisième Reich

United States / Etats Unis


General Works / Ouvrages généraux

Aldis, William. Health Security as a Public Health Concept: A Critical Analysis. Health Policy and Planning 23 (2008): 369-75

Aronowitz, Robert. Risky Medicine: Our Quest to Cure Fear and Uncertainty. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Barona, Josep L. The Rockefeller Foundation, Public Health and International Diplomacy, 1920-1945. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2015.

Bashford, Alison, ed. Medicine at The Border: Disease, Globalization and Security, 1850 to the Present. Palgrave Macmillan UK; 2007.

Bashford, Alison. Imperial Hygiene: A Critical History of Colonialism, Nationalism and Public Health. Hampshire: Palgrave MacMillian, 2004.

Bayer, Ronald. AIDS and the Making of an Ethics of Public Health. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Berridge, Virginia, Martin Gorsky and Alex Mold, Public Health in History, Maidenhead: Open University Press, 2011.

Berridge, Virginia. Demons: Our Changing Attitudes to Alcohol, Tobacco, and drugs. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Berridge, Virginia. Public Health: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Bhattacharya, Sanjoy, Sharon Messenger, and Caroline Overy, eds. Social Determinants of Health: Assessing Theory, Policy and Practice.  New Delhi: Orient Blackswan, 2010.

Biehl, João and Adriana Petryna, eds. When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013.

Birn, Anne-Emmuelle. Gates's Grandest Challenge: Transcending Technology as Public Health Ideology.  Lancet 366 (2005): 514-19.

Borowy, Iris. “Shifting Between Biomedical and Social Medicine: International Health Organizations in the 20th Century.” History Compass 12.6 (2014): 517-30.

Borowy, Iris. Coming to Terms with World Health: The League of Nations Health Organisation, 1921-1946. Frankfurt am Main; New York: Peter Lang, 2009.

Chivian, Eric, Susanna Chivian, Robert Jay Lifton, and John E. Mack, eds. Last Aid: The Medical Dimensions of Nuclear War. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman, 1982.

Chorev, Nitsan. The World Health Organization between North and South. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2012.

Clinton, Chelsea, and Devi Sridhar. Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why? New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Cooter, Roger, and Bill Luckin, eds. Accidents in History: Injuries, Fatalities and Social Relations. Clio medica, vol. 41. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1997.

Cueto, Marcos, Theodore M. Brown, and Elizabeth Fee. The World Health Organization: A History. Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Davies, Sara E., Adam Kamradt-Scott, and Simon Rushton. Disease Diplomacy: International Norms and Global Health Security. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.

Davis Joseph E., and Ana Marta González, eds. To Fix or To Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine. New York: New York University Press, 2016.

Davis, Devra. When Smoke Ran Like Water; Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution. New York: Basic Books, 2002.

Dehner, George. Influenza: A Century of Science and Public Health Response. Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012.

Digby, Anne, Waltraud Ernst, and Projit B. Muhkarji, eds. Crossing Colonial Historiographies: Histories of Colonial and Indigenous Medicines in Transnational Perspective. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2010.

Dyck, Erika, and Christopher Fletcher, eds. Locating Health: Historical and Anthropological Investigations of Place and Health. Routledge, 2010.

Farley, John. To Cast out Disease: A History of the International Health Division of the Rockefeller Foundation (1913-1951). New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Fleck, Fiona, ed. Bugs, Drugs, and Smoke: Stories from Public Health. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 2011.

Gradmann, Christoph. Locating therapeutic vaccines in nineteenth-century history. Science in Context 21.2 (2008): 145-60.

Gradmann, Christoph. Sensitive Matters: The World Health Organisation and Antibiotic
  Resistance Testing, 1945-1975. Social History of Medicine 26.3 (2013): 555-74.

Harrison, Mark. A Global Perspective: Reframing the History of Health, Medicine, and
  Disease. Bulletin of the History of Medicine 89. 4 (2015): 639-89.

Hodges, Sarah. The Global Menace. Social History of Medicine 25. 3 (2012): 719-28.

Hogan, Jackie. Gender, Race and National Identity: Nations of Flesh and Blood. London: New York: Routledge, 2009.

Holman, Susan R. Beholden: Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, .2015.

Holmberg, Christine, Stuart Blume and Paul Greenough, eds. The Politics of Vaccination: A Global History. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017.

Kamradt-Scott, Adam. Managing Global Health Security: The World Health Organization and Disease Outbreak Control  Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Kiernan, Ben. Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur. New Haven: London: Yale University Press, 2007.

Krieger, Nancy. Epidemiology and the People's Health: Theory and Context. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Kunitz, Stephen J. Sex, Race and Social Role: History and the Social Determinants of Health.  International Journal of Epidemiology. 36(2007): 3-10.

Labisch, Alfons. History of Public Health—History in Public Health: Looking Back and Looking Forward.  Social History of Medicine 11 (1998): 1-13.

Lilienfeld, Abraham M. ed. Times, Places, and Persons, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univer­sity Press, 1980.

Magnello, Eileen, and Anne Hardy, eds. The Road to Medical Statistics. Clio medica, vol. 67. Amsterdam ; New York, NY: Rodopi, 2002.

Markel, Howard. “Worldly Approaches to Global Health: 1851 to the Present.” Public Health 128.2 (2014): 124–28.

McKay, Richard A. "Patient Zero": The Absence of a Patient's View of the Early North American AIDS Epidemic, Bulletin of the History of Medicine 88.1 (2014): 161-94.

McMichael, Anthony J., Alistair Woodward and Cameron Muir. Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Mitchell, P.W. The Fault in His Seeds: Lost Notes to the Case of Bias in Samuel George Morton's Cranial Race Science. Plos Biology. 16.10 (2018): e2007008.

Mosby, Ian, Sarah Rotz, and Evan D.G. Fraser. Uncertain Harvest: The Future of Food on a Warming Planet. University of Regina Press, 2020.

Noack, Christian, Lindsay Janssen, and Vincent Comerford, eds. Holodomor and Gorta Mór: Histories, Memories, and Representations of Famine in Ukraine and Ireland. London; New York: Anthem Press, 2012.

Packard, Randall M. A History of Global Health: Interventions into the Lives of Other Peoples. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.

Porter, Dorothy,  ed. Social Medicine and Medical Sociology in the Twentieth Century. Clio medica, vol. 43. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1997.

Porter, Dorothy, ed. The History of Public Health and the Modern State. Clio medica, vol. 26. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1994.

Porter, Dorothy. Health, Civilization, and the State: A History of Public Health from Ancient to Modern Times. London; New York: Routledge, 1999.

Pow, Stephen and Frank W. Stahnisch. Eugenics ideals, racial hygiene, and the emigration process of German-American neurogeneticist Franz Josef Kallmann (1897-1965). Journal of the History of the Neurosciences 25.3 (2016): 253-74.

Reubi, David, and Berridge, Virginia. The Internationalisation of Tobacco Control, 1950-2010. Medical History 60.4 (2016): 453-72.

Riley, James C. Rising Life Expectancy: A Global History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Rodgers, G. B. Income and Inequality as Determinants of Mortality: An International Cross-Section Analysis. [Classic Article, 1979]. International Journal of Epidemiology 31 (2002): 533-38.

Rosen, George. A History of Public Health. Rev. ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.

Rosental, Paul-André. Silicosis: A World History. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.

Rothstein, William G. Public Health and the Risk Factor: A History of an Uneven Medical Revolution. University of Rochester Press, 2008.

Rothstein, William G. Public Health and the Risk Factor: A History of an Uneven Medical Revolution. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2003.

Schneider, Dona, and David E. Lilienfeld, eds. Public Health: The Development of a Discipline, 2 vols. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2008-2011.

Sellers, Christopher. To Place or Not to Place: Toward an Environmental History of Modern Medicine. Bulletin of the History of Medicine 92.1 (2018): 1-45.

Siddiqi, Javed. World Health and World Politics: The World Health Organization and the UN System. London: Hurst & Co, 1995.

Smout, T.C. Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009.

Snowdon, Christopher. Velvet Glove, Iron Fist: A History of Anti-Smoking. Ripon, England: Little Dice; London: Mayer Benham, 2009.

Solomon, Susan Gross and Lion Murard, Outside the Family of Nations: First Thoughts on Writing a History of Public Health from the Perspective of Outlier Nations. Gesnerus 74.2 (2017): 216-28.

Staples, Amy. The Birth of Development: How the World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization, and World Health Organization Changed the World, 1945-1965. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2006.

Stoto, Michael A., and Melissa A. Higdon, eds. The Public Health Response to 2009 H1N1: A Systems Perspective. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Teigen, P. M. "A Kindly, Useful Mentor": Applying the History of Medicine to Public Policy.  Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 54 (1999): 353-63.

Ulijaszek, Stanley J., Neil Mann, Sarah Elton. Evolving Human Nutrition: Implications for Public Health. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Vernon, James. Hunger: A Modern History. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2007.

Walker, Kirsty. Historical Perspectives on Economic Crises and Health. Historical Journal 53.2 (2010): 477-94.

Ward, Peter. The Clean Body: A Modern History. McGill - Queen’s U P 2019.

Weindling, Paul, ed. International Health Organisations and Movements, 1918-1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Wipfli, Heather. The Global War on Tobacco: Mapping the World's First Public Health Treaty. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.

Woodward, John, and Robert Jütte, eds. Coping with Sickness: Perspectives on Health Care, Past and Present. Sheffield, UK: European Assoc. Hist. Med. Health Publications, 1996.

Zuckerman, Molly K., ed. Modern Environments and Human Health: Revisiting the Second Epidemiological Transition. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2014.

Harrison, Mark. "Disease, diplomacy and international commerce: the origins of international sanitary regulation in the nineteenth century." Journal of Global History 1.2 (2006): 197-217;

Huber, Valeska. "The unification of the globe by disease? The international sanitary conferences on cholera, 1851–1894." The Historical Journal 49.2 (2006): 453-476.


Antiquity to the Enlightenment / Antiquité aux Lumières

Blažina-Tomić, Zlata, and Vesna Blažina. Expelling the Plague: The Health Office and the Implementation of Quarantine in Dubrovnik, 1377-1533. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015.

Cantor, David, Sandra Cavallo and Tessa Storey, eds. Conserving Health in Early Modern Culture: Bodies and Environments in Italy and England. Manchester: Manchester University Press 2017.

Classen, Albrecht, ed. Bodily and Spiritual Hygiene in Medieval and Early Modern Literature: Explorations of Textual Presentations of Filth and Water  Berlin; Boston: Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2017.

Clouse, Michele L. Medicine, Government and Public Health in Philip II's Spain: Shared Interests, Competing Authorities. Farnham: Ashgate, 2012.

Cohn, Samuel K. Jr. Cultures of Plague: Medical Thinking at the End of the Renaissance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Donato, Maria Pia. Sudden Death: Medicine and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Rome. Trans. Valentina Mazzei. Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014.

Duffin, Jacalyn. Jodocus Lommius's Little Golden Book and the history of diagnostic semeiology Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 2006 Jul;61(3):249-87.

Fay, Isla. Health and the City: Disease, Environment and Government in Norwich, 1200-1575. York: York Medieval Press, 2015.

Gentilcore, David. Healers and Healing in Early Modern Italy. Manchester: University of Manchester Press, 1998.

Grell, Ole Peter, and Andrew Cunningham, eds. The Reformation and Changes in Welfare Provision in Early Modern Northern Europe. London; New York: Routledge, 1997.

Grell, Ole Peter, and Andrew Cunningham, eds. Health Care and Poor Relief in Protestant Europe, 1500-1700. London; New York: Routledge, 1997.

Grell, Ole Peter, Andrew Cunningham, and Jan Arrizabalaga, eds. Health Care and Poor Relief in Counter-Reformation Europe. London; New York: Routledge, 1999.

Hannah Murphy, A New Order of Medicine: The Rise of Physicians in Reformation Nuremberg. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019.

Lindemann, Mary. Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999, 2010.

McIntosh, Marjorie Keniston. Poor Relief in England, 1350-1600. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Pomata, Gianna. Contracting a Cure: Patients, Healers, and the Law in Early Modern Bologna, trans. R. Foy and A. Taraboletti-Segre. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.

Rawcliffe, Carole. Urban Bodies: Communal Health in Late Medieval English Towns and Cities Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2013.

Skelton, Leona J. Sanitation in Urban Britain, 1560-1700. London; New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.

York, William H. Health and Wellness in Antiquity through the Middle Ages. Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood, 2012.


Africa and Asia / Afrique et Asie.

Amster, Ellen. The Body and the Body Politic: Medicine, Public Health, and Healing as History in the Modern Middle East and North Africa. International Journal of Middle East Studies 47:3 (2015): 563-565.

Anderson, Warwick. Colonial Pathologies: American Tropical Medicine, Race and Hygiene in the Philippines. Durham NC and London: Duke University Press, 2006.

Arnold, David, ed. Warm Climates and Western Medicine: The Emergence of Tropical Medicine, 1500-1900. Clio Medica, vol. 35. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1996.

Arnold, David. Colonizing the Body: State Medicine and Epidemic Disease in Nineteenth-Century India. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

Baldwin-Ragaven, Laurel, Leslie London, and Jeanelle De Gruchy, eds. An Ambulance of the Wrong Colour: Health Professionals, Human Rights and Ethics in South Africa. Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press, 1999.

Beck, Ann. A History of the British Medical Administration of East Africa, 1900-1950. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1970.

Bhattacharya, Sanjoy, Mark Harrison, and Michael Worboys. Fractured States: Smallpox, Public Health and Vaccination Policy in British India, 1800-1947. New Delhi: Orient Longman, 2005.

Bhattacharya, Sanjoy. Expunging Variola: The Control and Eradication of Smallpox in India, 1947-1977. New Delhi: Orient Longman, 2006.

Bu, Liping, and Ka-che Yip, eds. Public Health and National Reconstruction in Post-War Asia: International Influences, Local Transformations.  London; New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.

Ebrahimnejad, Hormoz, ed. The Development of Modern Medicine in Non-Western Countries: Historical Perspectives. Abingdon, UK; New York: Routledge, 2008.

Ernst, Waltraud, Biswamoy Pati and T.V. Sekher. Health and Medicine in the Indian Princely States: 1850-1950.  London; New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.

Giles-Vernick, Tamara, and James L. A. Webb, Jr., eds. Global Health in Africa: Historical Perspectives on Disease Control. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2013.

Gupta, Madhvi and Pushkar. Democracy, Civil Society, and Health in India. Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Hardiman, David, ed. Healing Bodies, Saving Souls: Medical Missions In Asia and Africa, Clio medica, vol. 80. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2006.

Harper, Tim, and Sunil S. Amrith, eds. Histories of Health in Southeast Asia: Perspectives on the Long Twentieth century. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2014.

Harrison, Mark Climates and Constitutions: Health, Race, Environment and British Imperialism in India, 1600-1850. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Headrick, Rita. The Impact of Colonialism on Health in French Equatorial Africa, 1880-1934. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987.

Jochelson, Karen. The Colour of Disease: Syphilis and Racism in South Africa, 1880-1950. Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave, 2001.

Kumar, Deepak. Disease and Medicine in India: A Historical Overview. New Delhi: Indian History Congress;Tulika, 2001.

Lewis, Milton James, and Kerrie L. Macpherson, eds. Public Health in Asia and the Pacific: Historical and Comparative Perspectives. London; New York: Routledge, 2008.

Li, Mu, and Yang Feng Wu, eds. Urbanization and Public Health in China. London: Imperial College Press, 2015.

MacLeod, Roy, and Milton James Lewis, eds. Disease, Medicine, and Empire: Perspectives on Western Medicine and the Experience of European Expansion. London; New York: Routledge, 1988.

Mason, Katherine A. Infectious Change: Reinventing Chinese Public Health after an Epidemic. Stanford University Press, 2016.

Maynard, Kent. Making Kedjom Medicine: A History of Public Health and Well-Being in Cameroon. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2004.

Monnais, Laurence, and Harold J. Cook, eds. Global Movements, Local Concerns: Medicine and Health in Southeast Asia. Singapore: NUS Press, 2012.

Ndege, George O. Health, State and Society in Kenya: Faces of Contact and Change. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2001.

Pati, Biswamoy, and Mark Harrison. The Social History of Health and Medicine in Colonial India. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2009.

Prasad, Srirupa. Cultural Politics of Hygiene in India, 1890-1940: Contagions of Feeling. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Prince, Ruth J. and Rebecca Marsland, eds. Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa: Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014.


Australia and New Zealand / Australie et Nouvelle Zealand

Bashford, Alison. Imperial Hygiene: A Critical History of Colonialism, Nationalism, and Public Health. Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Boswell, John. The Real War on Obesity: Contesting Knowledge and Meaning in a Public Health Crisis. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Fitzgerald, Criena. Kissing Can Be Dangerous: The Public Health Campaigns to Prevent and Control Tuberculosis in Western Australia, 1900-1960. Crawley, W.A.: University of Western Australia Press, 2006.

Bryder, Linda, and Derek A. Dow, eds. New Countries and Old Medicine. Proceedings of an international conference. Auckland: Pyramid Press, 1995.

Lange, Raeburn. May the People Live: A History of Maori Health Development 1900-1920. Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University Press, 1999.

Lewis, Milton James. The People's Health: Public Health in Australia, 1788-1950, 2 vols. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2003.

Woodward, Alistair, and Tony Blakely. The Healthy Country? A History of Life and Death in New Zealand. Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University Press, 2014.


Britain / Iles Britanniques

Bartrip, P. W. J. The Home Office and the Dangerous Trades: Regulating Occupational Disease in Victorian and Edwardian Britain. Clio medica, vol. 68. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2002.

Beier, Lucinda McCray. For Their Own Good: The Transformation of English Working-Class Health Culture, 1880-1970. Ohio State University Press, 2008.

Berridge, Virginia,  ed. Making Health Policy: Networks in Research and Policy after 1945. Clio medica, vol. 75. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2005.

Berridge, Virginia. Changing the Consensus: Screening and Testing. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Berridge, Virginia. Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Boswell, John. The Real War on Obesity: Contesting Knowledge and Meaning in a Public Health Crisis. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Carpenter, Mary Wilson. Health, Medicine, and Society in Victorian England. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Praeger, 2010.

Craddock, Sally. Retired Except on Demand: The Life of Dr. Cicely Williams. Oxford: Green College, 1983.

Durnin, David , and Ian Miller eds. Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914–45. Manchester University Press, 2016.

Eyler, John. Sir Arthur Newsholme and State Medicine, 1885-1935. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Eyler, John. Victorian Social Medicine: The Ideas and Methods of William Farr. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979.

Field, John. Working Men's Bodies: Work Camps in Britain, 1880-1940. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013.

Gorsky, Martin. The British National Health Service 1948-2008: A Review of the Historiography. Social History of Medicine 21. 3 (2008): 437-60.

Hamlin, Christopher. Public Health and Social Justice in the Age of Chadwick: Britain, 1800-1854. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Hanley, James G. Healthy Boundaries: Property, Law, and Public Health in England and Wales, 1815-1872. Rochester, NY, USA: University of Rochester Press, 2016.

Hanley, James G. Public Health, London's Levels and the Politics of Taxation, 1840–1860.  Social History of Medicine 20 (2007): 21-38.

Hanley, James G. The Public's Reaction to Public Health: Petitions Submitted to Parliament, 1847–1848.  Social History of Medicine 15 (2002): 393-411.

Hardy, Anne. The Epidemic Streets: Infectious Disease and the Rise of Preventive Medicine, 1856-1900. Oxford; New York: Clarendon, 2003.

Haynes, D. M. Framing Tropical Disease in London: Patrick Manson, Filaria Perstans, and the Uganda Sleeping Sickness Epidemic, 1891-1902.  Social History of Medicine 13 (2000): 467-93.

Hudson, Geoffrey L. , ed. British Military and Naval Medicine, 1600-1830. Clio medica, vol. 81. Amsterdam; New York: Rodopi, 2007.

Hurren, Elizabeth T. Poor Law versus Public Health: Diphtheria, Sanitary Reform, and the ‘Crusade’ against Outdoor Relief, 1870–1900.  Social History of Medicine 18 (2005): 399-418.

Jackson, Mark, ed. Health and the Modern Home. London; New York: Routledge, 2007.

Janković, Vladimir. Confronting the Climate: British Airs and the Making of Environmental Medicine. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Lucey, Donnacha Seán, and Virginia Crossman, eds. Healthcare in Ireland and Britain from 1850: Voluntary, Regional and Comparative Perspectives. London: Institute of Historical Research, 2014.

McCoy, Charles Allan, Diseased states: epidemic control in Britain and the United States. University of Massachusetts Press, 2020.

Miller, Ian. A History of Force Feeding: Hunger Strikes, Prisons and Medical Ethics. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Mills, Dennis R. Effluence and Influence: Public Health, Sewers & Politics in Lincoln 1848-50 Lincoln: Society for Lincolnshire History & Archaeology, 2015.

Mold, Alex, Peder Clark, Gareth Millward, and Daisy Payling Placing the Public in Public Health in Post-War Britain, 1948-2012. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Mooney, Graham. Intrusive Interventions: Public Health, Domestic Space and Infectious Disease Surveillance in England, 1840-1914. University of Rochester Press, 2015.

Mooney, Graham. Professionalization in Public Health and the Measurement of Sanitary Progress in Nineteenth-Century England and Wales.  Social History of Medicine 10 (1997): 53-78.

Murphy, Shaun. The Early Days of the MRC Social Medicine Research Unit. Social History of Medicine 12 (1999): 389-406.

Nathanson, Constance. The Contingent Power of Experts: Public Health Policy in the United States, Britain and France.” Journal of Policy History 19.1 (2007): 71-94.

Niemi, Marjaana. Public Health and Municipal Policy Making: Britain and Sweden, 1900–1940, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007.

Pelling, Margaret. The Common Lot: Sickness, Medical Occupations, and the Urban Poor in Early Modern England: Essays. London; New York: Longman, 1998.

Reinarz, Jonathan, and Leonard Schwarz, eds. Medicine and the Workhouse. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2013.

Rosenthal, Leslie. The River Pollution Dilemma in Victorian England: Nuisance Law versus Economic Efficiency. Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014.

Szreter, Simon. Health and Wealth: Studies in History and Policy. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2005.

Szreter, Simon. The GRO and the Public Health Movement in Britain, 1837–1914.  Social History of Medicine 4 (1991): 435-63.

Waddington, Keir. The Bovine Scourge: Meat, Tuberculosis and Public Health, 1850-1914. Woodbridge, UK: Boydell Press, 2006.

Wilkinson, Lise, and Anne Hardy, Prevention and Cure: The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine: A 20th-Century Quest for Global Public Health. London: Kegan Paul Limited, 2001.


See also the Website of the Centre for History in Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.



Bernier, Jacques. Disease, Medicine and Society in Canada: A Historical Overview. Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association, 2003.

Bramadat, Paul, Maryse Guay, Julie A. Bettinger, and Réal Roy, eds. Public Health in the Age of Anxiety: Religious and Cultural Roots of Vaccine Hesitancy in Canada. University of Toronto Press, 2017.

Cohen, Yolande. Nutrition of the poorly and sick: history of Montreal Diet Dispensary from 1910 to 1940. Histoire Sociale-Social History 41.81 (2008): 133-63.

Curtis, Bruce. Social Investment in Medical Forms: The 1866 Cholera Scare and Beyond. Canadian Historical Review 81 (2006): 347-79.

Curtis, Bruce. The Politics of Population: State Formation, Statistics, and the Census of Canada, 1840-1875. Toronto University of Toronto Press, 2001.

Dyck, Erika.  Facing Eugenics: Reproduction, Sterilization, and the Politics of Choice. University of Toronto Press, 2013.

Fahrni, Magda, and Esyllt W. Jones, eds. Epidemic encounters: influenza, society, and culture in Canada, 1918-20. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2012.

Gagnon, Robert and Natasha  Zwarich. Sanitary engineers in Montreal, 1870-1945: Places of training and practice of the profession. Urban History Review 37.1 (2008): 3-20.

Glassford, Sarah. Mobilizing Mercy: A History of the Canadian Red Cross. Montreal: McGIll Queen’s University Press, 2017.

Guerard, François. Histoire de la santé au Québec. Montreal: Boréal, 1996.

Hardill, K. "From the Grey Nuns to the Streets: A Critical History of Outreach Nursing in Canada." Public Health Nursing 24 (2007): 91-97.

Jones, E., MacDougall, H., Monnais, L., Hanley, J., Carstairs, C. Beyond the COVID-19 Crisis: Building on Lost Opportunities in the History of Public Health. Royal Society of Canada. 2021.

Keating, Peter, and Othmar Keel, eds. Santé et société au Québec, XIXe-XXe siècle. Montréal, Boréal, 1995.

Kelm, Mary-Ellen. Colonizing Bodies: Aboriginal Health and Healing in British Columbia, 1900-50. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1998.

Lalonde, Marc, A New Perspective on the Health of Canadians. Ottawa: Public Health Agency of Canada, 1974.

Lux, Maureen K. Medicine That Walks: Medicine, Disease and Canadian Plains Native People, 1880-1940. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001.

MacDougall, Heather A. Activists and Advocates: Toronto’s Health Department, 1883-1983. Toronto: Dundurn, 1990.

MacDougall, Heather A. Reinventing Public Health: A New Perspective on the Health of Canadians and Its International Impact.  Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 61 (2007): 955-59.

MacDougall, Heather, and Laurence Monnais, Vaccinating in the Age of Apathy: Measles Vaccination in Canada, 1993-1998, Canadian Medical Association Journal 190.13 (2018): E399-E401.

McLaren, Angus. Our Own Master Race: Eugenics in Canada, 1885-1935 (Oxford U Press, 1990; University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Mosa, Adam, and Jacalyn Duffin. The interwoven history of mercury poisoning in Ontario and Japan. CMAJ 189.5 (2017):

Robertson, Grant. Without early warning you can’t have early response’: How Canada’s world-class pandemic alert system failed. Globe and Mail, 25 July 2020.

Rutty, Christopher J. Personality, Politics, and Canadian Public Health: The Origins of Connaught Medical Research Laboratories, University of Toronto, 1888-1917.  Essays in Honour of Michael Bliss: Figuring the Social, eds. E. Heaman et al., 273-303. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008.

Rutty, C. et al, This is Public Health.

Struthers, James. 'Comfort, Security, Dignity': Home Care for Canada's Aging Veterans, 1977-2004.  Essays in Honour of Michael Bliss: Figuring the Social, eds. E. Heaman et al., 315-29. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008.

Valverde, Mariana. The Age of Light, Soap, and Water: Moral Reform in English Canada, 1885-1925. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1991.


See also the website of the Kingston, Ontario 1897 Pump House and Steam Museum


Caribbean and Latin America / Caraïbes et Amérique latine

Agostini, Claudia. Monuments of Progress: Modernization and Public Health in Mexico, 1876–1910. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2003.

Birn, Anne Emmanuelle, and A. Solórzano. The Hook of Hookworm: Public Health and the Politics of Eradication in Mexico.  In Western Medicine as Contested Knowledge, eds. A. Cunningham and B. Andrews, 147-71. Manchester; New York: Manchester University Press, 1997.

Birn, Anne-Emanuelle. Marriage of Convenience: Rockefeller International Health and Revolutionary Mexico. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2006.

Cueto, Marcos, and Steven Palmer. Medicine and Public Health in Latin America: A History. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

De Vos Pol. "No one left abandoned": Cuba's national health system since the 1959 revolution. International Journal of Health Services 35.1 (2005):189-207.

Hirschfeld, Katherine. Health, Politics, and Revolution in Cuba since 1898. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 2009.

Huish, Robert. Where No Doctor Has Gone Before: Cuba's Place in the Global Health Landscape. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2013.

Jones, Margaret. Public Health in Jamaica, 1850-1940: Neglect, Philanthropy and Development. Jamaica: University of West Indies Press, 2013.

Kropf, Simone Petraglia, Nara Azevedo, and Luiz Otávio Ferreira. Biomedical Research and Public Health in Brazil: The Case of Chagas' Disease (1909–50).  Social History of Medicine 16 (2003): 111-29.

Palmer, Steven. Launching Global Health: The Caribbean Odyssey of the Rockefeller Foundation. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2010.

Palmer, Steven. Migrant Clinics and Hookworm Science: Peripheral Origins of International Health, 1840–1920. Bulletin of the History of Medicine 83(2009): 676-709.

Zulawski, Ann. Unequal Cures: Public Health and Political Change in Bolivia, 1900-1950. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007.


Europe since 1800 / depuis 1800  (also Germany 3rd Reich / aussi Allemagne 3e Reich)

Balinska, Marta Akelsandra. The National Institute of Hygiene and Public Health in Poland, 1918–1939.  Social History of Medicine 9 (1996): 427-45.

Barona, Josep L. From Hunger to Malnutrition: The Political Economy of Scientific Knowledge in Europe, 1818-1960. Bruxelles; New York; Oxford: Peter Lang, 2012.

Barona, Josep L. The Problem of Nutrition: Experimental Science, Public Health, and Economy in Europe, 1914-1945. Brussels: P.I.E. Peter Lang, 2010.

Berg, Manfred, and Geoffrey Cocks, eds. Medicine and Modernity: Public Health and Medical Care in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Germany. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Berridge, Virginia, and Kelly Loughlin, eds. Medicine, the Market, and the Mass Media: Producing Health in the Twentieth Century. London; New York: Routledge, 2005.

Cavé, Isabelle. État, santé publique et médecine à la fin du XIXe siècle français. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2016.

Frohman, Larry. Poor Relief and Welfare in Germany from the Reformation to World War I. Stony Brook: State University of New York, 2008.

Grell, Ole Peter, Andrew Cunningham, and Bernd Roeck, eds. Health Care and Poor Relief in 18th and 19th Century Southern Europe. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005.

Grell, Ole Peter, Andrew Cunningham, and Robert Jütte, eds. Health Care and Poor Relief in 18th and 19th Century Northern Europe. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002.

Hau, Michael. The Cult of Health and Beauty in Germany: A Social History, 1890-1930. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

Huisman, Frank, and Harry Oosterhuis, eds. Health and Citizenship: Political Cultures of Health in Modern Europe. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2014.

Karge, Heike, Friederike Kind-Kovács, and Sara Bernasconi, eds. From the Midwife's Bag to the Patient's File: Public Health in Eastern Europe. Budapest; New York: Central European University Press, 2017.

Lee, Matilda.  Campaign Profile: Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL).  Ecologist, 1 December 2010.

Liverani, Marco, and Richard Coker. "Protecting Europe from diseases: from the international sanitary conferences to the ECDC." Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 37.6 (2012): 915-934.

Reinisch, Jessica. The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Solomon, Susan Gross, Lion Murard, and Patrick Zylberman, eds. Shifting Boundaries of Public Health: Europe in the Twentieth Century. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2008.

Turda, Marius, and Paul J. Weindling, eds. Blood and Homeland': Eugenics and Racial Nationalism in Central and Southeast Europe, 1900-1940. Budapest; New York, NY: Central European University Press, 2007.

Waddington, Keir. An Introduction to the Social History of Medicine: Europe since 1500.  Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Waitzkin, Howard ‘One and a Half Centuries of Forgetting and Rediscovering: Virchow's Lasting Contributions to Social Medicine.  Social Medicine 1 (2006): 5–10.

Yrjälä, Ann. Public Health and Rockefeller Wealth: Alliance Strategies in the Early Formation of Finnish Public Health Nursing. Åbo: Åbo Akademi University Press, 2005.



Capuano, Christophe. Que faire de nos vieux ? une histoire de la protection sociale de 1880 à nos jours. Paris: Sciences Po, les Presses, 2018.

Comiti, Vincent-Pierre. Histoire du droit sanitaire en France. Paris; PUF, 1994.

Comiti, Vincent-Pierre. Les Maladies et le travail lors de la Révolution industrielle française. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 1981.

Murard, Lion, et Patrick Zylberman. Administrer, gouverner: l'expertise et l'hygiène en France (1848-1945).  Les Tribunes de la santé 27.2 (2010): 25-32.

Murard, Lion, et Patrick Zylberman. Mi-ignoré, mi-méprisé: le ministère de la santé publique, 1920-1945.  Les Tribunes de la santé, 1.1 (2003): 19-33.

Pialoux, Gilles. Les défis actuels de la santé publique. Paris: PUF, 2011.

Raimondeau, Jacques, et Élodie Carmona. Chapitre 1. Histoires de la santé publique In Jacques Raimondeau, et al., éd., Manuel de santé publique. Rennes: Presses de l’EHESP, 2020, pp. 23-45.

Roch, Jean-Louis. Vivre la misère au Moyen Age. Paris: Belles lettres, 2023.

Sournia, Jean-Paul. Pour une histoire de la santé publiques». Histoire des sciences médicales 17 (1982): 27-32.

Tabuteau, Didier. La santé publique en France, une histoire singulière ». In Pierre Suesser, éd., Conjuguer la santé de l’enfant et de la famille au singulier et au pluriel. Du soin individuel à la santé publique. Toulouse: Érès, 2015, pp. 17-44.


Germany - Third Reich / Allemagne - Troisième Reich

Annas, George G. and Grodin Michael, eds. The Nazi Doctors and the Nuremberg Code: Human Rights in Human Experimentation. New York; Oxford University Press, 1992.

Cocks, Geoffrey. The Old as New: The Nuremberg Doctors' Trial and Medicine in Modern Germany.  In Medicine and Modernity: Public Health and Medical Care in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Germany, eds. Manfred Berg and Geoffrey Cocks, 173-91. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Czech, Herwig, and Erich Brenner. Nazi victims on the dissection table - The Anatomical Institute in Innsbruck. Annals of Anatomy 226 (2019): 84-95.

Heberer, Patricia. Targeting TheUnfitAnd Radical Public Health Strategies in Nazi Germany.  In Deaf People in Hitler’s Europe, eds. Donna F. Ryan and John S. Schuchman, 49-70. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press, 2002.

Kater, Michael H. Doctors under Hitler. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.

Lifton, Robert J. The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide. New York; Basic, 1986.

McFarland-Icke, Bronwyn Rebekah. Nurses in Nazi Germany: Moral Choice in History. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999.

Muller-Hill, Benno. Murderous Science: Elimination by Scientific Selection of Jews, Gypsies, and Others in Germany, 1933-1945. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 1998.

Nicosia, Francis R., and Jonathan Huener. Medicine and Medical Ethics in Nazi Germany: Origins, Practices, Legacies. New York: Berghahn Books, 2002.

Proctor, Robert N. Eugenics in Hitler's Germany.  In Deaf People in Hitler’s Europe, eds. D. F. Ryan and J. S. Schuchman, 32-48. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press, 2002.

Proctor, Robert N. Racial Hygiene: Medicine under the Nazis. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1988.

 Roelcke, Volker, Sabine Hildebrandt, Shmuel Reis. Lancet Commission on Medicine and the Holocaust: Historical Evidence, Implications for Today, Teaching for Tomorrow. Lancet 397 (2021): 862-64.

Rubenfeld, Sheldon, and Susan Benedict, eds., Human Subjects Research after the Holocaust. Springer 2014.

Seidelman, William E. Dissecting the history of anatomy in the Third Reich--1989-2010: A personal account. Annals of Anatomy 194.3 (2012):228-36.

Weindling, Paul, ed. From Clinic to Concentration Camp: Reassessing Nazi Medical and Racial Research, 1933-1945, Routledge 2017.

Weindling, Paul. Collective burial of Nazi-era anatomical specimens. Lancet 394.10211 (2019):1806.

Weindling, Paul. Health, Race and German Politics between National Unification and Nazism, 1870 - 1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Weindling, Paul. Nazi Medicine and the Nuremberg Trials: From Medical War Crimes to Informed Consent. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Weindling, Paul. Victims and Survivors of Nazi Human Experiments: Science and Suffering in the Holocaust. Bloomsbury Academic 2014.


United States / Etats Unis

Abel, Emily K. and Nancy Reifel. Interactions between Public Health Nurses and Clients on American Indian Reservations during the 1930s.  Social History of Medicine 9 (1996): 89-108.

Abel, Emily K. Tuberculosis and the Politics of Exclusion: A History of Public Health and Migration to Los Angeles. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2007.

Abrams, Jeanne E. Revolutionary Medicine: The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health. New York: New York University Press, 2013.

Birn, Anne-Emanuelle, and Theodore M. Brown, eds. Comrades in Health: U.S. Health Internationalists, Abroad and at Home. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2013.

Blumenthal, David and James A. Morone. The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.

Brandt, Alan. The Cigarette Century: The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product That Defined America. Basic Books, 2009.

Brandt, Allan M. The Cigarette Century: The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product That Defined America. New York: Basic, 2007.

Brown, Julie K. Health and Medicine on Display: International Expositions in the United States, 1876-1904. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2009.

Bryan, Charles S., Asylum Doctor: James Woods Babcock and the red plague of pellagra. Columbia, S.C.: University Of South Carolina Press, 2014.

Burnstein, Daniel Eli. Next to Godliness: Confronting Dirt and Despair in Progressive Era New York City. Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press, 2010.

Butler, Paul M. Henry Ingersoll Bowditch (1808-82): American Physician, Public Health Advocate and Social Reformer. Journal of Medical Biography19.4 (2011): 145-50.

Chowkwanyun, Merlin. All Health Politics is Local: Battles for Community Health in the Mid-Century United States. U North Carolina Press, forthcoming (in 2021)

Clark, Anna. Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy. New York: Henry Holt: 2018.

Cutler, David, and Grant Miller. The Role of Public Health Improvements in Health Advances: The Twentieth-Century United States.  Demography 42 (2005): 1-22.

D'Antonio, Patricia. Nursing with a Message: Public Health Demonstration Projects in New York City. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2017.

DeKok, David. Epidemic: A Collision of Power, Privilege, and Public Health. Guilford, Conn.: Lyons Press, 2011.

Duffy, John. The Sanitarians: A History of American Public Health. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1992.

Espinosa, Mariola. Globalizing the History of Disease, Medicine, and Public Health in Latin
  America. Isis 104.4 (2013): 798-806.

Finger, Simon. The Contagious City: The Politics of Public Health in Early Philadelphia. Ithaca; London: Cornell University Press, 2012.

Fisher, Andrew. Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2017.

Green, Diane C., James W. Buehler, Benjamin Silk et al. Trends in Healthcare Use in the New York City Region following the Terrorist Attacks of 2001. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism. 4 (2006): 263-75.

Greenhalgh, Susan. Fat-Talk Nation: The Human Costs of America's War on Fat. Ithaca; London: Cornell University Press, 2015.

Hamowy, Ronald. Government and Public Health in America.  Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2007.

Hannaway, Caroline, and Victoria Angela Harden. Biomedicine in the Twentieth Century: Practices, Policies, and Politics. Amsterdam; Washington, D.C.: IOS Press, 2008.

Harden, Victoria A. Inventing the NIH: Federal Biomedical Research Policy, 1887-1937. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986.

Harris, John M. Pestilence, Insanity, and Trees: How Stephen Smith Changed New York. Routledge 2023.

Irwin, Julia F. Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation's Humanitarian Awakening. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Jackson, Mark, ed. Health and the Modern Home. London; New York: Routledge, 2007.

Jones, David Shumway, and Gerald M. Oppenheimer. If the Framingham Health Study did not invent the Risk Factor, Who Did? Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 60.2 (2017): 131-50.

Kunitz, Stephen J. The History and Politics of US Health Care Policy for American Indians and Alaskan Natives.  American Journal of Public Health 86 (1996): 1464-73.

LeMay, Michael C.  Doctors at the Borders: Immigration and the Rise of Public Health. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger, 2015.

Lown, Bernard. Prescription for Survival: A Doctor’s Journey to End Nuclear Madness. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers Inc., 2008.

Moure-Eraso, Rafael. Uranium Mining in the Navajo Nation (1947-1966): A Case of Undesigned Human Experimentation. Amsterdam; New York: Elsevier, 1999.

Nathanson, Constance. The Contingent Power of Experts: Public Health Policy in the United States, Britain and France.” Journal of Policy History 19.1 (2007): 71-94.

Numbers, Ronald L., and Todd Lee Savitt, eds. Science and Medicine in the Old South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989.

Olivarius, Kathryn. Necropolis: Disease, Power, and Capitalism in the Cotton Kingdom. Harvard University Press forthcoming in 2021.

Olszewski, Todd M. The Causal Conundrum: The Diet-Heart Debates and the Management of Uncertainty in American Medicine. Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 70.2 (2015): 218-49.

Opdycke, Sandra. No One Was Turned Away: The Role of Public Hospitals in New York City since 1900. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Park, Hyung Wook. Old Age, New Science: Gerontologists and their Biosocial Visions, 1900-1960. Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016.

Patterson, Andrea, Germs and Jim Crow: The Impact of Microbiology on Public Health Policies in Progressive Era American South. Journal of the History of Biology 42.3 (2009): 529-59.

Patterson, Gordon M. Mosquito wars. A History of Mosquito Control in Florida. University of Florida Press, 2004.

Patterson, Gordon M. The mosquito crusades: A history of the American anti-mosquito movement from the Reed Commission to the first Earth Day. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2009.

Reagan, Leslie J., Nancy Tomes, and Paula A. Treichler. Medicine's Moving Pictures: Medicine, Health, and Bodies in American Film and Television. Rochester, N.Y.: University of Rochester Press, 2007.

Richardson, John T. E. Howard Andrew Knox: Pioneer of Intelligence Testing at Ellis Island. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011.

Rosner, David. Disease and Discovery: A History of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health 1916-1939. Bulletin of the History of Medicine 91.2 (2017): 459-62.

Ruis, Andrew R. Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: The Origins of School Lunch in the United States. Rutgers University Press, 2017.

Schneider, William H., ed. Rockefeller Philanthropy and Modern Biomedicine: International Initiatives from World War I to the Cold War. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002.

Schoch-Spana, Monica. Lessons from the 1918 Pandemic Influenza: Psychosocial Consequences of a Catastrophic Outbreak of Disease. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Sellers, Christopher C. Hazards of the Job: From Industrial Disease to Environmental Health Science. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

Singh. Prabhjot. Dying and Living in the Neighborhood: A Street-level View of America's Healthcare Promise. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.

Smith, Dale. Let's Make New Mistakes: Planning for Public Health and Civil Defense. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Stern, A. M., and H. Markel. The Public Health Service and Film Noir: A Look Back at Elia Kazan's Panic in the Streets (1950).  Public Health Reports 118 (2003): 178-83.

Stevens, Rosemary A., Charles E. Rosenberg, and Lawton R. Burns, eds. History and Health Policy in the United States: Putting the Past Back In. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2006.

Stobbe, Mike. Surgeon General’s Warning: How Politics Crippled the Nation’s Doctor. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014.

Sullivan, Marianne. Tainted Earth: Smelters, Public Health, and the Environment. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Tannenbaum, Rebecca. Health and Wellness in Colonial America. Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood, 2012.

Tomes, Nancy. The Gospel of Germs: Men, Women, and the Microbe in American Life. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998.

Trafzer, Clifford E. Death Stalks the Yakama: Epidemiological Transitions and Mortality on the Yakama Indian Reservation, 1888-1964. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1997.

Trujillo-Pagán, Nicole E. Modern Colonization by Medical Intervention: U.S. Medicine in Puerto Rico. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2013.

Waller, John C. Health and Wellness in 19th-century America. Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood, 2014.

Ward, John W., and Christian Warren. Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth-Century America. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Weiss, Lawrence David. Private Medicine and Public Health: Profit, Politics, and Prejudice in the American Health Care Enterprise. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1997.


See also the website of the Office of History of the National Institutes of Health