Faculty Books

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The Gray Zones of Medicine: Healers and History in Latin America

                                                    The Gray Zones of Medicine Healers and History in Latin America, Edited by Diego Armus, Pablo F. Gómez (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021).

Strange Trips: Science, Culture, and the Regulation of Drugs

Lucas Richert, Strange Trips: Science, Culture, and the Regulation of Drugs (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019)

Future Remains: A Cabinet of Curiosities for the Anthropocene

Gregg Mitman, Marco Armiero, Robert Emmett (Eds), Future Remains: A Cabinet of Curiosities for the Anthropocene (University of Chicago Press, 2018)

Model Behavior: Animal Experiments, Complexity, and the Genetics of Psychiatric Disorders

Nicole C. Nelson, Model Behavior: Animal Experiments, Complexity, and the Genetics of Psychiatric Disorders (University of Chicago Press, 2018)

International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences: Cheiron Book Prize
Finalist

Forum for the History of Science in America: Philip J. Pauly Book Prize
Short Listed

The Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Pablo F. Gómez, The Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic (University of North Carolina Press, 2017)

Winner of the 2019 William H. Welch Prize for best book in all fields on the History of Medicine

Honorable mention for the 2018 Bolton-Johnson Prize for best book in all fields on Latin American History

Winner of the 2018 Albert J. Raboteau Book Prize for best book in all fields on Africana Religions

Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: The Origins of School Lunch in the United States

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

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Documenting the World: Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record

Gregg Mitman, Kelley Wilder (Eds), Documenting the World: Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record (University of Chicago Press, 2016)

Fatal Isolation: The Devastating Paris Heat Wave of 2003

Richard C. Keller, Fatal Isolation: The Devastating Paris Heat Wave of 2003 (University of Chicago Press, 2015)

Newton's Apple and Other Myths about Science

Ronald L. Numbers, Kostas Kampourakis, eds., Newton’s Apple and Other Myths about Science (Harvard University Press, 2015)

Regenerative Medicine Ethics: Governing Research and Knowledge Practices

Linda F. Hogle (Ed.), Regenerative Medicine Ethics: Governing Research and Knowledge Practices (Springer, 2014)

Ellen Harmon White: American Prophet

Terrie Dopp Aamodt, Gary Land, and Ronald L. Numbers, eds., Ellen Harmon White: American Prophet (Oxford University Press, 2014)

Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Charles L. Cohen and Ronald L. Numbers, eds., Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States (Oxford University Press, 2013)

Unconscious Dominions: Psychoanalysis, Colonial Trauma, and Global Sovereignties

Warwick Anderson, Deborah Jenson, Richard C. Keller, Unconscious Dominions: Psychoanalysis, Colonial Trauma, and Global Sovereignties (Duke University Press, 2011)

Wrestling with Nature: From Omens to Science

Peter Harrison, Ronald L. Numbers, and Michael H. Shank, Wrestling with Nature: From Omens to Science (University of Chicago Press, 2011)

Enregistrer les morts, identifier les surmortalités Une comparaison Angleterre, États-Unis et France

Richard C.Keller, Robert Dingwall, and Carine Vassy, eds., Enregistrer les morts, identifier les surmortalités Une comparaison Angleterre, États-Unis et France (Presses de l’EHESP, l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique, 2010)

A Heart for the Work: Journeys through an African Medical School

Claire L. Wendland, A Heart for the Work: Journeys through an African Medical School (University of Chicago Press, 2010)

Make Room for Daddy: The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room

Judith Walzer Leavitt, Make Room for Daddy: The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room (University of North Carolina Press, 2009)

Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths about Science and Religion

Ronald L. Numbers (ed.), Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths about Science and Religion (Harvard University Press, 2009)

Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2009

Flesh and Blood: Organ Transplantation and Blood Transfusion in 20th Century America

Susan E. Lederer, Flesh and Blood: Organ Transplantation and Blood Transfusion in 20th Century America (Oxford University Press, 2008)

Breathing Space: How Allergies Shape Our Lives and Landscapes

Gregg Mitman, Breathing Space: How Allergies Shape Our Lives and Landscapes (Yale University Press, 2008)

Awarded the William H. Welch Medal by the American Association for the History of Medicine. Winner of a 2008 Outstanding Achievement Award, Wisconsin Library Association. Finalist for the 2007 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award in the Environment category

Prophetess of Health: A Study of Ellen G. White

Ronald L. Numbers, Prophetess of Health: A Study of Ellen G. White (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2008)

The Creationists: From Scientific Creationism to Intelligent Design

Ronald L. Numbers, The Creationists: From Scientific Creationism to Intelligent Design (Expanded Edition) (Harvard University Press, 2008)

Colonial Madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa

Richard C. Keller, Colonial Madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa (University of Chicago Press, 2007)

Thinking with Animals: New Perspectives on Anthropomorphism

Lorraine Daston and Gregg Mitman (eds.), Thinking with Animals: New Perspectives on Anthropomorphism (Columbia University Press, 2005)

Landscapes of Exposure: Knowledge and Illness in Modern Environments (Osiris, Volume 19)

Gregg Mitman, Michelle Murphy, and Christopher Sellers (eds.), Landscapes of Exposure: Knowledge and Illness in Modern Environments (Osiris, Volume 19) (University of Chicago Press, 2004)

Moral Relativism and Reasons for Action

Robert Streiffer, Moral Relativism and Reasons for Action (Routledge, 2003)

Science and Civil Society (Osiris, Volume 17)

Lynn K. Nyhart and Thomas Broman (eds.), Science and Civil Society (Osiris, Volume 17) (University of Chicago Press, 2002)

Recovering the Nation's Body: Cultural Memory, Medicine, and the Politics of Redemption

Linda F. Hogle, Recovering the Nation’s Body: Cultural Memory, Medicine, and the Politics of Redemption (Rutgers University Press, 1999)

Women and Health in America (2nd Edition)

Judith Walzer Leavitt, Women and Health in America (2nd Edition) (University of Wisconsin Press, 1999)

Reel Nature: America's Romance With Wildlife on Film

Gregg Mitman, Reel Nature: America’s Romance With Wildlife on Film (Harvard University Press, 1999)

Winner of the 2000 Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize for the History of Science Society

Darwinism Comes to America

Ronald L. Numbers, Darwinism Comes to America (Harvard University Press, 1998)

Winner of the 1999 Templeton Foundation Prize for Outstanding Book in Theology and the Natural Sciences

Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public's Health

Judith Walzer Leavitt, Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public’s Health (Beacon Press, 1997)

Sickness and Health in America: Readings in the History of Medicine and Public Health (third Edition, Revised)

Judith Walzer Leavitt and Ronald L. Numbers (eds.), Sickness and Health in America: Readings in the History of Medicine and Public Health (third Edition, Revised) (University of Wisconsin Press, 1997)

The Transformation of German Academic Medicine, 1750-1820

Thomas H. Broman, The Transformation of German Academic Medicine, 1750-1820 (University of Chicago Press, 1996)

The Healthiest City: Milwaukee and the Politics of Health Reform (Wisconsin Edition)

Judith Walzer Leavitt, The Healthiest City: Milwaukee and the Politics of Health Reform (Wisconsin Edition) (University of Wisconsin Press, 1996)

Subjected to Science: Human Experimentation in America before the Second World War

Susan E. Lederer, Subjected to Science: Human Experimentation in America before the Second World War (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995)

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

The State of Nature: Ecology, Community, and American Social Thought, 1900-1950

Gregg Mitman, The State of Nature: Ecology, Community, and American Social Thought, 1900-1950 (University of Chicago Press, 1992)

Winner of the 1994 Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities from the Council of Graduate Schools

(Revised from a UW dissertation)

Brought to Bed: Childbearing in America, 1750-1950

Judith Walzer Leavitt, Brought to Bed: Childbearing in America, 1750-1950 (Oxford University Press, 1986)