Volume 19, 2011

CONTENTS

GUEST EDITOR’S NOTE

Historians and Health Care Reform: Avoiding the “Ash Heap”
CYNTHIA CONNOLLY

ARTICLES

Hell in the Family: Married Women and Madness before Deinstitutionalization at the St-Jean-de-Dieu Asylum, 1890-1021
MARIE-CLAUDE THIFAULT

Life and Death in Philadelphia’s Black Belt: A Tale of an Urban Tuberculosis Campaign, 1900-1930
J. MARGO BROOKS CARTHON

Sickening Nurses: Fever Nursing, Nurses’ Illness, and the Anatomy of Blame, New Zealand, 1903-1923
PAMELA J. WOOD

Nurses Without Borders: The History of Nursing as U.S. International History
JULIA F. IRWIN

Gender, Politics, and Regionalism: Factors in the Evolution of Registered Psychiatric Nursing in Manitoba, 1920-1969
BEVERLY HICKS

Political Dreams, Practical Boundaries: The Case of the Nursing Minimum Data Set, 1983-1990
JENNIFER HOBBS

REPORT FROM THE NURSING HISTORY SECTION AT THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF NURSES IN DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

GUEST EDITORS’ NOTES
Barbra Mann Wall
Sioban Nelson

The History of Nursing in Ethiopia
ABDURAHMAN ALI

The History of Nursing in Tanzania
GUSTAV MOYO AND GREGORY MHAMELA

The History of Nursing in the Republic of Mauritius
KRIST DHURMAH

The History of Nursing in the Togolese Republic
BASSAN LAMBONI

The History of Nursing in the Republic of Iran
MARYAM HAZARATI, G. MIRZABEIGY, AND AHMAD NEJATIAN

The History of Nursing in Romania
ECATERINA GULIE

The History of Nursing in Turkey
FUSUN TERZIOGLU

NOTES AND DOCUMENTS

Networks of Identities: The Potential of Biographical Studies for Teaching Nursing History
MARIA ITAYRA PADILHA AND SIOBAN NELSON

IN MEMORIAM

Karen Buhler-Wilkerson, 19 May 1944 - 13 February 2010:  Spreading the Contagion of History
SUSAN REVERBY

MEDIA REVIEWS

Cultures of Health: A Historical Anthology
Reviewer: Sonya Grypma

Brought to Life: Exploring the History of Medicine
Reviewer: Gerard M. Fealy

Canada’s Role in Fighting Tuberculosis
Reviewer: J. Margo Brooks Carthon

Classic Nursing Films 1927-1945
Reviewer: Marilyn E. Flood

Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons
Reviewer: Anne Z. Cockerham

REVIEW ESSAY: WOMEN AND WAR

Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War by Kimberly Jensen

World War II Front Line Nurse by Mildred A MacGregor
Reviewer: Christine Hallett

REVIEW ESSAY: NURSING IN NEWFOUNDLAND

From the Voices of Nurses: An Oral History of Newfoundland Nurses who Graduated Prior to 1950 by Marilyn Beaton & Jeanette Walsh

A Life of Caring: 16 Newfoundland Nurses Tell Their Stories by Marilyn Marsh, Jeanette Walsh and Marilyn Beaton
Reviewers: Lydia Wytenbroek and Sonya Grypma: LYDIA WYTENBROEK AND SONYA GRYPMA

REVIEW ESSAY: PHAMACEUTICALS, HISTORY AND AMERICAN SOCIETY

Prescribing by Numbers: Drugs and the Definition of Disease by Jeremy A. Greene.

Medical Research for Hire: The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials by Jill A. Fisher
Reviewer: Cynthia Connolly

BOOK REVIEWS

Mary Putnam Jacobi and the Politics of Medicine in Nineteenth-Century America by Carla Bittel
Reviewer: Rima D. Apple 

Health and Medicine in the circum-Caribbean, 1800-1968, edited by Juanita De Barros, Steven Palmer and David Wright
Reviewer: Karol K. Weaver

Rural District Nursing in Gloucestershire, 1880-1925 by Carrie Howse
Reviewer: Jeannine Uribe

Containing Trauma: Nursing Work in the First World War by Christine E. Hallett
Reviewer: Patricia D’Antonio

Place and Practice in Canadian Nursing History edited by Jayne Elliott, Meryn Stuart, and Cynthia Toman
Reviewer: Julia F. Irwin

Power, Politics and the History of Nursing in New Jersey by Frances Ward
Reviewer: Carla Schissel

When Sister Ruled:  The Nursing Sister by Peter Arden
Reviewer: Teresa M. O’Neill 

Student Bodies: The Influence of Student Health Services in American Society and Medicine by Heather Munro Prescott
Reviewer: Beth Linker

Caring and Curing: A History of the Indian Health Service by James P. Rife and Capt. Alan J. Dellapenna, Jr.
Reviewer: Christine Brewer

Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and its Legacy by Susan M. Reverby
Reviewer: Jean C. Whelan

Make Room for Daddy: The Journey from Waiting Room to Birthing Room By Judith Walzer Leavitt

Reviewer: Sylvia Rinker

Under the Radar: Cancer and the Cold War by Ellen Leopold
Reviewer: Brigid Lusk

Officer, Nurse, Woman: The Army Nurse Corps in the Vietnam War by Kara Dixon Vuic
Reviewer: Mary T. Sarnecky

Moments of Truth in Genetic Medicine by Susan Lindee
Reviewer: Ellen D. Baer

Observing Bioethics by Renée C. Fox and Judith P. Swazey
Reviewer: Connie M. Ulrich

The Adelaide Hospital School of Nursing 1859-2009:  A Commemorative History by Gerard M. Fealy
Reviewer: Ann Marie Walsh Brennan

NEW DISSERTATIONS

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COVER PHOTO: The original caption for this pictures is “American Red Cross Nurses in Foreign Lands. It was first printed in the American Red Cross Courier in 1923. Reprinted courtesy of the American Red Cross; all rights reserved in all countries.

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