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Books

Images of the Earth: Essays in the History of the Environmental Sciences, British Society for the History of Science, Monograph Series, no. 1, Chalfont St. Giles, 1979, xx + 282pp., (co-editor with Roy Porter, and contributor) – revised second edition, 1997, viii + 293pp.
Medical Records Newsletter, Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford, 1980 (editor)
Women in Society.  Interdisciplinary Essays, Virago, London, 1981, 313pp., (member of editorial collective and contributor)
Lamarck, Oxford University Press, Past Masters series, 1984, x + 118pp., in a Spanish edition, Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico, 1990.
Languages of Nature:  Critical Essays on Science and Literature, Free Association Books, London, and Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1986, 351pp., (editor and contributor)
Sexual Visions: Images of Gender in Science and Medicine between the Eighteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Harvester/Wheatsheaf, Hemel Hempstead and University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1989, in paperback 1991, 207pp., in a Japanese edition, 2002, 244pp. + 44pp of introduction
The Enlightenment and its Shadows, Routledge, London, 1990, viii + 232pp., (co-editor with Peter Hulme and contributor)
Nature Displayed: Gender, Science and Medicine 1760-1820, xii + 260pp., Longman, London, 1999
The Sense of a Past in Eighteenth-Century Medicine, Reading, 1999, 18pp., (pamphlet of the Stenton Lecture, given in 1997)
History in Practice, Arnold, London, 2000, xvi + 224pp
Defining Features: Scientific and Medical Portraits 1660-2000, Reaktion Books/National Portrait Gallery, London, 2000, 192pp.
History in Practice, Arnold, London, 2006,  xii + 243pp (second, revised and expanded edition, with a new chapter, ‘Trends’).
The Look of the Past: Visual and Material Evidence in Historical Practice, Cambridge University Press, 2012, xxii + 244pp.

Articles

'Earth Science and Environmental Medicine: the Synthesis of the Late Enlightenment' in Images of the Earth, pp. 119-146
'Natural Facts: a Historical Perspective on Science and Sexuality', in C. P. MacCormack and M. Strathern, eds, Nature, Culture and Gender, Cambridge University Press, 1980, pp. 42-69
'La psychologie naturaliste et le "probleme des niveaux".  La notion du sentiment interieur chez Lamarck', in Lamarck et Son Temps. Lamarck et Notre Temps, Vrin, 1981, pp. 69-80
'The History of the Family', 'Mental Illness, Mental Health: Changing Norms and Expectations', and, with P. Brown, Oppressive Dichotomies: the Nature/Culture Debate', in Women in Society, pp. 41-54, 95-114 and 224-241. (The last of these chapters has been reprinted in the Open University reader, The Changing Experience of Women)
'Policing Public Health in France 1780-1815', in T. Ogawa, ed., Public Health, Saikon, 1981, pp. 12-32, and summarised in Bulletin of the Society for the Social History of Medicine, no. 27, 1980, pp. 15-19 [ND]
'Guarding the Body Politic: Volney's Catechism of 1793', in F. Barker, et al, eds, 1789 Reading Writing Revolution, University of Essex, 1982, pp. 12-21 [ND]
'The Social Sciences and the History of Science and Medicine', in P. Corsi and P. Weindling, eds, Information Sources in the History of  Science and Medicine, Butterworths, 1982, pp. 81-96. (A revised edition appeared in the Italian version of the book, published in 1990)
'Body Image and Sex Roles in the Eighteenth Century: Anatomical Models and Pictures', KOS, no. 4, 1984, pp. 82-87 (in Italian)
'Urban Health in the French Enlightenment', Bulletin of the Society for the Social History of Medicine, no. 38, 1983, pp. 31-33
'Merton, R.K.', in A. Bullock and R.B. Woodings, eds, The Fontana Biographical Companion to Modern Thought, Fontana, 1983, pp.508-9
'Women in White Coats', Observer, January 22nd 1984, p. 51
'Medical Mediations:  Mind and Body in the Guillotine Debates during the French Revolution', KOS, no. 10, 1984, pp. 68-80 (in Italian)
'Gender, Generation and Science: William Hunter's Obstetrical Atlas', in W.F.Bynum and R. S. Porter, eds, William Hunter and the Eighteenth-Century Medical World, Cambridge University Press, 1985, pp. 385-412 [ND]
 'Fritz Lang's Metropolis: Science, Machines and Gender', Radical Science, no. 17, 1985, pp. 4-21
'Naturalising the Family: Literature and the Bio-medical sciences in the late eighteenth century', in Languages of Nature, pp. 86-116 [ND]
'The Popularization of Medicine: Tissot on Onanism', Textual Practice, 1, 1987, pp. 68-79 [ND]
Annotations in W. Schatzberg, et al, eds, The Relations of Literature and Science: An Annotated Bibliography of Scholarship, 1880-1980, Modern Language Association of America, 1987
'Conceptualising Childhood in the Eighteenth Century: Love, Labour and Investment', British Journal for Eighteenth Century Studies, 10, 1987, pp. 189-199
'Guillotin, J.I.', 'Halle, J.N.', and 'Lamarck, J.-B.', in R. S. Porter, ed., Dizionario Biografico della Storia della Medicina e della Scienze Naturali, Franco Maria Ricci, 2, 1987
'Children in History: Concepts of Nature and Society', in G. Scarre, ed., Children, Parents and Politics, Cambridge University Press, 1989, pp. 3-24
'Nature's Powers: A Reading of Lamarck's Distinction between Creation and Production', in J.R. Moore, ed., History, Humanity and Evolution, Cambridge University Press, 1989, pp. 71-98 [ND]
'Objects of Knowledge: A Historical Perspective on Museums', in P. Vergo, ed., The New Museology, Reaktion Books, 1989, pp. 22-40
'Challenging Bodily Boundaries', essay in the pamphlet that accompanied Helen Chadwick's exhibition at the Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh Festival, 1989
'Medical Mediations: Mind, Body and the Guillotine', History Workshop Journal, no. 28, 1989, pp. 38-52 ( a revised version of the 1984 KOS article) [ND]
'New Worlds for Children in the Eighteenth Century ?', History of the Human Sciences, 3, 1990, pp. 69-83
'The Authoritarian Response', in The Enlightenment and its Shadows, pp. 202-216 [ND]
'Linda Nochlin's Lecture "Women, Art and Power" ', in N. Bryson, M.A. Holly and K. Moxey, eds, Visual Theory, Polity Press and Harper and Row, 1990, pp. 54-60
'History, Health and Gender', in Silent Health, a book accompanying the exhibition of the same name, Camerawork, London, 1990, pp. 19-25
 'The Representation of the Family in the Eighteenth Century: A Challenge for Cultural History', in
 A. Wear and J. Pittock, Interpretation and Cultural History, Macmillan and St. Martin's Press, 1991, pp. 109-134
'Environmentalism in the Eighteenth Century', in F. Driver and G. Rose, eds, Nature and Science: Essays in the History of Geographical Knowledge, Historical Geography Research Series, no. 28, Institute of British Geographers, 1992, pp. 19-29
'The Hand', Visual Anthropology Review, 8, 1992, 2-7 and reprinted in L. Taylor, ed., Visual Theory, Routledge, 1994, pp. 252-259
'The Art and Science of Seeing in Medicine: Physiognomy 1780-1820', in W.Bynum and R. Porter, eds, Medicine and the Five Senses, Cambridge University Press, 1993, pp.122-133
'Museums: Representing the Real?', in G. Levine, ed., Realism and Representation:  Essays on the Problem of Realism in Relation to Science, Literature and Culture, University of Wisconsin Press, 1993, pp. 255-278
'Gender and the Historiography of Science', British Journal for the History of Science, 26, 1993, pp. 469-483
'Foreword', in J. Brettle and S. Rice, eds, Public Bodies Privates States. New Views on Photography, Representation and Gender, Manchester University Press, 1994, pp. xi -ix
'Melancholy Reflection: Constructing an Identity for  Unveilers of Nature', in S. Bann, ed., Frankenstein, Creation and Monstrosity, Reaktion Books, 1994, pp.60-76, 198-201 [ND]
'The Representation of the Human Body: Art and Medicine in the Work of Charles Bell', in B. Allen, ed., Towards a Modern Art World, Yale University Press, 1995, pp. 79-94
'Reflections on Medical Reform: Cabanis' Coup d'Oeuil', in R. Porter, ed., Medicine in the Enlightenment, Rodopi, 1995, pp. 166-180
'Families Past and Present: Values and Morals', in S. Asquith and A. Stafford, eds, Families and the Future, HMSO Edinburgh, 1995, pp.103-115
'Sex and Gender' in C.Fox, R. Porter, and R. Wokler, eds, Inventing Human Science. Eighteenth-Century Domains, University of California Press, 1995, pp. 152-183
'Interrograting the Concept of  Reproduction in the Eighteenth Century' in F. Ginsburg and R. Rapp, eds,  Conceiving the New Order. The Global Politics of Reproduction, University of California Press, 1995, pp. 369-386
‘The Social Construction of Medical Knowledge’, Social History of Medicine, 1995, vol 8, pp. 361-381
‘Medicine and Genres of Display’ in L. Cooke and P. Wollen, eds, Visual Display: Culture Beyond Appearances, Bay Press, Seattle, 1995, pp. 202-217
‘Science and National Identity’ in R. Chartier and P. Corsi, eds, Science et langues en Europe, Centre Alexandre Koyre, Paris, 1996, pp. 221-231
‘ “A Slap in the face for Old Mother Nature”: Disease, Debility and Decay in Huysmans’ A Rebours’, Literature and Medicine, 1996, vol. 15, no 1, special issue on Environment and Health, pp.112-128
‘Jila Peacock’s Other Worlds’, essay in the pamphlet to accompany exhibition at the Piano Nobile Galleries, London, Autumn 1996
'Medical Men 1780-1820' in J. Woodall, ed., Portraiture: Facing the Subject, Manchester University Press, 1997, pp. 101-115
'Writing Medical Identities 1780-1820' in Elinor Shaffer, ed., The Third Culture: Literature and Science, Walter de Gruyter, 1997, pp. 204-214
‘Happy Marriages and Dangerous Liaisons: Artists and Anatomy’, in The Quick and the Dead: Artists and Anatomy, (catalogue to accompany a Hayward travelling exhibition), National Touring Exhibitions, 1997, pp. 100-113 (also published in French)
‘Science and Nationhood: Cultures of Imagined Communities’, in G. Cubitt, ed., Imagining Nations, Manchester University Press, 1998, pp.192-211
‘Science, Machines and Gender’, in M. Minden and H. Bachmann, eds, Fritz Lang’s Metropolis: Cinematic Visions of Technology and Fear, Camden House, 2000, pp.173-195 (reprinted with permission from Sexual Visions)
‘Public History’, History Today, May 2000
‘History, ‘Otherness’ and Display’, in E.Hallam and B. Street, eds, Cultural Encounters: Representing ‘Otherness’, Routledge, 2000, pp.245-259
‘Presidential Address: Remembrance of Science Past’, British Journal for the History of Science, 2000, vol. 33, pp.387-406
‘Richard Mead’s Communities of Belief in Eighteenth-Century London’, in S. Ditchfield, ed., Christianity and Community in the West (essays in honour of John Bossy), Ashgate, 2001, pp. 241-259
'Gender' in P. Burke, ed., History and Historians in the Twentieth Century, British Academy, 2002, pp. 120-140
‘Portraits, People and Things: Richard Mead and Medical Identity’,  History of Science (special issue in memory of Roy Porter), 61, 2003, pp. 293-313
‘Material Models as Visual Culture’, in S. de Chadarevian and N. Hopwood, eds, Models The Third Dimension of Science, Stanford, 2004, pp. 443-451
‘The Social Construction of Medical Knowledge’, in F. Huisman and J.Harley Warner, eds, Locating Medical History  The Stories and Their Meanings, John Hopkins, 2004, pp. 338-363 (this is a reprint with only minor changes of my 1995 article together with a short afterword written for the volume)
‘Editorial’, Eighteenth-Century Music, 1, 2004, pp. 153-5
‘Children, Poses, Portraiture’, in Nature and Humanity.  The Work of Fyfe Christie 1918-1979, Sansom, Bristol, 2004, pp. 37-9
‘How do Cultural Booms Happen?’ in Harriet Swain, ed., Big Questions in History, London, 2005, pp. 209-213
‘The Body of the Artist’, in Tony Bond and Joanna Woodall, eds, Self-Portrait Renaissance to Contemporary, London, 2005, pp. 42-55
‘Angels Writing on the  Shoulders of Time?’, in special issue of Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaft edited by Mikulas Teich on the theme ‘Historia Magistra Vitae?’, Autumn 2005, 16, pp. 11-26
‘The Portrait Transaction’,  BBC History, September 2006, pp. 26-28
‘Faces of Science’, History Today, September 2006, pp. 52-57
‘Marking Time’ in Holger Hoock, ed.,  History, Commemoration, and National Preoccupation: Trafalgar 1805-2005, Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 2007, pp. 7-17
‘Keith Brown Memorial Lecture. Medical Portraiture: the Case of William Harvey’, Liverpool Medical Institution Transactions and Report 2008-9, 2010, pp. 15-21
‘Picture-Talking: Portraiture and Conversation in Britain, 1800-1830’, in Katie Halsey and Jane Slinn, eds, The Concept and Practice of Conversation in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1688-1848, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, 2008, pp. 151-69
‘Is this a Portrait I see before me?’, in Beth Fisher: Grisaille Legacy, Royal Scottish Aacademy, Edinburgh, 2010, pp. 11-19
‘History, Photography and Skilled Handiwork’, in Artigiani, Rome, 2010, pp. 9-19 – in both English and Italian, published by the photographer, Francesco Filangeri, to accompany his exhibition
‘Visualizing Identity’, in Giselle Walker and Elisabeth Leedham-Green, eds, Identity, Cambridge University Press, 2010, pp. 127-56
‘What’s in a Name? Portraits of the Inner World’, in Portraits: Patients and Psychiatrists, London, 2010, pp.25-8 –  published by the artist, Gemma Anderson, to accompany her exhibition
‘The Practice of Cultural History in Britain’, in Jörg Rogge, ed., Cultural History in Europe. Institutions – Themes – Perspectives, transcript Verlag, Bielefeld, 2011, pp. 63-78
‘Approaching Visual Materials’, in Simon Gunn and Lucy Faire, eds, Research Methods for History, Edinburgh University Press, 2012, pp. 30-47

[ND] = appears in a revised form in Nature Displayed, 1999

[LJJ was the author of the Obituaries of Roy Porter that appeared in The Times,  and the Royal Historical Society Newsletter]

 

Essay Reviews

'The Historiography of the Claude Bernard Industry', History of Science, 16, 1978, pp. 214-221
'Review of A. Scull, Decarcertation', Radical Science Journal, no. 8, 1978, pp. 99-104 (with Karl Figlio)
'Romantic Science? Michelet, Morals and Nature', British Journal for the History of Science, 13, 1980, pp. 44-50
'Towards the Light? Science, Politics and the Enlightenment', European Studies Review, 12, 1982, pp. 479-487
'Conceptualising Power over Women', Radical Science Journal, no. 12, 1982, pp. 124-128
'Fantasy and History in the Study of Childhood', Free Associations, no. 2, 1985, pp. 110-122
'Lamarck - the Soldier of Humanity', History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 8, 1986, pp. 107-112
'The Clinical Gaze', Art History, 9, 1986, pp. 536-539
'The Interpretation of Nature: a Review Article', Comparative Studies in Society and History, 29, 1987, pp. 195-200
'Gender, Science and Creativity', Radical Science, no. 19, 1987,pp. 152-157
'Probing Thomas Eakins', Art History, 11, 1988, pp. 115-118
'Medicine and Visual Culture', Social History of Medicine, 3, 1990, pp. 89-99
'Reading Faces in the Nineteenth Century', Art History, 13, 1990, pp. 570-575
'Resisting Reflexivity', History of the Human Sciences, 5, 1992, pp. 59-67
'Body Images', Art History, 15, 1992, p
p. 537-541
'Has the Social History of Medicine Come of Age?', Historical Journal, 36, 1993, pp. 437-449
'Colour Codes', Oxford Art Journal, 18, 1995, pp.133-137
'And?', British Journal for the History of Science, 35, 2002, pp.341-345 (on three books concerning art and science)
Review of Thomas Eakins edited by Darrell Sewell, Art History, 25, 2002, pp.678-683
‘Image Matters’, The Historical Journal, 51, 2008, pp. 777-91
‘What’s in a Name? Historians and Theory’, The English Historical Review, 126, 2011, pp.1456-77

 

Book Reviews

Short notices of books, websites and conference reports have appeared in:
Annals of Science, BBC History Magazine, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, British Journal for the History of Science, British Medical Journal, Canadian Journal of History, Canadian Journal of Sociology, English Historical Review, Essex County Standard, European Studies Review, Free Associations, French History, French Studies, Gender and History, Historical Journal, History, History Today, History Workshop Journal, Isis, New England Journal of Medicine, Man, Medical History, Medical Sociology Newsletter, Nature, New Scientist, Print Quarterly, Rural History, Social History, Social History Society Newsletter, Social History of Medicine, Sociology of Health and Illness, Spare Rib, Tate, the Art Magazine, The Listener, The Times Higher Education Supplement, The Times Literary Supplement.

(Updated 9/09/12)


Publications by topic

Items covering more than one topic are listed under each one.

History of Science and Medicine

 

Historiography

Gender

 

Public History and Museums

Family

 

Art History

Children

 

Contemporary Art

France

 

Historians' use of Visual Materials

Science and Literature

 

Other

Portraiture

 

In press

 

[ND] = appears in a revised form in Nature Displayed, 1999

 

History of science and medicine

Books

Images of the Earth: Essays in the History of the Environmental Sciences, British Society for the History of Science, Monograph Series, no. 1, Chalfont St. Giles, 1979, xx + 282pp., (co-editor with Roy Porter, and contributor) – revised second edition, 1997, viii + 293pp.

Medical Records Newsletter, Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford, 1980 (editor)

Lamarck, Oxford University Press, Past Masters series, 1984, x + 118pp., in a Spanish edition, Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico, 1990.

Languages of Nature:  Critical Essays on Science and Literature, Free Association Books, London, and Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1986, 351pp., (editor and contributor)

Sexual Visions: Images of Gender in Science and Medicine between the Eighteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Harvester/Wheatsheaf, Hemel Hempstead and University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1989, in paperback 1991, 207pp., in a Japanese edition, 2002, 244pp. + 44pp of introduction

The Sense of a Past in Eighteenth-Century Medicine, Reading, 1999, 18pp., (pamphlet of the Stenton Lecture, given in 1997)

Nature Displayed: Gender, Science and Medicine 1760-1820, xii + 260pp., Longman, London, 1999

Defining Features: Scientific and Medical Portraits 1660-2000, Reaktion Books/National Portrait Gallery, London, 2000, 192pp.

 

Articles

'Earth Science and Environmental Medicine: the Synthesis of the Late Enlightenment' in Images of the Earth, pp. 119-146

'Natural Facts: a Historical Perspective on Science and Sexuality', in C. P. MacCormack and M. Strathern, eds, Nature, Culture and Gender, Cambridge University Press, 1980, pp. 42-69

'La psychologie naturaliste et le "probleme des niveaux".  La notion du sentiment interieur chez Lamarck', in Lamarck et Son Temps. Lamarck et Notre Temps, Vrin, 1981, pp. 69-80

'The Social Sciences and the History of Science and Medicine', in P. Corsi and P. Weindling, eds, Information Sources in the History of  Science and Medicine, Butterworths, 1982, pp. 81-96. (A revised edition appeared in the Italian version of the book, published in 1990)

'Urban Health in the French Enlightenment', Bulletin of the Society for the Social History of Medicine, no. 38, 1983, pp. 31-33

'Gender, Generation and Science: William Hunter's Obstetrical Atlas', in W.F.Bynum and R. S. Porter, eds, William Hunter and the Eighteenth-Century Medical World, Cambridge University Press, 1985, pp. 385-412 [ND]

'The Popularization of Medicine: Tissot on Onanism', Textual Practice, 1, 1987, pp. 68-79 [ND]

'Guillotin, J.I.', 'Halle, J.N.', and 'Lamarck, J.-B.', in R. S. Porter, ed., Dizionario Biografico della Storia della Medicina e della Scienze Naturali, Franco Maria Ricci, 2, 1987

'Nature's Powers: A Reading of Lamarck's Distinction between Creation and Production', in J.R. Moore, ed., History, Humanity and Evolution, Cambridge University Press, 1989, pp. 71-98 [ND]

'Environmentalism in the Eighteenth Century', in F. Driver and G. Rose, eds, Nature and Science: Essays in the History of Geographical Knowledge, Historical Geography Research Series, no. 28, Institute of British Geographers, 1992, pp. 19-29

'The Hand', Visual Anthropology Review, 8, 1992, 2-7 and reprinted in L. Taylor, ed., Visual Theory, Routledge, 1994, pp. 252-259

'The Art and Science of Seeing in Medicine: Physiognomy 1780-1820', in W.Bynum and R. Porter, eds, Medicine and the Five Senses, Cambridge University Press, 1993, pp.122-133

'The Representation of the Human Body: Art and Medicine in the Work of Charles Bell', in B. Allen, ed., Towards a Modern Art World, Yale University Press, 1995, pp. 79-94

'Reflections on Medical Reform: Cabanis' Coup d'Oeuil', in R. Porter, ed., Medicine in the Enlightenment, Rodopi, 1995, pp. 166-180

'Interrograting the Concept of  Reproduction in the Eighteenth Century' in F. Ginsburg and R. Rapp, eds,  Conceiving the New Order. The Global Politics of Reproduction, University of California Press, 1995, pp. 369-386

‘The Social Construction of Medical Knowledge’, Social History of Medicine, 1995, vol 8, pp. 361-381

‘The Social Construction of Medical Knowledge’, in F. Huisman and J.Harley Warner, eds, Locating Medical History  The Stories and Their Meanings, John Hopkins, 2004, pp. 338-363 (this is a reprint with only minor changes of my 1995 article together with a short afterword written for the volume)

‘Medicine and Genres of Display’ in L. Cooke and P. Wollen, eds, Visual Display: Culture Beyond Appearances, Bay Press, Seattle, 1995, pp. 202-217

‘Science and National Identity’ in R. Chartier and P. Corsi, eds, Science et langues en Europe, Centre Alexandre Koyre, Paris, 1996, pp. 221-231

‘ “A Slap in the face for Old Mother Nature”: Disease, Debility and Decay in Huysmans’ A Rebours’, Literature and Medicine, 1996, vol. 15, no 1, special issue on Environment and Health, pp.112-128

'Writing Medical Identities 1780-1820' in Elinor Shaffer, ed., The Third Culture: Literature and Science, Walter de Gruyter, 1997, pp. 204-214

‘Science and Nationhood: Cultures of Imagined Communities’, in G. Cubitt, ed., Imagining Nations, Manchester University Press, 1998, pp.192-211

‘Presidential Address: Remembrance of Science Past’, British Journal for the History of Science, 2000, vol. 33, pp.387-406

‘Richard Mead’s Communities of Belief in Eighteenth-Century London’, in S. Ditchfield, ed., Christianity and Community in the West (essays in honour of John Bossy), Ashgate, 2001, pp. 241-259

‘Material Models as Visual Culture’, in S. de Chadarevian and N. Hopwood, eds, Models The Third Dimension of Science, Stanford, 2004, pp. 443-451

 

Essay Reviews

'Review of A. Scull, Decarcertation', Radical Science Journal, no. 8, 1978, pp. 99-104 (with Karl Figlio)

'Romantic Science? Michelet, Morals and Nature', British Journal for the History of Science, 13, 1980, pp. 44-50

'Towards the Light? Science, Politics and the Enlightenment', European Studies Review, 12, 1982, pp. 479-487

'Lamarck - the Soldier of Humanity', History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 8, 1986, pp. 107-112

'The Clinical Gaze', Art History, 9, 1986, pp. 536-539

'Medicine and Visual Culture', Social History of Medicine, 3, 1990, pp. 89-99

'Has the Social History of Medicine Come of Age?', Historical Journal, 36, 1993, pp. 437-449

'And?', British Journal for the History of Science, 35, 2002, pp.341-345 (on three books concerning art and science) 


Gender

Books

Women in Society.  Interdisciplinary Essays, Virago, London, 1981, 313pp., (member of editorial collective and contributor)

Sexual Visions: Images of Gender in Science and Medicine between the Eighteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Harvester/Wheatsheaf, Hemel Hempstead and University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1989, in paperback 1991, 207pp., in a Japanese edition, 2002, 244pp. + 44pp of introduction

Nature Displayed: Gender, Science and Medicine 1760-1820, xii + 260pp., Longman, London, 1999

Articles

'Natural Facts: a Historical Perspective on Science and Sexuality', in C. P. MacCormack and M. Strathern, eds, Nature, Culture and Gender, Cambridge University Press, 1980, pp. 42-69

'Body Image and Sex Roles in the Eighteenth Century: Anatomical Models and Pictures', KOS, no. 4, 1984, pp. 82-87 (in Italian)

'Women in White Coats', Observer, January 22nd 1984, p. 51

'Gender, Generation and Science: William Hunter's Obstetrical Atlas', in W.F.Bynum and R. S. Porter, eds, William Hunter and the Eighteenth-Century Medical World, Cambridge University Press, 1985, pp. 385-412 [ND]

'Fritz Lang's Metropolis: Science, Machines and Gender', Radical Science, no. 17, 1985, pp. 4-21

'Linda Nochlin's Lecture "Women, Art and Power" ', in N. Bryson, M.A. Holly and K. Moxey, eds, Visual Theory, Polity Press and Harper and Row, 1990, pp. 54-60

'History, Health and Gender', in Silent Health, a book accompanying the exhibition of the same name, Camerawork, London, 1990, pp. 19-25

'Gender and the Historiography of Science', British Journal for the History of Science, 26, 1993, pp. 469-483

'Foreword', in J. Brettle and S. Rice, eds, Public Bodies Privates States. New Views on Photography, Representation and Gender, Manchester University Press, 1994, pp. xi -ix

'Sex and Gender' in C.Fox, R. Porter, and R. Wokler, eds, Inventing Human Science. Eighteenth-Century Domains, University of California Press, 1995, pp. 152-183

‘Science, Machines and Gender’, in M. Minden and H. Bachmann, eds, Fritz Lang’s Metropolis: Cinematic Visions of Technology and Fear, Camden House, 2000, pp.173-195 (reprinted with permission from Sexual Visions)

'Gender' in P. Burke, ed., History and Historians in the Twentieth Century, British Academy, 2002, pp. 120-140

Essay Reviews

'Conceptualising Power over Women', Radical Science Journal, no. 12, 1982, pp. 124-128

'Gender, Science and Creativity', Radical Science, no. 19, 1987,pp. 152-157 


Family

Articles

'The History of the Family', 'Mental Illness, Mental Health: Changing Norms and Expectations', and, with P. Brown, Oppressive Dichotomies: the Nature/Culture Debate', in Women in Society, pp. 41-54, 95-114 and 224-241. (The last of these chapters has been reprinted in the Open University reader, The Changing Experience of Women)

'Naturalising the Family: Literature and the Bio-medical sciences in the late eighteenth century', in Languages of Nature, pp. 86-116 [ND]

'The Representation of the Family in the Eighteenth Century: A Challenge for Cultural History', in A. Wear and J. Pittock, Interpretation and Cultural History, Macmillan and St. Martin's Press, 1991, pp. 109-134

'Families Past and Present: Values and Morals', in S. Asquith and A. Stafford, eds, Families and the Future, HMSO Edinburgh, 1995, pp.103-115



Children

Articles

'Conceptualising Childhood in the Eighteenth Century: Love, Labour and Investment', British Journal for Eighteenth Century Studies, 10, 1987, pp. 189-199

'Children in History: Concepts of Nature and Society', in G. Scarre, ed., Children, Parents and Politics, Cambridge University Press, 1989, pp. 3-24

'New Worlds for Children in the Eighteenth Century ?', History of the Human Sciences, 3, 1990, pp. 69-83

 

Essay Reviews

'Fantasy and History in the Study of Childhood', Free Associations, no. 2, 1985, pp. 110-122



France

Articles

'Policing Public Health in France 1780-1815', in T. Ogawa, ed., Public Health, Saikon, 1981, pp. 12-32, and summarised in Bulletin of the Society for the Social History of Medicine, no. 27, 1980, pp. 15-19 [ND]

'Guarding the Body Politic: Volney's Catechism of 1793', in F. Barker, et al, eds, 1789 Reading Writing Revolution, University of Essex, 1982, pp. 12-21 [ND]

'Medical Mediations:  Mind and Body in the Guillotine Debates during the French Revolution', KOS, no. 10, 1984, pp. 68-80 (in Italian)

'Medical Mediations: Mind, Body and the Guillotine', History Workshop Journal, no. 28, 1989, pp. 38-52 ( a revised version of the 1984 KOS article) [ND]

‘ “A Slap in the face for Old Mother Nature”: Disease, Debility and Decay in Huysmans’ A Rebours’, Literature and Medicine, 1996, vol. 15, no 1, special issue on Environment and Health, pp.112-128


 

Science and Literature

Articles

Annotations in W. Schatzberg, et al, eds, The Relations of Literature and Science: An Annotated Bibliography of Scholarship, 1880-1980, Modern Language Association of America, 1987

'Melancholy Reflection: Constructing an Identity for  Unveilers of Nature', in S. Bann, ed., Frankenstein, Creation and Monstrosity, Reaktion Books, 1994, pp.60-76, 198-201 [ND]

‘ “A Slap in the face for Old Mother Nature”: Disease, Debility and Decay in Huysmans’ A Rebours’, Literature and Medicine, 1996, vol. 15, no 1, special issue on Environment and Health, pp.112-128 


 

Portraiture

Books

Defining Features: Scientific and Medical Portraits 1660-2000, Reaktion Books/National Portrait Gallery, London, 2000, 192pp.

 

Articles

'Medical Men 1780-1820' in J. Woodall, ed., Portraiture: Facing the Subject, Manchester University Press, 1997, pp. 101-115

‘Portraits, People and Things: Richard Mead and Medical Identity’,  History of Science (special issue in memory of Roy Porter), 61, 2003, pp. 293-313

‘The Body of the Artist’, in Tony Bond and Joanna Woodall, eds, Self-Portrait Renaissance to Contemporary, London, 2005, pp. 42-55

‘The Portrait Transaction’,  BBC History, September 2006, pp. 26-28

‘Faces of Science’, History Today, September 2006, pp. 52-57

'Keith Brown Memorial Lecture. Medical Portraiture: the case of William Harvey', Liverpool Medical Institution Transactions and Report 2008-9, 2010, pp.15-21

‘Picture-talking: Portraiture and Conversation in Britain 1800-1830’ in Katie Halsey and Jane Slinn, eds, The Concept and Practice of Conversation in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1688-1848, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, 2008, pp. 151-69

‘Is this a Portrait I see before me?’, in Beth Fisher: Grisaille Legacy, Royal Scottish Aacademy, Edinburgh, 2010, pp. 11-19

‘History, Photography and Skilled Handiwork’, in Artigiani, Rome, 2010, pp. 9-19 – in both English and Italian, published by the photographer, Francesco Filangeri, to accompany his exhibition

‘Visualizing Identity’, in Giselle Walker and Elisabeth Leedham-Green, eds, Identity, Cambridge University Press, 2010, pp. 127-56

‘What’s in a Name? Portraits of the Inner World’, in Portraits: Patients and Psychiatrists, London, 2010, pp.25-8 –  published by the artist, Gemma Anderson, to accompany her exhibition

 



Historiography

Books

The Sense of a Past in Eighteenth-Century Medicine, Reading, 1999, 18pp., (pamphlet of the Stenton Lecture, given in 1997)

History in Practice, Arnold, London, 2000, xvi + 224pp

History in Practice, Arnold, London, 2006,  + 243pp (second, revised and expanded edition, with a new chapter, ‘Trends’)

 

Articles

'The Social Sciences and the History of Science and Medicine', in P. Corsi and P. Weindling, eds, Information Sources in the History of  Science and Medicine, Butterworths, 1982, pp. 81-96. (A revised edition appeared in the Italian version of the book, published in 1990)

'The Interpretation of Nature: a Review Article', Comparative Studies in Society and History, 29, 1987, pp. 195-200

'Resisting Reflexivity', History of the Human Sciences, 5, 1992, pp. 59-67

'Gender and the Historiography of Science', British Journal for the History of Science, 26, 1993, pp. 469-483

‘Angels Writing on the  Shoulders of Time?’, in special issue of Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaft edited by Mikulas Teich on the theme ‘Historia Magistra Vitae?’, Autumn 2005, 16, pp. 11-26

‘Marking Time’ in Holger Hoock, ed.,  History, Commemoration, and National Preoccupation: Trafalgar 1805-2005, Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 2007, pp. 7-17

 

Essay Reviews

'The Historiography of the Claude Bernard Industry', History of Science, 16, 1978, pp. 214-221

‘Image Matters’, The Historical Journal, 51, 3, 2008, pp. 777-791

'What's in a name? Historians and Theory', The English Historical Review, 126, 2011, pp. 1456-77


 

Public History and Museums

Articles

'Objects of Knowledge: A Historical Perspective on Museums', in P. Vergo, ed., The New Museology, Reaktion Books, 1989, pp. 22-40

'Museums: Representing the Real?', in G. Levine, ed., Realism and Representation:  Essays on the Problem of Realism in Relation to Science, Literature and Culture, University of Wisconsin Press, 1993, pp. 255-278

‘Medicine and Genres of Display’ in L. Cooke and P. Wollen, eds, Visual Display: Culture Beyond Appearances, Bay Press, Seattle, 1995, pp. 202-217

‘Public History’, History Today, May 2000

‘History, ‘Otherness’ and Display’, in E.Hallam and B. Street, eds, Cultural Encounters: Representing ‘Otherness’, Routledge, 2000, pp.245-259

‘Marking Time’ in Holger Hoock, ed.,  History, Commemoration, and National Preoccupation: Trafalgar 1805-2005, Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 2007, pp. 7-17


 

Art History

Articles

'Reading Faces in the Nineteenth Century', Art History, 13, 1990, pp. 570-575

'Body Images', Art History, 15, 1992, pp. 537-541

'The Representation of the Human Body: Art and Medicine in the Work of Charles Bell', in B. Allen, ed., Towards a Modern Art World, Yale University Press, 1995, pp. 79-94

‘Happy Marriages and Dangerous Liaisons: Artists and Anatomy’, in The Quick and the Dead: Artists and Anatomy, (catalogue to accompany a Hayward travelling exhibition), National Touring Exhibitions, 1997, pp. 100-113 (also published in French)

 

Essay Reviews

'Probing Thomas Eakins', Art History, 11, 1988, pp. 115-118

'Colour Codes', Oxford Art Journal, 18, 1995, pp.133-137

Review of Thomas Eakins edited by Darrell Sewell, Art History, 25, 2002, pp.678-683 

‘Image Matters’, The Historical Journal, 51, 3, 2008, pp. 777-791


 

Contemporary Art

Articles

'Challenging Bodily Boundaries', essay in the pamphlet that accompanied Helen Chadwick's exhibition at the Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh Festival, 1989

‘Jila Peacock’s Other Worlds’, essay in the pamphlet to accompany exhibition at the Piano Nobile Galleries, London, Autumn 1996

‘Children, Poses, Portraiture’, in Nature and Humanity: the work of Fyffe Christie 1918-1979, an anthology of his work published by Sansom & Co, Bristol, 2004

 


Historians' Use of Visual Materials

Books

The Look of the Past:visual and material evidence in historical practice, Cambridge University Press, scheduled for publication in September 2012.

Articles

'Approaching Visual Materials', in Simon Gunn and Lucy Faire, eds, Research Methods for History, Edinburgh University Press, 2012, pp. 30-47

Essay Reviews

‘Image Matters’, The Historical Journal, 51, 3, 2008, pp. 777-791


 

Other (not listed elsewhere)

Books

The Enlightenment and its Shadows, Routledge, London, 1990, viii + 232pp., (co-editor with Peter Hulme and contributor)

 

Articles

'Merton, R.K.', in A. Bullock and R.B. Woodings, eds, The Fontana Biographical Companion to Modern Thought, Fontana, 1983, pp.508-9

‘Editorial’, Eighteenth-Century Music, 1, 2004, pp. 153-5

‘How do Cultural Booms Happen?’ in Harriet Swain, ed., Big Questions in History, London, 2005, pp. 209-213

'The Authoritarian Response', in The Enlightenment and its Shadows, pp. 202-216 [ND]

‘The Practice of Cultural History in Britain’, in Jörg Rogge, ed., Cultural History in Europe. Institutions – Themes – Perspectives, transcript Verlag, Bielefeld, 2011, pp. 63-78

 


 

In Press

 

The Look of the Past

  The Look of the Past:visual and material evidence in historical practice, Cambridge University Press, scheduled for publication in September 2012.

 

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