[Book Review] The Historiography of Canadian Health Care: An Update
Warsh, Cheryl Krasnick
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Comparative book review of seven titles on the topic of Canadian medical history: "Surgeons, Smallpox and the Poor: A History of Medicine and Social Conditions in Nova Scotia, 1749-1799" by Allan Everett Marble (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1993); "Petticoat Doctors: The First Forty Years of Women in Medicine at Dalhousie University by Enid Johnson MacLeod (Lawrencetown Beach, N.S.: Pottersfield Press, 1990); "Home Medicine: The Newfoundland Experience" by John Crellin (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994); "Through Northern Eyes" by James Graham Gillan (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 1991); "Out of Mind, Out of Sight: A History of the Waterford Hospital" by Patricia O'Brien (St. John's: Breakwater Books, 1989); "Langstaff: A Nineteenth-Century Medical Life" by Jacalyn Duffin (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993); and "Bedside Matters: The Transformation of Canadian Nursing, 1900-1990" by Kathryn McPherson (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1996).