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Faculty Books - sorted by year

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

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

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
"The Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic" book cover image

"Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: The Origins of School Lunch in the United States" book cover image 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)

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

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

Ronald L. Numbers, Kostas Kampourakis, eds., Newton's Apple and Other Myths about Science (Harvard University Press, 2015) "Newton's Apple and Other Myths about Science" book cover image

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

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

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

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

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

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) "Enregistrer les morts, identifier les surmortalités Une comparaison Angleterre, États-Unis et France" book cover image

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

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

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

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2009

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

"Breathing Space: How Allergies Shape Our Lives and Landscapes" book cover image 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

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

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

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

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

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

"Moral Relativism and Reasons for Action" book cover image Robert Streiffer, Moral Relativism and Reasons for Action (Routledge, 2003)

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

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

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

"Reel Nature: America's Romance With Wildlife on Film" book cover image 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

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
"Darwinism Comes to America" book cover image

"Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public's Health" book cover image Judith Walzer Leavitt, Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public's Health (Beacon Press, 1997)

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

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

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

"Subjected to Science: Human Experimentation in America before the Second World War" book cover image 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)

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)
"The State of Nature: Ecology, Community, and American Social Thought, 1900-1950" book cover image

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

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