Scientia Canadensis
Canadian Journal of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine
Revue canadienne d'histoire des sciences, des techniques et de la médecine

Volume 33, Number 1, 2010

Table of contents (16 articles)


  1. Introduction
  2. Envisioning Cyclopropane: Scientific Product or Medical Technology?
  3. Une première chirurgie de l’obésité : la longue controverse du court-circuit jéjuno-iléal (1954-1980)
  4. ‘Professional Techs’: Machines, Technical Skills and Professional Aspirations in Hearing Prosthetics and Respiratory Care in Quebec, 1950-1990
  5. Le nursing psychiatrique à l’École des gardes-malades de l’Hôpital Saint-Jean-de-Dieu : « le côté spirituel en tête du côté technique »

Book Reviews / Comptes rendus

Medicine / Médecine

  1. The Medicalization of Society: On the Transformation of Human Conditions into Treatable Disorders. By Peter Conrad. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. xiv + 204 p., notes, bibl., index. ISBN 0-8018-8585-X $22)
  2. Lyndhurst. Canada’s First Rehabilitation Centre for People with Spinal Cord Injuries, 1945-1998. By Geoffrey Reaume. (Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007. xiii + 258 p., notes, bibl., index. ISBN 0-7735-3212-0 $55)
  3. Resurrecting Dr. Moss: The Life and Letters of a Royal Navy Surgeon, Edward Lawton Moss MD, RN, 1843-1880. By Paul C. Appleton, edited by William Barr. (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2008. 221 p., ill., index. ISBN 978-1-55238-232-5 42.95 $)
  4. Love and Eugenics in the Late Nineteenth Century: Rational Reproduction and the New Woman. By Angelique Richardson. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. xv + 250 p., ill., notes, bibl., index. ISBN 978-0-19-818700-4 hc. 66 £ 978-0-19-818701-1 pb. 19.99 £)
  5. The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution. By Margaret Marsh and Wanda Ronner. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. 374 p., ill., notes, index. ISBN 978-0-8018-9001-7 $29.95)
  6. Place and Practice in Canadian Nursing History. Edited by Jayne Elliott, Meryn Stuart and Cynthia Toman. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2008. x + 221 p., ill., bibl., notes, index. ISBN 978-0-7748-1-5574 $85 hc, 978-0-7748-1-5581 $29.95 pb.)

Humanities and Social Sciences / Sciences humaines et sociales

  1. Contributors / Collaborateurs

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