Elizabeth A. Willis

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"the discovery and confirmation of universals". The genealogy of this enterprise is from A. Quetelet and Francis Galton to James McKeen Cattell, Lewis M. Terman, and David McLelland. The present book is primarily about the methodological problems involved in applying orthodox statistical and psychometric techniques to data pertaining to "historical(More)
ELISABETH ROUDINESCO, Madness anid revolution: the lives and legends of Theroigne de Mericourt, transl. Martin Thom, London and New York, Verso, 1992, pp. xi, 284, illus., £12.95 (paperback 0-86091-597-2). Anne-Josephe Terwagne, from Marcourt in Belgium, gained notoriety during the French Revolution as Theroigne de Mericourt and ended her life confined in(More)
OBJECTIVE Chronic pain such as arthritis has a significant impact on occupational performance in the workplace that contributes to decreased productivity, reduced rates of employment, personal and societal economic costs. In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of WORK, a scoping review was conducted to understand the knowledge base on chronic pain. The(More)
The traditional view that war is 'good' for medicine has been challenged by some historians in recent decades. In the case of the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, a number of advances in wound treatment, emergency surgery and other areas reputedly occurred, and were important in shaping the medical response to more extended warfare in 1939-1945. At the same(More)
The purpose of this project is to provide a thorough account of delivery by tracing the history and evolution of delivery from antiquity to the present day in order to expose the spread and transmission of proto-masculine ideologies through delivery. By looking at delivery from an evolutionary perspective, delivery no longer becomes a tool of rhetoric, but(More)
The British biological weapons (BW) research programme based at Porton Down continued after the Second World War. Five series of BW experiments with animals at sea were undertaken to supplement laboratory work. The causative organisms for plague, brucellosis, tularemia and later Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis and Vaccinia viruses were tested in the(More)