After Death/After-'Life': The Social History of Medicine in Post-Postmodernity

@inproceedings{Cooter2007AfterDT,
  title={After Death/After-'Life': The Social History of Medicine in Post-Postmodernity},
  author={Roger Cooter},
  year={2007}
}
Summary. Well supported and institutionalised, the social history of medicine thrives. Its research agenda is infinitely expandable, and its humanist sentiments continue to touch emotional cords. Politically and intellectually, however, it is sterile. In a material and intellectual world that is radically different from the one in which it came into being, the social history of medicine has lost its capacity seriously to engage. This paper suggests that medico-centric historians not only have… CONTINUE READING
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