The Penn Press list for spring 2021 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Click here to explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area.
"A major contribution to the social history of American medicine."—Journal of the American Medical AssociationThis book is a volume in the Penn Press Anniversary Collection. To mark its 125th anniversary in 2015, the University of Pennsylvania Press rereleased more than 1,100 titles from Penn Press's distinguished backlist from 1899-1999 that had fallen out of print. Spanning an entire century, the Anniversary Collection offers peer-reviewed scholarship in a wide range of subject areas.
"One of the important works in history of medicine in the past decade."—Bulletin of the History of Medicine
"Students of social history, institutional development, and the history of medicine will find this provocative introduction to the major themes that continue to shape the debate over contemporary American medicine."—Journal of American History