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    • Erwin H. Ackerknecht: Social Medicine and the History of Medicine 

      Rosenberg, Charles (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007)
      Erwin H. Ackerknecht was an influential member of that small group of largely émigré historians of medicine who professionalized their field in the United States. Ackerknecht was influenced by both contemporary social ...
    • What is Disease? In Memory of Owsei Temkin 

      Rosenberg, Charles E. (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003)
      This essay outlines a contextual approach to disease (and thus medicine) in society. The work of Owsei Temkin is retrospectively evaluated and shown to rest on an assumed (if often implicit) contextualism. The key components ...