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Pickstone, John V.

Overview
Works: 72 works in 223 publications in 2 languages and 2,527 library holdings
Genres: History  Catalogs  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: Q125, 509
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Most widely held works by John V Pickstone
Ways of knowing : a new history of science, technology, and medicine by John V Pickstone( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text provides an accessible framework for understanding science, technology, and medicine (STM) in the West from the Renaissance to the 21st century. John V. Pickstone's approach has four key features. First, he synthesizes the long-term histories and philosophies of disciplines that are normally studied separately. Second, he dissects STM into specific ways of knowing - natural history, analysis, and experimentalism - with separate but interlinked elements. Third, he explores these ways of knowing as forms of work related to our various technologies for making, mending, and destroying. And finally, he relates scientific and technical knowledges to popular understandings and to politics
Medicine in the twentieth century( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical innovations in historical perspective( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discoveries and new techniques are the stuff of much medical history, but we know remarkably little about the sources of innovation and how new forms of medicine were created and understood in their own times. In this volume, a team of medical historians apply the techniques of the new social history to medical innovations in the century 1860-1960. Topics range from antiseptic surgery to psychiatry, from new drugs to the reorganization of hospital services. They include "failures" as well as "successes," European and American examples as well as British. The essays constitute a sustained exploration of social context in medical innovation. In sequence, they also provide a perspective on social and political change in medicine. The volume will appeal to practitioners, teachers and students in history, sociology, economics, medicine and policy studies - indeed to all who wish to understand the subtle interactions of science, medical practice and social organization
Medicine and industrial society : a history of hospital development in Manchester and its region, 1752-1946 by John V Pickstone( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medicine, madness, and social history : essays in honour of Roy Porter by Roy Porter( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in honour of eminent historian Roy Porter by twenty of his colleagues and students, the collection renders cutting edge scholarship accessible. Historians from the three fields that Porter made his own - the histories of medicine, madness, and the Enlightenment - illustrate his influence while tackling major themes ranging from disability rights to the popularization of science. In their accounts, artisan gardeners jostle with anarchists, dentists, and hypnotists in a lively, and very Porterian, parade
Companion to medicine in the twentieth century by Roger Cooter( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The modern biological and earth sciences( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume looks at the history of the life and earth sciences since 1800. It provides comprehensive surveys of historical thinking on major developments in these areas of science, on the social and cultural milieus in which the knowledge was generated, and on the wider impact of the major theoretical and practical innovations
The Cambridge history of science( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume looks at the history of the life and earth sciences since 1800. It provides comprehensive surveys of historical thinking on major developments in these areas of science, on the social and cultural milieus in which the knowledge was generated, and on the wider impact of the major theoretical and practical innovations
Surgeons, manufacturers, and patients : a transatlantic history of total hip replacement by Julie Anderson( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Total Hip Replacement, or Artificial Hip, was invented by British surgeons after World War Two. It became the basis of a multi-billion global industry in joint replacement. This pioneering study ranges from inventive surgeons to multi-national manufacturers, including technologies, collaborations, regulations, quality assessments, and the changing expectations of patients. It explores total hip replacement in the very different health economies of the U.K. and the U.S., asking searching questions about costs as well as benefits
Health, disease and medicine in Lancashire, 1750-1950 : four papers on sources, problems and methods( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Centre of intelligence : the development of science, technology and medicine in Manchester and its University by Clive Field( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge history of science by Mary Jo Nye( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon the most recent methods and results in historical studies of science, this volume offers a narrative and interpretive history of the physical and mathematical sciences from the early 19th century to the close of the 20th century
Companion encyclopedia of medicine in the twentieth century by Roger Cooter( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains over forty authoritiative essays, focusing on the political economy of medicine and health, understandings of the body and transformations of some of the theatres of medicine
L'ombre de César : les chirurgiens et la construction du système hospitalier vaudois (1840-1960) by Pierre-Yves Donzé( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statistiques des malades hospitalisés à l'Hôpital cantonal entre 1882 et 1960 (p. 284-286); comptes de l'Hôpital cantonal de 1850 à 1950 (p. 286-288); subventions de l'Etat aux hôpitaux régionaux entre 1875 et 1960 (p. 288-9) ainsi qu'une carte des hôpitaux vaudois en 1920 (p. 289)
A guide to the records of health services in the Manchester region (Kendal to Crewe) by Liz Coyne( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of science and technology in the North West( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating and revealing overview of the North West's important place in the history of scientific, technological and medical advances
The quest for public health in Manchester : the industrial city, the NHS and the recent history by Emma L Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Society for the History of Science and the History of Science Society : program, papers, and abstracts for the Joint Conference, Manchester, England, 11-15 July 1988 by BSHS-HSS Anglo-American Conference( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The preservation of NHS records : a handbook for the guidance of NHS personnel and archivists in the North Western Health Region by John V Pickstone( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Community, professions, and business : a history of the Central Manchester teaching hospitals and the National Health Service by Helen K Valier( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ways of knowing : a new history of science, technology, and medicine
Alternative Names
John Pickstone British historian

Pickstone, J. V.

Pickstone, J. V. (John V.)

Pickstone, John.

Pickstone, John V.

Languages
English (148)

French (2)

Covers
Medicine in the twentieth centuryMedical innovations in historical perspectiveMedicine, madness, and social history : essays in honour of Roy PorterCompanion to medicine in the twentieth centuryThe modern biological and earth sciencesThe Cambridge history of scienceSurgeons, manufacturers, and patients : a transatlantic history of total hip replacementThe Cambridge history of science