Shauna Devine, “Health Care and the American Medical Profession, 1830-1880,” Journal of the Civil War Era
Shauna Devine, “The Civil War and the Army Medical Museum”, National Museum of Civil War Medicine
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Review of Thomas A. Apel. Feverish Bodies, Enlightened Minds: Science and the Yellow Fever Controversy in the Early American Republic. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016. x. 191 pp. (9780804797405). Canadian Journal of History, University of Toronto Press, Volume 53, Number 2, Autumn, 2018, pp. 285-287
Review of Susan Smith. Toxic Exposures: Mustard Gas and the Health Consequences of World War II in the United States. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2017. xiii + 187 pp. (978-0-813-586090). Isis, Volume 109, No. 3, September 2018, pp. 661=663
Review of Medical Bondage: Race, Gender and the Origins of American Gynecology. Deirdre Cooper Owens. Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 2017. pp. 184 (978-0-8203-5135-3). The Journal of the Civil War Era, The University of North Carolina Press, Volume 9, Number 1, March 2019, pp. 143-146.
Review of Frank L. Grzyb, Rhode Island’s Civil War Hospital: Life and Death at Portsmouth Grove, 1862-1865. Jefferson: McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2012. (H-CivWar, July, 2014).
Review of Gretchen Long, Doctoring Freedom: The Politics of African American Medical Care in Slavery and Emancipation (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2012). Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, (first published on-line October, 2013 doi:10.1093/jhmas/jrt052).
Review of Libra Hilde, Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South (Virginia, University of Virginia Press, 2012) Civil War History (September, 2015).
Review of Samuel J. M. M. Alberti, Morbid Curiosities: Medical Museums in Nineteenth-Century Britain (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010) Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 2012, 86, 282-4.
Review of Peter McCandless, Slavery, Disease, and Suffering in the Southern Low Country (New York, Cambridge University Press, 2011) Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (first published online April 19, 2012 doi:10.1093/jhmas/jrs029)
Review of Jane E. Schultz, ed., This Birth Place of Souls: The Civil War Nursing Diary of Harriet Eaton (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011) Journal of the Social History of Medicine. (advanced access: doi:10.1093/shm/hkr147)
Review of Andrew McIlwaine Bell, Mosquito Soldiers: Malaria, Yellow Fever, and the Course of the American Civil War. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2010) Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 2011, 66, 255-258.
Review of Margaret Humphreys, Intensely Human: The Health of the Black Soldier in the American Civil War (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008) Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, 2009, 26, 221-223.
Current Research Projects:
Science and the Practice of Medicine in the Civil War South.
The book, now entering the writing stage, examines the state of Confederate medicine, its relationship to civilian practice and the larger differences between northern and southern medicine. It will be published as a companion volume to my work on medical practice in the Civil War north.