Canadian Bulletin of Medical History / Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la médecine

Published twice a year by Wilfrid Laurier University Press and the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine, the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History presents refereed articles and other information on all aspects of the history of medicine, health care, and related disciplines.



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Vol 31, No 1

Table of Contents

Front Matter / Pages Liminaires

Editors' Note / Note des rédactrices PDF
Guest Editor's Introduction / Introduction de la rédactrice invitée PDF
Erika Dyck 7-16


The Early Eugenics Movement and Emerging Professional Psychiatry: Conceptual Transfers and Personal Relationships between Germany and North America, 1880s to 1930s Abstract PDF
Frank Stahnisch 17-40
Eugenics and Racial Biology in Sweden and the USSR: Contacts across the Baltic Sea Abstract PDF
Per Anders Rudling 41-75
Eugenics and Migration: A Case Study of Salvation Army Literature about Canada and Britain, c.1890-1921 Abstract PDF
Graham Baker 77-98
“A Visitation of Providence:” Public Health and Eugenic Reform in the Wake of the Halifax Disaster Abstract PDF
Leslie Baker 99-122
“Our Power to Remodel Civilization”: The Development of Eugenic Feminism in Alberta, 1909-1921 Abstract PDF
Sheila Gibbons 123-142
Eugenics in the Community: Gendered Professions and Eugenic Sterilization in Alberta, 1928-1972 Abstract PDF
Amy Samson 143-463
Sterilization and Birth Control in the Shadow of Eugenics: Married, Middle-Class Women in Alberta, 1930-1960s Abstract PDF
Erika Dyck 165-187
Contraception or Eugenics? Sterilization and “Mental Retardation” in the 1970s and 1980s Abstract PDF
Molly Ladd-Taylor 189-211

Book Reviews / Comptes Rendus

Compte rendu: Névrose et folie dans le corps expéditionnaire canadien (1914-1918). Le cas québécois par Geneviève Allard PDF
Marie-Claude Thifault 213-214
Review: Caring and Killing: Nursing and Psychiatric Practice in Germany, 1931-1943 par Thomas Foth PDF
Alexandre Pelletier-Audet 214-216
Review: The Last Plague: Spanish Influenza and the Politics of Public Health in Canada by Mark Osborne Humphries PDF
Jane Jenkins 216-219
Review: Vaccinations and Public Concern in History: Legend, Rumor and Risk Perception by Andrea Kitta PDF
Heather MacDougall 220-221
Review: Vaccine: The Debate in Modern America by Mark A. Largent PDF
Sarah Glassford 221-222
Compte Rendu: Anatomie d’une institution médicale. La Faculté de médecine de Genève (1876-1920) par Philip Rieder PDF
Alexandre Klein 223-225
Review: Telling Genes: The Story of Genetic Counseling in America by Alexandra Minna Stern PDF
Leslie Baker 225-227
Review: “And Neither Have I Wings To Fly”: Labeled and Locked Up in Canada’s Oldest Institution by Thelma Wheatley PDF
Robert Menzies 227-228
Theatre Review: Tainted by Kat Lanteigne and Vikki Anderson PDF
Jacalyn Duffin 229-231

Obituaries / Annonces Nécrologiques:

William Feindel PDF
Frank Stahnisch 233-235

Cover / Couverture

Image: Herman Lundborg and F. J. Linders, eds., The Racial Characters of the Swedish Nation, Anthropologia Suecica (Uppsala: Almqvist och Wiksell, 1926): Plate 1 PDF

ISSN 0823-2105
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