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John V. Pickstone

JOHN V. PICKSTONE has worked in Manchester since 1974, and founded the Wellcome Unit and the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, UK, in 1986. He directed the Centre to 2002, since then he has been a Research Professor. His present research is mostly on recent medicine, especially on cancer services, medical technology, and the NHS around Manchester. He is the author of Ways of Knowing: a New History of Science, Technology and Medicine, and editor, with Roger Cooter of The Companion to Medicine in the Twentieth Century.

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Surgeons, Manufacturers and Patients
A Transatlantic History of Total Hip Replacement

Palgrave Macmillan
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...
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Medicine, Madness and Social History
Essays in Honour of Roy Porter

Palgrave Macmillan
Honoring and extending the work of historian Roy Porter, this volume offers lively, accessible and often topical chapters presenting orginal research on the...
John V. Pickstone

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