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    ‘Out of Sight, Out of Mind?’: The Daniel Turner-James Blondel Dispute Over the Power of the Maternal Imagination.Philip K. Wilson - 1992 - Annals of Science 49 (1):63-85.
    In the late 1720s, Daniel Turner and James Blondel engaged in a pamphlet dispute over the power of the maternal imagination. Turner accepted the long-standing belief that a pregnant woman's imagination could be transferred to her unborn child, imprinting the foetus with various marks and deformities. Blondel sought to refute this view on rational and anatomical grounds. Two issues repeatedly received these authors' attention: the identity of imagination, and its power in pregnant women; and the process of generation and foetal (...)
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    Anne Borsay. Medicine and Charity in Georgian Bath: A Social History of the General Infirmary, C. 1739–1830. Xii + 484 Pp., Bibl., Index. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 1999. $99.95. [REVIEW]Philip K. Wilson - 2004 - Isis 95 (1):122-122.
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    Confronting “Hereditary” Disease: Eugenic Attempts to Eliminate Tuberculosis in Progressive Era America. [REVIEW]Philip K. Wilson - 2006 - Journal of Medical Humanities 27 (1):19-37.
    Tuberculosis was clearly one of the most predominant diseases of the early twentieth century. At this time, Americans involved in the eugenics movement grew increasingly interested in methods to prevent this disease's potential hereditary spread. To do so, as this essay examines, eugenicists' attempted to shift the accepted view that tuberculosis arose from infection and contagion to a view of its heritable nature. The methods that they employed to better understand the propagation and control of tuberculosis are also discussed. Finally, (...)
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    Jonathan Andrews;, Andrew Scull. Undertaker of the Mind: John Monro and Mad‐Doctoring in Eighteenth‐Century England. Xxii + 389 Pp., Illus., Notes, Bibl., Index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. $35. [REVIEW]Philip K. Wilson - 2002 - Isis 93 (4):708-709.
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    Peter Lewis Allen. The Wages of Sin: Sex and Disease, Past and Present. Xxiii + 202 Pp., Figs., Table, Bibl., Index.Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. $25. [REVIEW]Philip K. Wilson - 2002 - Isis 93 (1):96-97.
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    Richard C. Allen. David Hartley on Human Nature. Xxiv + 469 Pp., Bibl., Index. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999. $24.95. [REVIEW]Philip K. Wilson - 2004 - Isis 95 (2):290-290.
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    Scientists and Swindlers: Consulting on Coal and Oil in America, 1820–1890. [REVIEW]Philip K. Wilson - 2013 - Annals of Science 70 (4):545-547.
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