The Intersection Alcoholism is not only a contemporary concern, but one with a long, complex history. Described at different times as inebriation or dipsomania, alcoholism was fiercely debated by temperance groups and politicians, as well as shaped by laws, medical practices, and ideas of health. Alcoholism has also been subject to social stigmas, which have [...]
The American Association for the History of Medicine held its 90th annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, May 4-7, 2017 at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel. Stephen Mawdsley presented 'Race and the Jake Walk' at the conference. Paper Abstract Race and the "Jake Walk" During America's Great Depression and before Prohibition was repealed, the popular patent [...]
Stephen Mawdsley presented ‘Race, America, and Jamaica Ginger Paralysis’, at the BAAS Conference 2017, Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent
Stephen Mawdsley presented paper: “Patent Medicine and Prohibition” at the Bruce Centre, Keele University.
Stephen Mawdsley presented paper: “Prohibition and Patent Medicine: A Case Study of Jamaica Ginger” at the Humanities Lecture Series, University of Strathclyde.
Society for the Social History of Medicine Conference 2016 7 - 10 July 2016 Canterbury, England, United Kingdom Hosted by the Centre for the History of Medicine, Ethics and Medical Humanities, University of Kent In 2016, the SSHM conference explored the theme of 'place.' Stephen Mawdsley presented 'Place, Prohibition and Patent Medicine: A Case Study [...]
European Social Science History Conference 2016 The European Social Science History Conference is organized by the International Institute of Social History (IISH), an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences. The ESSHC 2016 was held in Valencia, Spain, from 30 March up to and including 2 April 2016. Stephen Mawdsley presented paper [...]