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New Effaced Team Publication

Delighted to announce that David M. Turner’s article ‘Impaired Children in Eighteenth-century England’ is now available on Advanced Access from Social History of Medicine  (doi: 10.1093/shm/hkw128, 2017). Subscribers can read it online here. Abstract People in the early modern period had long … Continue reading

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New Open Access Article from the Effaced Team

Effaced team member Emily Cock has an article in the new BMJ: Medical Humanities: ‘He would by no means risque his Reputation: patient and doctor shame in Daniel Turner’s De Morbis Cutaneis (1714) and Syphilis (1717)’. This includes discussion of facial surgeries … Continue reading

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Kosciuszko’s Face

An interesting face that I’ve encountered this month is General Thaddeus Kosciuszko (1746–1817): Polish independence and American Revolutionary War hero, and a friend of Thomas Jefferson who left him money for the freeing of slaves. This was a name I … Continue reading

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New Project Publication

Emily Cock’s essay, ‘Off Dropped the Sympathetic Snout’: Shame, Sympathy and Plastic Surgery at the Beginning of the Long Eighteenth Century’ explores the interplay of ‘sympathy’ as a moral sentiment and medical phenomenon within stories of nasal reconstruction. Though Gaspare Tagliacozzi stipulated in … Continue reading

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