Migraine:

A History

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESSISBN: 9781421429489

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Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
By:
Katherine Foxhall
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Pages:
292

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Description

List of Figures
Acknowledgments
Note on Terminology and Names
Chapter 1. Introduction: Programmed In?
Chapter 2. The ""Beating of Hammers"": Classical and Medieval Approaches to Hemicrania
Chapter 3. ""Take Housleeke, and Garden Wormes"": Migraine Medicine in the Early Modern Household
Chapter 4. A ""Deadly Tormenting Megrym"": Expanding Markets and Changing Meanings
Chapter 5. ""The Pain Was Very Much Relieved and She Slept"": Gender and Patienthood in the Nineteenth Century
Chapter 6. ""As Sharp as If Drawn with Compasses"": Victorian Vision, Men of Science, and the Making of Modern Migraine
Chapter 7. ""A Shower of Phosphenes"": Twentieth-Century Stories and the Medical Uses of History
Chapter 8. ""Happy Hunting Ground"": Conceptual Fragmentation and Medication in the Twentieth Century
Chapter 9. ""If I Could Harness Pain"": The Migraine Art Competitions, 1980-1987
Chapter 10. Conclusion
Notes 00
Bibliography 00
Index

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