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Publications of Margaret E. Humphreys    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books

  1. Humphreys, M, Marrow of tragedy: The health crisis of the American civil war, vol. 9781421410005 (2013), pp. 1-385, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, ISBN 9781421410005  [abs]
  2. Humphreys, M, Intensely human: The health of the black soldier in the American Civil War (January, 2008), pp. 1-197, Johns Hopkins University Press, ISBN 9780801886966  [abs]
  3. Humphreys, ME, Malaria: Poverty, Race, and Public Health in the United States (2001), Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press
  4. Humphreys, ME, Yellow Fever and the South (1992), New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press

Papers Published

  1. Humphreys, M, How Four Once Common Diseases Were Eliminated from the American South, Health Affairs, vol. 28 (November, 2009), pp. 1734-44
  2. Humphreys, M, Climate Change and Mosquito-Borne Disease: A Historical Perspective, MDAdvisor, vol. 2 no. 2 (Spring, 2009), pp. 16-21
  3. Slater, LB; Humphreys, M; Humphreys M, , Parasites and Progress: Ethical Decision-Making and the Santee-Cooper Malaria Study, 1944-49, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, vol. 51 (January, 2008), pp. 103-120
  4. Humphreys, M; Costanzo, P; Haynie, KL; Ostbye, T; Boly, I; Belsky, D; Sloan, F, Racial disparities in diabetes a century ago: evidence from the pension files of US Civil War veterans., Social Science & Medicine, vol. 64 no. 8 (April, 2007), pp. 1766-1775, ISSN 0277-9536 [17240029], [doi]  [abs]
  5. Martin, MG; Humphreys, ME, Social consequence of disease in the American South, 1900-World War II., Southern Medical Journal, vol. 99 no. 8 (August, 2006), pp. 862-864, ISSN 0038-4348 [16929881]  [abs]
  6. Humphreys, M, A Stranger in our Camps: Typhus in American History, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 80 (2006), pp. 269-290
  7. Westman, EC; Yancy, WS; Humphreys, M, Dietary treatment of diabetes mellitus in the pre-insulin era (1914-1922)., Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, vol. 49 no. 1 (2006), pp. 77-83, ISSN 0031-5982 [16489278], [doi]  [abs]
  8. Humphreys, M, H. R. Carter, ’Quinine Prophylaxis for Malaria’, commentary, in Public Health Reports Historical Collection, edited by Rinsky, RA (2005), pp. 80-80, Association of Schools of Public Health
  9. Humphreys, M, On Rats, Lice, and History, Environmental History, vol. 10 (Fall, 2005), pp. 695-696
  10. Humphreys, ME, No Safe Place: Disease and Panic in American History, American Literary History, vol. 14 (2002), pp. 845-857
  11. Humphreys, ME, Water Won’t Run Uphill: The New Deal and Malaria Control in the American South, 1933-1940, Parassitologia, vol. 40 no. 1-2 (1998), pp. 183-192  [abs]
  12. Humphreys, ME, Kicking a Dying Dog: DDT and the Demise of Malaria in the American South, 1942-1952, ISIS, vol. 87 (1996), pp. 1-17
  13. Humphreys, ME; Humphreys M, , Letters from a Young Physician: James Jackson, Jr. and His Two Medical Fathers, Harvard Medical Alumni Bulletin, vol. 60 (1986), pp. 40-45
  14. Humphreys, ME; Humphreys M, , Hunting the Yellow Fever Germ: The Principle and Practice of Etiological Proof in Late Nineteenth-Century America, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 59 (1985), pp. 361-382
  15. Humphreys, ME; Humphreys M, , Local Control vs National Interest: The Debate over Southern Public Health, 1878-1884, Journal of Southern History, vol. 50 (1984), pp. 407-428
  16. Humphreys, ME, Vindicating the Minister’s Medical Role: Cotton Mather’s Concept of the Nishmath Chajim and the Spiritualization of Medicine, Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, vol. 36 (1981), pp. 278-295

Book Chapters

  1. Humphreys, M, "Malaria," "Typhus," and "Yellow Fever", in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Scientific, Medical and Technological History, edited by Slotten, H (forthcoming), Oxford University Press, New York
  2. Humphreys, ME; Humphreys M, , Biography of "Walter Reed," and entry on "Yellow Fever", in The History of Science in the United States: An Encyclopedia, edited by Rothenberg, M (2001), New York: N.Y.: Garland Publishing Inc
  3. Humphreys, ME, "Yellow Fever" and "Malaria", in The Oxford Companion to United States History, edited by Boyer, P (2001), Oxford: Oxford University Press
  4. Humphreys, ME, Biographies of "James Lawrence Cabell," "Jerome Cochran," "Henry Rose Carter," "John Maynard Woodworth," and "Stanford Emerson Chaille", in American National Biography, edited by Garraty, JA; Carnes, MC (1999), New York: Oxford University Press
  5. Humphreys, ME, Essays on "Chlorosis," "Dengue," "Malaria," "Tuberculosis," "Typhoid Fever," and "Yellow Fever", in Plague, Pox and Pestilence: Disease in History, edited by Kiple, KF (1997), London: Weidenfield & Nicolson
  6. Humphreys, ME, Biographies of Edward Hammond Clarke, William Augustus Hinton, James Lloyd, Cotton Tufts and Paul Dudley White, in Dictionary of American Medical Biography, edited by al, MKE (1984), Greenwood Press

Articles in a Collection

  1. Humphreys, M, Malaria in america, in The Global Challenge of Malaria: Past Lessons and Future Prospects, edited by Frank M Snowden and Richard Bucala (January, 2014), pp. 3-18, World Scientific Press, New Jersey and London, ISBN 9789814405584 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Humphreys, ME, Beware the Poor Historian, in Clio in the Clinic, edited by Duffin, J (2005), pp. 226-235, New York: Oxford University Press
  3. Humphreys, ME, Whose Body? Which Disease? Studying Malaria while Treating Neurosyphilis, in Using Bodies: Humans in the Service of Twentieth Century Medicine, edited by Marks, L; Goodman, J (2003), Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press
  4. Humphreys, ME, Yellow Fever Since 1793: History and Historiography, in A Melancholy Scene of Devastation: The Public Response to the 1793 Philadelphia Yellow Fever Epidemic, edited by Estes, JW; Smith, B (1997), pp. 183-198, Canton, MA: Science History Publications
  5. Humphreys, ME, Public Health in the Old South, in Science and Medicine in the Old South, edited by Numbers, RL; Savitt, T (1989), Baton Rouge: LSU Press

Book Reviews

  1. Humphreys, M, 17th Century Variola Virus Reveals the Recent History of Smallpox, Current Biology, vol. 26 no. 24 (2016), pp. 3407-3412 [doi]
  2. Humphreys, ME, This Place of Death: Environment as Weapon in the American Civil War, Southern Quarterly, vol. 53 no. 3/4 (2016), pp. 12-36, University of Southern Mississippi
  3. M. Humphreys, Review of Shauna Devine, Learning from the Wounded: The Civil War and the Rise of American Medical Science., Bulletin of the History of Medicine (Forthcoming)
  4. M. Humphreys, Review of Kathryn Meier, Nature's Civil War, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, vol. 45 no. 1 (Summer, 2014), pp. 93-94
  5. Humphreys, M, Review of James L. A. Webb, Jr., Humanity’s Burden: A Global History of Malaria, Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (February, 2014)
  6. M. Humphreys, Review of Asylum Doctor: James Woods Babcock and the Red Plague, Florida Historical Quarterly (Forthcoming)
  7. M. Humphreys, Review of Libra R. Hilde, Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South, Michigan War Studies Review (forthcoming)
  8. Humphreys, M, Review of Bobby A Wintermute, Public Health and the U. S. Military, Journal of the History of Medicine, vol. 66 no. 4 (October, 2011), pp. 581-583
  9. Humphreys, M, Review of Richard Reid, Practicing Medicine in a Black Regiment, H-Net (June, 2011) [showpdf.php]
  10. Humphreys, M, Review of Andrew Bell, Mosquito Soldiers: Malaria, Yellow Fever and the Course of the Civil War, Journal of the Civil War Era, vol. 1 no. 1 (March, 2011), pp. 122-3
  11. Humphreys, M, Review of Jane M Schultz, This Birth Place of Souls, Journal of the Civil War Era, vol. 2 (2011), pp. 104-106
  12. M. Humphreys, Review of James L. A. Webb, Jr., Humanity's Burden: A Global History of Malaria, Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences (Spring, 2010), pp. 259-261
  13. Humphreys, M, Review of Deanne Stephens Nuwer, Plague among the Magnolias, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 84 no. 2 (2010), pp. 301-303
  14. Humphreys, M, Review of Samuel Roberts, Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation, American Historical Review, vol. 114 (December, 2009), pp. 1483
  15. Humphreys, M, Review of Kent Gramm, ed., Battle: The Nature and Consequences of Civil War Combat, North Carolina Historical Review, vol. 86 (October, 2009), pp. 458-59
  16. Humphreys, M, Telemedicine: climate change and mosquito-borne disease: a historical perspective., MD advisor : a journal for New Jersey medical community, vol. 2 no. 2 (January, 2009), pp. 16-21
  17. Humphreys, M, Review of Bert Hansen, Picturing Medical Progress from Pasteur to Polio: A History of Mass Media Images and Popular Attitudes in America, Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 302 (2009), pp. 2492-3
  18. Humphreys, M, Review of A. Fairchild, R. Bayer, and J. Colgrove, Searching Eyes: Privacy, the State, and Disease Surveillance in America, Technology and Culture, vol. 50 (Spring, 2009), pp. 480-81
  19. Humphreys, M, Review of G. Schroeder-Lein, Encyclopedia of Civil War Medicine, Georgia Historical Quarterly, vol. 42 no. 3 (October, 2008), pp. 433-435
  20. Humphreys, M, Quinine prophylaxis for malaria (1914): Commentary, Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974), vol. 121 no. SUPPL. 1 (March, 2006), pp. 80-85
  21. Humphreys, M, Review of John C. Burnham, What is Medical History?, JAMA, vol. 295 (2006), pp. 2540-2541
  22. Humphreys, M, Book Review of Ansley Wegner, Phantom Pain: North Carolina’s Artificial-Limbs Program for Confederate Veterans, North Carolina Historical Review, vol. 82 (2005), pp. 91-93
  23. Humphreys, ME, Review of Conevery Valencius, Health of the Country, Medical History, vol. 49 (2005), pp. 114-115
  24. Humphreys, ME, Review of C D Pitcock and B J Gurley, eds. I acted from Principle: The Civil War Diary of Dr. William M. McPheeters, Confederate Surgeon in the Trans-Mississippi, Journal of Southern History, vol. 70 (2004), pp. 175-176
  25. Humphreys, M, Review of Howard Phillips and David Killingray, eds. The Spanish Influenza Pandemic, 1918-19, Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, vol. 59 (2004), pp. 490-91
  26. Humphreys, ME, Review of Nature Cures: The History of Alternative Medicine in America, ISIS, vol. 95 (2004), pp. 170-170
  27. Humphreys, M, Review of James C. Whorton, Nature Cures: The History of Alternative Medicine in America, Isis, vol. 95 (2004), pp. 170-170
  28. Humphreys, ME, Review of Keith Wailoo, Dying in the City of the Blues: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, vol. 33 (2003), pp. 501-502
  29. Humphreys, ME, Review of Gerald Grob, The Deadly Truth: A History of Disease in America, J. American Medical Association, vol. 289 (2003), pp. 2726-2726
  30. Humphreys, ME, Review of John Roper, ed., Repairing the March of Mars, Journal of Southern History, vol. 69 (2003), pp. 716-717
  31. Humphreys, ME, Review of Robert Sallares, Malaria and Rome, Environmental History, vol. 8 (2003), pp. 701-702
  32. Humphreys, ME, Review of David McBride, Missions for Science, Journal of American History, vol. 90 (2003), pp. 1070-1071
  33. Humphreys, ME, Review of Charles Wooley, The Irritable Heart of Soldiers, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 77 (2003), pp. 960-961
  34. Humphreys, ME, Review: The Breast Cancer Wars: Hope, Fear and the Pursuit of a Cure in Twentieth Century America, Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, vol. 57 no. 3 (July, 2002), pp. 368-369, ISSN 0022-5045 [doi]
  35. Humphreys, ME, Review of Kenneth M. Ludmerer, Time to Heal: American Medical Education from the Turn of the Century to the Era of Managed Care, Journal of the History of Medicine, vol. 57 (2002), pp. 514-515
  36. Humphreys, ME, Review of Sharla M. Fett, Working Cures: Healing, Health and Power on Southern Slave Plantations, H-Net Book Review (2002)
  37. Humphreys, ME, Review of Norma Mohr, Malaria: Evolution of a Killer, New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 347 (2002), pp. 1215-1216
  38. Humphreys, ME, Review of Susan Reverby, Tuskegee’s Truths: Rethinking the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, Georgia Historical Quarterly, vol. 85 (2001), pp. 333-335
  39. Humphreys, ME, Review of Lester D. Stephens, Science, Race and Religion in the American South: John Bachman and the Charleston Circle of Naturalists, 1815-1895, Journal of American History (2001), pp. 641-642
  40. Humphreys, ME, Review of Charles M. Poser and George Bruyn, An Illustrated History of Malaria, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 75 (2001), pp. 148-148
  41. Humphreys, ME, Review of Gertrude Fraser, African American Midwifery in the South: Dialogues of Birth, Race, and Memory, Medical History, vol. 44 (2000), pp. 422-423
  42. Humphreys, ME, Review of Sheldon Watts, Epidemics and History, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 73 (1999), pp. 747-748
  43. Humphreys, ME, Review of Nancy Tomes, The Gospel of Germs: Men, Women, and the Microbe in American Life, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 73 (1999), pp. 164-165
  44. Humphreys, ME, Review of Andrew Cunningham and Bridie Andrews, eds., Western Medicine as Contested Knowledge, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 72 (1998), pp. 804-805
  45. Humphreys, ME, Review of Robert L. Blakely and Judith Harrington, eds., Bones in the Basement: Postmortem Racism in Nineteenth-Century Medical Training, North Carolina Historical Review, vol. 75 (1998), pp. 339-340
  46. Humphreys, ME, Review of Robin Henig, The People’s Health: A Memoir of Public Health and its evolution at Harvard, Medical History, vol. 42 (1998), pp. 267-268
  47. Humphreys, ME, Review of Katherine Ott, Fevered Lives: Tuberculosis in American Culture since 1870, Social History, vol. 23 (1998), pp. 128-128
  48. Humphreys, ME, Review of David Rothman, Steve Marcus and Stephanie Kiceluk eds, Medicine and Western Civilization; and William Rothstein, ed. Readings in American Health Care, Medical History, vol. 41 (1997), pp. 234-236
  49. Humphreys, ME, Review of Curtis M. Hinsley, The Smithsonian and the American Indian, History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, vol. 18 (1996), pp. 373-374
  50. Humphreys, ME, Review of Adell Patton, Jr., Physicians, Colonial Racism and Diaspora in West Africa, Journal of the History of Medicine, vol. 51 (1996), pp. 512-513
  51. Humphreys, ME, Review of Ken DeBevoise, Agents of the Apocalypse, Journal of the History of Medicine, vol. 51 (1996), pp. 99-100
  52. Humphreys, ME, Review of Jo Ann Carrigan, The Saffron Scourge: A History of Yellow Fever in Louisiana, Journal of Southern History, vol. 62 (1996), pp. 121-122
  53. Humphreys, ME, Review of Sheila Rothman, Living in the Shadow of Death: Tuberculosis and the Social Experience of Illness, Journal of the History of Behavioral Sciences, vol. 32 (1996), pp. 235-236
  54. Humphreys, ME, Review of Harold D. Langley, A History of Medicine in the Early US Navy, Medical History, vol. 40 (1996), pp. 396-397
  55. Humphreys, ME, Review of Antonio McDaniel, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot: The Mortality Cost of Colonizing Liberia in the Nineteenth Century, Journal of Southern History, vol. 62 (1996), pp. 582-583.
  56. Humphreys, ME, Review of Guy Settipane, Columbus and the New World, Journal of the History of Medicine, vol. 51 (1996), pp. 369-70
  57. Humphreys, ME, Review of Joel Howell, Technology in the Hospital, JAMA, vol. 276 (1996), pp. 424-424
  58. Humphreys, ME, Review of Eugene Link, The Social Ideas of American Physicians, Medical History, vol. 38 (1994), pp. 349-350
  59. Humphreys, ME, Review of J. Stuart Moore, Chiropractic in America, New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 331 (1994), pp. 283-283
  60. Humphreys, ME, Review of Khaled Bloom, The Mississippi Valley’s Great Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878, Academic Medicine, vol. 69 (1994), pp. 276-276
  61. Humphreys, ME, Review of Albert E. Cowdrey, War and Healing: Stanhope Bayne-Jones and the Maturing of American Medicine, Academic Medicine, vol. 68 (1993), pp. 659-660
  62. Humphreys, ME, Review of John H. Ellis, Yellow Fever and Public Health in the New South, Journal of the History of Medicine, vol. 48 (1993), pp. 342-343
  63. Humphreys, ME, Review of Patricia Watson, The Angelical Conjunction: The Preacher-physicians of Colonial New England, New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 328 (1993), pp. 820-820
  64. Humphreys, ME, Review of John Salvaggio, New Orleans Charity Hospital: A Story of Physicians, Politics, and Poverty, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 67 (1993), pp. 599-600
  65. Humphreys, ME, Review of Francois Delaporte, The History of Yellow Fever, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 67 (1993), pp. 185-86
  66. Humphreys, M, Review of Christopher Hoolihan, An Annotated Catalog of the Miner Yellow Fever Collection, ISIS, vol. 82 no. 4 (1991), pp. 314-314
  67. Humphreys, ME, Review of Fitzhugh Mullan, Plagues and Peoples: The story of the US Public Health Service, ISIS, vol. 82 (1991), pp. 412-413
  68. Humphreys, ME, Review of Sydney Halpern, American Pediatrics, Journal of the History of Medicine, vol. 45 (1990), pp. 122-123
  69. Humphreys, ME, Review of Norman Gevitz, Other Healers, New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 321 (1989), pp. 196-196
  70. Humphreys, ME, Review of Guy Williams, The Age of Agony: The Art of Healing, 1700-1800, The Journal of the History of Medicine, vol. 43 (1988), pp. 121-121

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