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Making Surveillance States

Making Surveillance States opens up new and exciting perspectives on how systems of state surveillance developed over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book challenges us to rethink the presumed ...

Separate Beds

By (author) Maureen K. Lux
Categories: History of science

“Canada has a painful history of racially segregated hospitals that were intended to isolate and institutionalize Aboriginal people seen as a menace and danger to the nation. Separate Beds is a sophisticated, ...

The Bold and the Brave

By (author) Monique Frize
Categories: History of science

The Bold and the Brave investigates how women have striven throughout history to gain access to education and careers in science and engineering. Author Monique Frize introduces the reader to key concepts ...

Hunting the 1918 Flu

By (author) Kirsty E. Duncan
Categories: History of science

In 1918, medical science was at a loss to explain the Spanish flu epidemic, which swept the world in three great waves and killed an estimated 20 to 40 million people in just one year, more than the number ...