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Author Foxhall, Katherine, author

Title Migraine : a history / Katherine Foxhall
Published Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2019]
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Contents Introduction : programmed in? -- The "beating of hammers" : classical and medieval approaches to hemicrania -- "Take housleeke, and garden wormes" : migraine medicine in the early modern household -- A "deadly tormenting megrym" : expanding markets and changing meanings -- "The pain was very much relieved and she slept" : gender and patienthood in the nineteenth-century -- "As sharp as if drawn with compasses" : Victorian vision, men of science and the making of modern migraine -- "A shower of phosphenes" : twentieth-century stories and the medical uses of history -- "Happy hunting ground" : conceptual fragmentation and medication in the -- Twentieth century -- "If I could harness pain" : the migraine art competitions, 1980-7
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 08, 2019)
Subject Migraine Disorders -- history
Migraine -- History
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781421429502
1421429497 (electronic book)
9781421429496 (electronic book)