Recent Books

Ana Antic Therapeutic Fascism: Experiencing the Violence of the Nazi New Order (Oxford University Press, 2016) Details from OUP

Sarah Marks and Mat Savelli (eds.) Psychiatry in Communist Europe (Palgrave McMillan, 2015) Review in History of Psychology

Kate Brown Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters (Oxford University Press, 2013) Extract available on The Slate

Nikolai KrementsovThe Cure: A Story of Cancer and Politics from the Annals of the Cold War (University of Chicago Press, 2012) Details from University of Chicago Press 

Svetla Baloutzova Demography and Nation: Social Legislation and Population Policy in Bulgaria, 1918-1944 (CEU Press, 2011) Details from CEU Press

Christian Promitzer, Sevasti Trubeta, Marius Turda (eds) Health, Hygiene and Eugenics in Southeastern Europe to 1945 (CEU Press, 2011) Details from CEU Press

Frances Lee Bernstein, Christopher Burton, Dan Healy  Soviet Medicine: Culture, Practice, and Science (Northern Illinois Unversity Press, 2010) Reviewed on Reviews in History

Donald Filtzer The Hazards of Urban Life in Late Stalinist Russia: Health, Hygiene and Living Standards, 1943-1953 (Cambridge University Press, 2010) Reviewed on Reviews in History

Tricia Starks The Body Soviet: Propaganda, Hygiene, and the Revolutionary State (University of Wisconsin Press,  2009) Reviewed in Medical History

Susan Morrissey Suicide and the Body Politic in Imperial Russia (Cambridge University Press, 2007) Details from Cambridge University Press


Dora Vargha, Vaccination and the communist state in Stuart Blume, Peter Greenough and Christine Holmberg eds. The Politics of Vaccination: A Global History, Studies for the Society of the Social History of Medicine, University of Manchester Press, 2017

Jitka Sinecka, Peeping over the wall: Communism, Goffman and the deinstitutionalisation of people with autism in the Czech Republic. In Sebastian Barsch, Anne Klein and Pieter Verstraete eds.The imperfect historian: Disability histories in Europe (Peter Lang, 2013) Table of contents and details from H-Disability


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