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Unhealthy histories: sports and addictive sponsorship (2023)
Journal Article
Greenwood, A., Mold, A., & Wardle, H. (2023). Unhealthy histories: sports and addictive sponsorship. Lancet, 401(10370), 18-19. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2822%2902579-X

Professional sport has been criticised for its role as a vehicle to market addictive products or services. Despite the harmful health effects on society, football audiences are inured to seeing sponsors of such products not only on pitch-side hoardin... Read More about Unhealthy histories: sports and addictive sponsorship.

Diagnosing the medical history of British imperialism (2022)
Journal Article
Greenwood, A. (2022). Diagnosing the medical history of British imperialism. Lancet, 400(10354), 726-727. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2822%2901648-8

In the past two decades, particularly, the gross inequities and violence of British colonialism have increasingly featured within popular and academic histories. Yet despite the innumerable wrongs inherent in imperialism, surely the history of the we... Read More about Diagnosing the medical history of British imperialism.

Could Nightingale get cancelled? The rise, endurance, and possible fall of Florence Nightingale in British historical culture since 1854 (2022)
Journal Article
Bates, R., & Greenwood, A. (2022). Could Nightingale get cancelled? The rise, endurance, and possible fall of Florence Nightingale in British historical culture since 1854. Women's History Review, 31(7), 1080-1106. https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2022.2045110

Since she exploded into the public sphere in 1854 with her mission to the Crimean War, Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) has been a revered historical heroine, with a presence in British commemorative culture that exceeds that of any other non-royal w... Read More about Could Nightingale get cancelled? The rise, endurance, and possible fall of Florence Nightingale in British historical culture since 1854.

Visions of Colonial Nairobi: William Simpson, Health, Segregation and the Problems of Ordering a Plural Society, 1907–1921 (2018)
Journal Article
Greenwood, A., & Topiwala, H. (2018). Visions of Colonial Nairobi: William Simpson, Health, Segregation and the Problems of Ordering a Plural Society, 1907–1921. Social History of Medicine, 33(1), 57–78. https://doi.org/10.1093/shm/hky060

The 1915 Simpson Report made public health recommendations for Nairobi that were heralded as ground-breaking. Of particular interest to the colonial authorities was Professor Simpson’s suggestion to racially segregate Nairobi to prevent diseases said... Read More about Visions of Colonial Nairobi: William Simpson, Health, Segregation and the Problems of Ordering a Plural Society, 1907–1921.

Florence Nightingale comes home for 2020 (2018)
Book Chapter
Greenwood, A. (2018). Florence Nightingale comes home for 2020. In C. Wrigley (Ed.), The Changing Lives of Working People During the Industrial Revolution: The Derwent Valley and Beyond

Sources and resources ‘The People’s Chemists’: the Walgreens Boots Alliance Archive (2018)
Journal Article
Greenwood, A., & Ingram, H. (2018). Sources and resources ‘The People’s Chemists’: the Walgreens Boots Alliance Archive. Social History of Medicine, 31(4), 857-869. https://doi.org/10.1093/shm/hky021

This article explores the historic records of the Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Archive, a repository of over 500,000 items chronicling the over 165-year history of Britain’s most famous pharmaceutical retailer. It introduces some of the diverse mat... Read More about Sources and resources ‘The People’s Chemists’: the Walgreens Boots Alliance Archive.

Beyond the State: The Colonial Medical Service in British Africa (2016)
Book
Greenwood, A. (Ed.). (2016). Beyond the State: The Colonial Medical Service in British Africa. Manchester University Press. https://doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.001.0001

collection of essays about the Colonial Medical Service of Africa in which a group of distinguished colonial historians illustrate the diversity and active collaborations to be found in the untidy reality of government medical provision. The authors... Read More about Beyond the State: The Colonial Medical Service in British Africa.

The Colonial Medical Service and the struggle for control of the Zanzibar Maternity Association, 1918–47 (2015)
Book Chapter
Greenwood, A. (2015). The Colonial Medical Service and the struggle for control of the Zanzibar Maternity Association, 1918–47. In A. Greenwood, & H. Topiwala (Eds.), Beyond the state: The Colonial Medical Service in British Africa (85-103). Manchester University Press. https://doi.org/10.7765/9781526137074.00009

The Zanzibar Maternity Association (ZMA) was a charitable organisation established in 1918 to help Zanzibari women during parturition. Majority funding came from the Arab and Indian communities who, correspondingly, had considerable say in the organi... Read More about The Colonial Medical Service and the struggle for control of the Zanzibar Maternity Association, 1918–47.

The maintenance of hegemony: The short history of Indian doctors in the Colonial Medical Service, British East Africa (2015)
Book Chapter
Greenwood, A., & Topiwala, H. (2015). The maintenance of hegemony: The short history of Indian doctors in the Colonial Medical Service, British East Africa. In A. Greenwood (Ed.), Beyond the state: The Colonial Medical Service in British Africa (64-84). Manchester University Press. https://doi.org/10.7765/9781526137074

Histories of the Colonial Medical Service have considered the European Medical Officers forming their elites and also the subsidiary auxiliary staff who provided supporting healthcare provision. No research has, however, taken account of the Indian ‘... Read More about The maintenance of hegemony: The short history of Indian doctors in the Colonial Medical Service, British East Africa.

Introduction: looking beyond the state (2015)
Book Chapter
Greenwood, A. (2015). Introduction: looking beyond the state. In A. Greenwood (Ed.), Beyond the State: The Colonial Medical Service in British Africa. Manchester University Press. https://doi.org/10.7765/9781526137074

This chapter auto-critiques the editors early work (Crozier, Practising Colonial Medicine, 2007) for studying the Colonial Medical Service as a distinct entity, founded and run on shared principles, staffed by Europeans and micro-managed from Whiteha... Read More about Introduction: looking beyond the state.

Understanding the rift, the (still) uneasy bedfellows of History and Organization Studies (2014)
Journal Article
Greewood, A., & Bernardi, A. (2014). Understanding the rift, the (still) uneasy bedfellows of History and Organization Studies. Organization, 21(6), https://doi.org/10.1177/1350508413514286

Although the use of History has become increasingly discussed and more widely applied within Organization Studies (OS), its relevance for OS still remains far from centrally accepted. This article historicizes the relationship between Sociology and H... Read More about Understanding the rift, the (still) uneasy bedfellows of History and Organization Studies.

Old and new Rural Co-operative Medical Scheme in China: the usefulness of a historical comparative perspective (2014)
Journal Article

This work compares the health cooperatives fêted in Maoist China in the 1960s to the New Rural Medical Co-operative Scheme (NRCMS) that has been operating in China since 2002. Organizational and ideological similarities between the old and new co-ope... Read More about Old and new Rural Co-operative Medical Scheme in China: the usefulness of a historical comparative perspective.

What Was Tropical about Tropical Neurasthenia? The Utility of the Diagnosis in the Management of British East Africa (2009)
Journal Article
Crozier, A. (2009). What Was Tropical about Tropical Neurasthenia? The Utility of the Diagnosis in the Management of British East Africa. Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 64(4), 518-548. https://doi.org/10.1093/jhmas/jrp017

During the first quarter of the twentieth century, tropical neurasthenia was a popular diagnosis for a nervous condition experienced by Europeans in the topics. Tropical neurasthenia was not psychosis or madness, but was rather an ennui or loss of “e... Read More about What Was Tropical about Tropical Neurasthenia? The Utility of the Diagnosis in the Management of British East Africa.