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  1. The gene: an intimate history - Siddhartha Mukherjee 2017

    Book Essential This is the textbook for the module

  2. Seminar Reading List 22 items
    1. Week 1: Module introduction 2 items
      1. Core Reading: 1 item
      2. Seminar Reading: 1 item
    2. Week 2: Pre-Darwinian Theories of Evolution 2 items
      1. Core Reading: 1 item
        1. Evolution: the history of an idea - Bowler, P. c2003

          Book 

      2. Seminar Reading: 1 item
        1. The gene: an intimate history - Siddhartha Mukherjee 2017

          Book Essential Read pp. 21-27; available in Moodle!

    3. Week 3: Darwin and Darwinism 2 items
      1. Core Reading: 1 item
        1. Darwinism and its discontents - Michael Ruse 2006

          Book 

      2. Seminar Reading: 1 item
    4. Week 4: Darwinism and Religion 2 items
      1. Core Reading: 1 item
        1. Evolution: the history of an idea - Peter J. Bowler c2003

          Book 

      2. Seminar Reading: 1 item
        1. Evolution: the history of an idea - Peter J. Bowler c2003

          Book Essential Read pp. 202-207. Available in Moodle!

    5. Week: 5 Mendel and Genetics 2 items
      1. Core Reading: 1 item
        1. Gregor Mendel: the first geneticist - Vítezslav Orel 1996

          Book Essential

      2. Seminar Reading: 1 item
        1. The gene: an intimate history - Siddhartha Mukherjee 2017

          Book Essential Read pp. 47-55. Available in Moodle!

    6. Week 6: Neo-Darwinian/Modern Synthesis 2 items
      1. Core Reading: 1 item
        1. Evolution: the modern synthesis - Julian Huxley 1974

          Book Essential

      2. Seminar Reading: 1 item
        1. Evolution: the history of an idea - Peter J. Bowler c2003

          Book Essential Read pp. 325-339. Available in Moodle!

    7. Week 7: Eugenics 2 items
      1. Core Reading: 1 item
        1. Crafting humans: from Genesis to eugenics and beyond - Marius Turda 2013

          Book Essential

      2. Seminar Reading: 1 item
        1. Modernism and eugenics - Marius Turda 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential Read pp. 19-24

    8. Week 8: Heredity and Environment: Lamarckism 2 items
      Core Reading: L. J. Jordanova, Lamarck, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984 (576.827092/LAM/) Seminar Reading: Peter Bowler, Evolution: The History of an Idea. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003, pp. 236-246
      1. Core Reading: 1 item
        1. Lamarck - L. J. Jordanova 1984

          Book Essential

      2. Seminar Reading: 1 item
        1. Evolution: the history of an idea - Peter J. Bowler c2003

          Book Essential Read pp. 236-246. Available in Moodle!

    9. Week 9: Race 2 items
      1. Core Reading: 1 item
        1. Race, science, and medicine, 1700-1960 - Waltraud Ernst, Bernard Harris 1999 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential

      2. Seminar Reading: 1 item
    10. Week 10: Epigenetics 2 items
      1. Core Reading: 1 item
      2. Seminar Reading: 1 item
        1. Epigenetics - C. David Allis, Thomas Jenuwein, Danny Reinberg c2007

          Book Essential Read pp. 15-22. Available in Moodle!

    11. Week 11: Human Enhancement 2 items
      1. Core Reading: 1 item
        1. Liberal eugenics: in defence of human enhancement - Agar, N. 2004

          Book 

      2. Seminar Reading: 1 item
        1. Human enhancement - Julian Savulescu, Nick Bostrom 2009

          Book Essential Read pp. 1-18. Available in Moodle!

  3. Podcasts and Digital Sources : 10 items
    1. Lectures 6 items
      1. Minds at War: War Psychiatry since World War One | Pulse-Project.org - Hawley, A. 2012

        Audio document  Guest Lecture for 'Brave new Worlds: Medicine and Modernity' held on 21 February 2012, Oxford Brookes University.

      2. The British NHS: Brave New Worlds? | Pulse-Project.org - Webster, C. 2012

        Audio document  Guest Lecture for ' Brave New Worlds: Medicine and Modernity', 27 March 2012, Oxford Brookes University.

      3. Assisted Conception; Past, Present and Future | Pulse-Project.org - Child, T. 2012

        Audio document  Guest Lecture for 'Brave New Worlds: Medicine and Modernity', 27 March 2012, Oxford Brookes University.

      4. War and Medicine since 1914 | Pulse-Project.org - Hawley, A. 2012

        Audio document  Guest Lecture for 'Brave New Worlds: Medicine and Modernity', Oxford Brookes University, 18 October 2012.

      5. Genetics : From Mendel's Peas to Personalised Medicine | Pulse-Project.org - Bodmer, Sir W. 2012

        Audio document  Guest Lecture for 'Brave New Worlds: Medicine and Modernity', Oxford Brookes University, 22 November 2012.

      6. "How Much Human Enhancement is Too Much?" | Pulse-Project.org

        Audio-visual document  Conference Paper presented to Crafting Humans: From Genesis to Eugenics and Beyond, Oxford, 8-11 September 2011

    2. General Resources 4 items
      1. Centre for Medical Humanities

        Website  This features a broad range of online resources that offer a good point of departure when mulling over your options for essay topics.

      2. Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine

        Website  This archive includes audio/visual material as well as digitised books