The History of Medicine: A Select Bibliography

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THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE:

A Select Bibliography

 

Ashburn, P. M. (1872-1940). THE RANKS OF DEATH, A MEDICAL HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF AMERICA ... (Coward-McCann, 1947).med-1.gif (3150 bytes)

Beall, Otho T. COTTON MATHER: FIRST SIGNIFICANT FIGURE IN AMERICAN MEDICINE (Johns Hopkins Press, 1954).

Bellamy, David J. WORLD MEDICINE: PLANTS, PATIENTS, AND PEOPLE (Blackwell, 1992).

Bonser, Wilfrid, (1887-1972). THE MEDICAL BACKGROUND OF ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND: A STUDY IN HISTORY, PSYCHOLOGY, AND FOLKLORE (Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1963).

Browne, Edward Granville (1862-1926). ARABIAN MEDICINE (Hyperion Press, 1983).

Buck, Albert Henry (1842-1922). THE DAWN OF MODERN MEDICINE; AN ACCOUNT OF THE REVIVAL OF THE SCIENCE AND ART OF MEDICINE WHICH TOOK PLACE IN WESTERN EUROPE DURING THE LATTER HALF OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY AND THE FIRST PART OF THE NINETEENTH (Yale University Press, 1920).

Budge, E.A. Wallis, Sir (1857-1934). THE DIVINE ORIGIN OF THE CRAFT OF THE HERBALIST (Gryphon Books, 1971).

Bullein, William (d. 1576). BULLEINS BULWARKE OF DEFE[N]CE AGAINSTE ALL SICKNES, SORNES, AND WOUNDES (Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1971).

Camac, Charles Nicoll Bancker, comp. EPOCH-MAKING CONTRIBUTIONS TO MEDICINE, SURGERY AND THE ALLIED SCIENCES; BEING REPRINTS OF THOSE COMMUNICATIONS WHICH FIRST CONVEYED EPOCH-MAKING OBSERVATIONS TO THE SCIENTIFIC WORLD, TOGETHER WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF THE OBSERVERS (W.B. Saunders Company, 1909).

Carrick, Paul. MEDICAL ETHICS IN ANTIQUITY: PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES ON ABORTION AND EUTHANASIA (D. Reidel, 1985).

Cartwright, Frederick Fox. DISEASE AND HISTORY (Crowell, 1972).

Cate, William Mellen. THE CHILD OF PROMISE: OR, THE ISAAC OF MEDICINE AND ISHMAEL, THE HALF BROTHER: BEING A COMPREHENSIVE GLANCE AT THE INSTINCTS AND PREDILECTIONS OF THE RIVAL SCHOOLS OF MEDICINE (H.B. Burnham & Co., 1881).

Debus, Allen G. THE CHEMICAL PHILOSOPHY: PARACELSIAN SCIENCE AND MEDICINE IN THE SIXTEENTH AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES, 2 v. (Science History Publications, 1977).

Dietz, David. ALL ABOUT GREAT MEDICAL DISCOVERIES (Random House, 1960).

Du Port, Francois (d. 1624). THE DECADE OF MEDICINE, OR, THE PHYSICIAN OF THE RICH AND THE POOR: IN WHICH ALL THE SIGNS, CAUSES, AND REMEDIES OF DISEASE ARE CLEARLY EXPOUNDED (Springer - Verlag, 1989).

FOUR TREATISES OF THEOPHRASTUS VON HOHENHEIM, PARACELSUS, 1493-1541 (The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941).

FRAMING DISEASE: STUDIES IN CULTURAL HISTORY (Rutgers University Press, 1991).

Gale, Thomas (1507-1587). CERTAINE WORKES OF CHIRURGERIE (Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1971).

Gordon, Benjamin Lee (1870-1965). THE ROMANCE OF MEDICINE; THE STORY OF THE EVOLUTION OF MEDICINE FROM OCCULT PRACTICES AND PRIMITIVE TIMES (F.A. Davis Co., 1945).

Grmek, Mirko Drazen. DISEASES IN THE ANCIENT GREEK WORLD (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989).

Haggard, Howard Wilcox (1891-1959). DEVILS, DRUGS, AND DOCTORS; THE STORY OF THE SCIENCE OF HEALING FROM MEDICINE-MAN TO DOCTOR (Harper & Brothers, 1929).

Hamarneh, Sami Khalaf. HEALTH SCIENCES IN EARLY ISLAM: COLLECTED PAPERS, 2 v. (Zahra Publications, 1983-1984).

Heberden, William (1710-1801). COMMENTARIES ON THE HISTORY AND CURE OF DISEASES (Hafner Pub. Co., 1962).

Hill, Justina Hamilton. SILENT ENEMIES: THE STORY OF THE DISEASES OF WAR AND THEIR CONTROL (Putnam, 1942).

IMPERIAL MEDICINE AND INDIGENOUS SOCIETIES (Manchester University Press, 1988).

Iskandar, A. Z. GALEN: ON EXAMINATION BY WHICH THE BEST PHYSICIANS ARE RECOGNIZED (Akademie-Verlag, 1988).

Jayne, Walter Addison (1853-1929). THE HEALING GODS OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS (University Books, 1962).

Langholf, Volker. MEDICAL THEORIES IN HIPPOCRATES: EARLY TEXTS AND THE "EPIDEMICS" (W. de Gruyter, 1990).

Maimonides, Moses (1135-1204). MAIMONIDES' COMMENTARY ON THE APHORISMS OF HIPPOCRATES: MAIMONIDES' MEDICAL WRITINGS (The Maimonides Research Institute, 1987).

Majno, Guido. THE HEALING HAND: MAN AND WOUND IN THE ANCIENT WORLD (Harvard University Press, 1975).

Major, Ralph Hermon. FATAL PARTNERS: WAR AND DISEASE, 1st ed. (Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1941).

Malpighi, Marcello (1628-1694). THE CORRESPONDENCE OF MARCELLO MALPIGHI, 5 v. (Cornell University Press, 1975).

Marks, Geoffrey. EPIDEMICS (Scribner, 1976).

Newsholme, Arthur, Sir, 1857-1943. THE STORY OF MODERN PREVENTIVE MEDICINE; BEING A CONTINUATION OF THE EVOLUTION OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE (The Williams & Wilkins Company, 1929).

Palmer, Thomas (1666?-1743). THE ADMIRABLE SECRETS OF PHYSICK AND CHYRURGERY (Yale University Press, 1984).

Patterson, K. David. PANDEMIC INFLUENZA, 1700-1900: A STUDY IN HISTORICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY (Rowman & Littlefield, 1986).

Riesman, David (1867-1940). THE STORY OF MEDICINE IN THE MIDDLE AGES (P.B. Hoeber, Inc., 1935).

Robinson, Samuel, M.D. A COURSE OF FIFTEEN LECTURES ON MEDICAL BOTANY: DENOMINATED THOMSON'S NEW THEORY OF MEDICAL PRACTICE: IN WHICH THE VARIOUS THEORIES THAT HAVE PRECEDED IT, ARE REVIEWED AND COMPARED (J. Howe, printer, 1834).

Roccatagliata, Giuseppe. A HISTORY OF ANCIENT PSYCHIATRY (Greenwood Press, 1986).

Rosenberg, Charles E. EXPLAINING EPIDEMICS AND OTHER STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE (Cambridge University Press, 1992).

Rubin, Stanley. MEDIEVAL ENGLISH MEDICINE (David & Charles, 1974).

Saunders, J. B. de C. M. THE TRANSITIONS FROM ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TO GREEK MEDICINE (University of Kansas Press, 1963).

Shu, Evan Hsueh-yung. THE DEVELOPMENT HISTORY OF MEDICINE IN CHINA AND THE REVIEW OF MEDICAL PROGRESS IN AMERICA AND RUSSIA, INCLUDING OUTSTANDING MEDICAL EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF THE MEDICAL WORLD, Rev. ed. (Greenland C., 1963).

Sigerist, Henry Ernest, 1891-1957. CIVILIZATION AND DISEASE (Cornell University Press, 1943).

Stubbs, S. G. Blaxland. SIXTY CENTURIES OF HEALTH AND PHYSICK; THE PROGRESS OF IDEAS FROM PRIMITIVE MAGIC TO MODERN MEDICINE, (S. Low, Marston & Co., ltd., 1931).

THE CAMBRIDGE WORLD HISTORY OF HUMAN DISEASE (Cambridge University Press, 1992).

THEORIES OF FEVER FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT (Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1981).

Turmel, Joseph (1859-1943). ON EPIDEMIC INFLUENCES; ON THE EPIDEMIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF YELLOW FEVER; ON THE EPIDEMIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CHOLERA (J. & A. Churchill, 1888).

Underwood, Edgar Ashworth. SCIENCE, MEDICINE, AND HISTORY (Arno Press, 1975/1953).

Vaughan, Victor C. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH; A TEXT AND REFERENCE BOOK FOR PHYSICIANS, MEDICAL STUDENTS AND HEALTH WORKERS (C.V. Mosby Company, 1922).

Walker, Kenneth (1882-1966). THE STORY OF MEDICINE (Oxford University Press, 1955).

WESTERN DISEASES: THEIR EMERGENCE AND PREVENTION (Harvard University Press, 1981).

Whittet, T.D. APOTHECARIES AND THEIR LODGERS: THEIR PART IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCIENCES AND OF MEDICINE (Royal Society of Medicine, 1983).

Williams, Guy R. THE AGE OF AGONY: THE ART OF HEALING, C. 1700-1800 (Constable, 1975).

Winslow, C.E.A. THE CONQUEST OF EPIDEMIC DISEASE: A CHAPTER IN THE HISTORY OF IDEAS (Princeton University Press, 1943).

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