An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15791 entries, 13704 authors and 1919 subjects. Updated: September 13, 2022

BELL, Alexander Graham

2 entries
  • 8176

Upon the electrical experiments to determine the location of the bullet in the body of the late President Garfield; and upon a successful form of induction balance for the painless detection of metallic masses in the human body.

Proc. Am. Assoc. Adv. Sci., 31st Meeting, 151-205, 1883.

Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: Electrodiagnosis, Forensic Medicine (Legal Medicine), INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES
  • 13063

Memoir upon the formation of a deaf variety of the human race.

Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 1884.

Bell determined that deafness was an inheritable trait and that deaf individuals had a tendency to marry other deaf individuals. As a eugenicist Bell considered this a problem because he thought it risked the development of a "deaf variety" of humans. He suggested both "repressive" and "preventive" measures for mitigating this tendency. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: GENETICS / HEREDITY › Eugenics, OTOLOGY › Deafness