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”

15959 entries, 13943 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 28, 2024

BRIGHAM, Amariah

3 entries
  • 7688

A treatise on epidemic cholera; including an historical account of its origin and progress, to the present period. Compiled from the most authentic sources.

Hartford, CT: H. and F. J. Huntington, 1832.

This compendium contains one of the first world charts of a disease, tracing the spread of cholera from two main sources, India (1817) and China (1820), across Asia and the Middle East via trade routes, to France and England in 1832, from which it spread to North America. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: Cartography, Medical & Biological, EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Cholera
  • 13744

Observations on the influence of religion upon the health and physical welfare of mankind.

Boston: Marsh, Capen & Lyon, 1835.

Digital facsimile from U.S. National Library of Medicine at this link.



Subjects: RELIGION & Medicine & the Life Sciences
  • 10746

An inquiry concerning the diseases and functions of the brain, spinal cord, and the nerves.

New York: G. Adlard, 1849.

The first American book on neurology, with a lengthy discussion of neuropathology. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY, NEUROLOGY › Neuropathology