GILLISPIE, Charles Coulston
Genesis and geology: A study in the relations of scientific thought, natural theology, and social opinion in Great Britain, 1790-1850.Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1951.
New edition, with a foreward by Nicolaas A. Rupke and a new preface by the author (1996).
Subjects: EVOLUTION › History of Evolutionary Thought, RELIGION & Medicine & the Life Sciences, Social or Sociopolitical Histories of Medicine & the Life Sciences
Dictionary of scientific biography. Vols. 1-16 (1-15, Supplement 1) edited by Charles Coulston Gillespie. Vols. 17-18 (Supplement 2) edited by Frederick L. Holmes.New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1970 – 1990.
Over 5,000 biographies, each with detailed bibliographies of primary and secondary sources. Medical biographies tend to be of physiologists and other researchers rather than clinicians. Includes an exhaustive index and some topical essays. The Concise dictionary of scientific biography (New York, Scribner’s, ) contains in 1 vol. very useful abridged versions of all biographies found in the 16 vol. work without the bibliographies.
Subjects: BIOGRAPHY (Reference Works)