An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15475 entries, 13329 authors and 1903 subjects. Updated: November 30, 2021

SINGER, Charles Joseph

8 entries
  • 6411

Studies in the history and method of science. 2 vols. Edited by Charles Singer.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 19171921.

A collection of essays by several authorities, unusually well produced and illustrated for the time. Introduction to vol. 1 by Sir William Osler. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6539

Early English magic and medicine.

London: H. Milford, 1920.

Reprinted from Proc. Brit. Acad., 1919-20, 9, 341-74.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › England (United Kingdom), Magic & Superstition in Medicine, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 454

The evolution of anatomy. A short history of anatomical and physiological discovery to Harvey.

London: Kegan Paul, 1925.

This invaluable reference book was reprinted under the title A short history of anatomy and physiology from the Greeks to Harvey, Dover, 1957.



Subjects: ANATOMY › History of Anatomy
  • 2427

The earliest printed literature on syphilis. Being ten tractates from the years 1495-98. By Karl Sudhoff. Adapted by Charles Singer.

Florence: R. Lier & Co, 1925.


Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES › Syphilis › History of Syphilis
  • 11383

The herbal in antiquity and its transmission to later ages.

J. Hellenic Studies, 47, 1-52, 1927.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › History of Ancient Medicine & Biology, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Late Antiquity, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Materia medica / Herbals / Herbal Medicines › History of Materia Medica
  • 6421

A short history of medicine.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928.

A highly readable outline history. Second edition revised by E.A. Underwood (1962).



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6546

Anglo-Saxon magic and medicine: Illustrated specially from the semi-pagan text "Lacnunga,"

London: Oxford University Press, 1952.


Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › England (United Kingdom), MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › England › Anglo-Saxon Medicine, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › History of Medieval Medicine, RELIGION & Medicine & the Life Sciences, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 144

A history of biology to about the year 1900. A general introduction to the study of living things. 3rd ed.

New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1959.


Subjects: BIOLOGY › History of Biology