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”

16010 entries, 14068 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: June 18, 2024

ALLEN, David Elliston

2 entries
  • 8055

The naturalist in Britain: A social history.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976.


Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › England (United Kingdom), NATURAL HISTORY › History of Natural History, Social or Sociopolitical Histories of Medicine & the Life Sciences
  • 8868

Medicinal plants in folk tradition: An ethnobotany of Britain and Ireland.

Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2004.

The first comprehensive account of medicinal uses of wild plants by the country folk of Britain and Ireland based on manuscript folklore sources as well as published sources. These included information gathered by the Irish Folklore Commission in more than 1000 manuscript volumes. This previously unpublished material constitutes a medical tradition that was previously overlooked by historians. The work chronicles the usage of more than 400 plant species.



Subjects: BOTANY › Ethnobotany, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › England (United Kingdom), COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Ireland, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine