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

YOUNG, James Harvey

4 entries
  • 12413

The toadstool millionaires.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1961.

Chronicles the rise of the patent medicine trade from its beginnings in colonial America until passage of the first federal food and drug law. Digital text available from quackwatch.org at this link.



Subjects: PHARMACOLOGY › History of Pharmacology & Pharmaceuticals, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Nostrums, Patent Medicines, Quackery
  • 6643.2

The medical messiahs. A social history of health quackery in twentieth-century America.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1967.


Subjects: Quackery, Social or Sociopolitical Histories of Medicine & the Life Sciences
  • 10015

Disease and distinctiveness in the American South. Edited by Todd Savitt and James Harvey Young.

Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 1988.


Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States › American South
  • 12414

Pure food: Securing the Federal Food and Drugs Act of 1906.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1989.


Subjects: LAW and Medicine & the Life Sciences › Legislation, Biomedical, NUTRITION / DIET › History of Nutrition / Diet, PHARMACOLOGY › History of Pharmacology & Pharmaceuticals, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Nostrums, Patent Medicines