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

CHURCHILL, James Morss

2 entries
  • 6374.14

A treatise on acupuncturation, being a description of a surgical operation originally peculiar to the Japonese and Chinese, and by them denominated zin-king, now introduced into European practice, with directions for its performance, and cases illustrating its success.

London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1821.

The first English monograph on acupuncture. Churchill had most success with rheumatic conditions, sciatica, back-pain, etc. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.

The German translation of Churchill's book, Abhandlung über die Acupunctur. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von J. Wagner. Mit Vorrede und Zusätzen hrsg. von J. B. Friedreich. Bamberg: Ludwig Wesché, 1824, was the first treatise on acupuncture in German.



Subjects: ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Acupuncture (Western References), NEUROLOGY › Chronic Pain › Sciatica, PAIN / Pain Management, RHEUMATOLOGY
  • 9679

Medical botany: Or, illustrations of the medicinal plants of the London, Edinburgh, and Dublin pharmacopoeias; comprising a popular and scientific account of those poisonous vegetables that are indigenous to Great Britain. 4 vols.

London: John Churchill, 1831.

Includes 185 hand-colored plates. Digital facsimile from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.



Subjects: PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Materia medica / Herbals / Herbal Medicines, TOXICOLOGY