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

BOURKE, John Gregory

2 entries
  • 9888

Scatologic rites of all nations. A dissertation upon the employment of excrementitious remedial agents in religion, therapeutics, divination, witchcraft, love-philters, etc., in all parts of the globe. Based upon original notes and person observation, and upon compilation from over one thousand authorities. Not for general perusal.

Washington, DC: W. H. Lowdermilk & Co., 1891.

Digital facsimile of the 1891 edition from the Internet Archive at this link.

Translated in to German as: Der Unrat in Sitte, Brauch, Glauben und Gewohnheitrecht der Völker, von John Gregory Bourke. Verdeutscht und neubearbeitet von Friedrich S. Krauss und H. Ihm. Mit einem Geleitwort von Prof. Dr. Sigmund Freud. (Leipzig: Ethnologischer Verlag, 1913).



Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY › Cultural Anthropology, NATIVE AMERICANS & Medicine
  • 6452.1

The medicine-men of the Apache.

Ann. Rep. Bur. Amer. Ethnol., 9, 451-603, 1892.

Bourke, a U.S. Army officer with experience on the American Indian frontier, was a pioneer student of native American medicine and anthropology. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY › Medical Anthropology, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States › American Southwest, NATIVE AMERICANS & Medicine, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine