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

HECKER, Justus Friedrich Karl

5 entries
  • 6383

Geschichte der Heilkunde. 2 vols.

Berlin: Enslin, 18221829.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 12346

Die Lehre vom Kreislauf vom Harvey. Eine historische Abhandlungen.

Berlin: Friedrich August Herbig, 1831.

Perhaps the earliest essay by a professional historian on the pre-Harveian history of the circulation. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › History of Cardiology, PHYSIOLOGY › History of Physiology
  • 6516

Die Tanzwuth, eine Volkskrankheit im Mittelalter.

Berlin: T.C.F. Enslin, 1832.

A study of the dancing mania of the Middle Ages. An English translation (see No. 1678) appeared in 1835.



Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › History of Medieval Medicine, PSYCHIATRY › History of Psychiatry
  • 6517

Kinderfahrten, eine historisch-pathologische Skizze.

Berlin: A W. Schade, 1845.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › History of Medieval Medicine, PEDIATRICS › History of Pediatrics
  • 1678

Die grossen Volkskrankheiten des Mittelalters. Historischpathologische Untersuchungen. Von J. F. K. Hecker. Gesammelt und in erweiteter Bearbeitung hrsg. von A. Hirsch.

Berlin: T. C. F. Enslin, 1865.

A collection of essays on the Black Death, the dancing mania, and the English sweat, published 1832-34 and later in a collective English edition, The epidemics of the Middle Ages, 2 pts., London, 1833-35; reprinted 1844, 1846,1859. In the first English edition the general title accompanies Part 2 only; the work entitled “The sweating sickness”, which completes the series, was not included in this edition.



Subjects: EPIDEMIOLOGY › History of Epidemiology, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Flea-Borne Diseases › Plague (transmitted by fleas from rats to humans) › Plague, History of, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › History of Medieval Medicine