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”

15423 entries, 13280 authors and 1897 subjects. Updated: October 17, 2021

Browse by Entry Number 6400–6499

137 entries
  • 5803
  • 6400

The historical relations of medicine and surgery to the end of the sixteenth century.

London: Macmillan, 1905.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works, SURGERY: General › History of Surgery
  • 6401

Geschichte der Medizin. Vol. 1-2, pt. 1.

Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke, 19061911.

An English translation was published in London, 2 vols., 1909-25.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6403

Zeittafeln zur Geschichte der Medizin.

Berlin: A. Hirschwald, 1908.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6404

Studien zur Geschichte der Medizin.

Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke, 1909.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6406

Medizinisches aus der Geschichte. 3te. Aufl.

Tübingen: H. Laupp, 1910.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6408

An introduction to the history of medicine.

Philadelphia & London: W. B. Saunders, 1913.

One of the best single-volume histories of medicine from the bibliographical point of view, mainly for 19th century and earlier material. A rather compressed work with much detail, this is really more of a reference work than something to read from cover to cover. Garrison had a special gift for distilling the complex lifetime achievements of great physicians into a few paragraphs. In his time he was the leading American authority on the subject and wrote many papers on various aspects of medical history. Those published in Bull. N. Y. Acad. Med., 1925-35 were collected under the title of Contributions to the history of medicine, New York, Hafner, 1966. Garrison saw his so-called Introduction through four editions, the last of which appeared in 1929. That edition was frequently reprinted. See the biography by S.R. Kagan, Boston, 1948. See also "Fielding H. Garrison: the man and his book," by G. H. Brieger, Trans. Stud. Coll. Phycns. Philad., Med. Sci., 1981, 3, 1-21.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6409

Medizin-geschichtliches Hilfsbuch mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Entdeckungsgeschichte und der Biographie.

Tübingen: H. Laupp, 1916.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6411

Studies in the history and method of science. 2 vols. Edited by Charles Singer.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 19171921.

A collection of essays by several authorities, unusually well produced and illustrated for the time. Introduction to vol. 1 by Sir William Osler. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6413

Geschichte der Medizin im Überblick.

Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1921.

5th edition, 1965, under the title Illustrierte Geschichte der Medizin.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6414

The evolution of modern medicine. A series of lectures delivered at Yale University on the Silliman Foundation in April, 1913.

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1921.

The final text of these lectures, which Osler characterized as "an aeroplane flight over the progress of medicine through the ages," remained unfinished at Osler’s death, and Osler requested in his will that this and his other unfinished works not be published. In spite of this, the work was prepared for the press by Harvey Cushing, Edward Streeter, Fielding Garrison, and Leonard Mackall, and published two years after Osler's death. It remains one of the most interesting short histories of medicine, written in Osler’s usual charming style, and is still one of the best books with which to commence the study of medical history.

This was the first text that my historically-oriented physician father suggested I read regarding the history of medicine when I was about ten years old. Six and a half decades later I cannot remember how much of the text I comprehended at the time, but I recall that it made a favorable impression. We might say that it began to lay the groundwork for what came later.... - JMN.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6415

An introduction to the history of medicine from the time of the Pharaohs to the end of the XVIIIth century … With an essay on the relation of history and philosophy to medicine by F.G. Crookshank.

London: Kegan Paul, 1926.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6417

Die Lehre von der heilkraft der Natur im Wandel der Zeiten.

Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke, 1926.

The standard work on the history of the doctrine of “the healing power of Nature”. English translation, New York, 1932.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6418

Storia della medicina.

Milan: Soc. Ed. Unitas, 1927.

This work is similar in plan and scope to that of Garrison (No. 6408). Much attention is devoted to palaeopathology, with valuable accounts of the School of Salerno, and medieval and Renaissance Italian medicine. An English translation by E. B. Krumbhaar was published in 1941 and revised in 1947; new Italian editions, 1936 and 1938.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Italy, History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6419

Introduction to the history of science. 3 vols. in 5.

Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 19271948.

An extensively annotated bibliographical survey to the end of the 14th century. 



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Egypt › History of Ancient Medicine in Egypt, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece › History of Ancient Medicine in Greece, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Roman Empire › History of Medicine in the Roman Empire, BIBLIOGRAPHY , BYZANTINE MEDICINE › History of Byzantine Medicine, History of Medicine: General Works, ISLAMIC OR ARAB MEDICINE › History of Islamic or Arab Medicine, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › History of Medieval Medicine
  • 6421

A short history of medicine.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928.

A highly readable outline history. Second edition revised by E.A. Underwood (1962).



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6422

A history of magic and experimental science. 8 vols.

New York: Columbia University Press, 19231958.

Vols. 1-2 deal with the first 13 centuries of the Christian era; vols. 3-4 with the 14th and 15th centuries, vols. 5-6 with the 16th century, and vols. 7-8 with the 17th century.



Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › History of Medieval Medicine, Magic & Superstition in Medicine, Renaissance Medicine › History of Renaissance Medicine
  • 6423

Imhotep to Harvey: backgrounds of medical history. Forward by Henry Fairfield Osborn.

New York: Hoeber, 1931.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6424

Einführing in die Medizin.

Leipzig: G. Thieme, 1931.

Traces the evolution of medicine from the stage of superstition and magic to the present time, and shows how our knowledge of the subject has developed through the study of anatomy and physiology. Translated in English as Man and Medicine (New York, 1932).



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6425

Historia contemporánea de la medicina.

Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, 1934.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6429

Kulturgeschichte der Heilkunde.

Munich: Bruckmann, 19351937.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6430

Histoire générale de la médecine, de la pharmacie, de l’art dentaire et de l’art véterinaire. 3 vols.

Paris: Michel, 19361949.

This splendidly produced work, beautifully illustrated, was written by experts in each branch of the subject, with Laignel-Lavastine as general editor.



Subjects: DENTISTRY › History of Dentistry, History of Medicine: General Works, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACY › History of Pharmacy, VETERINARY MEDICINE › History of Veterinary Medicine
  • 6431

A hundred years of medicine.

London: Duckworth, 1936.

New edition 1968.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6432

Disease and destiny.

New York: Appleton-Century, 1936.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6433

The development of modern medicine, an interpretation of the social and scientific factors involved.

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1936.

Shryock was one of the historians who founded and shaped the technique of writing the social history of medicine. This was his most influential work. Revised edition, 1947, translated into French, German and Japanese.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works, Social or Sociopolitical Histories of Medicine & the Life Sciences
  • 6435

Progress in medicine: a critical review of the last hundred years.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6436

Source book of medical history.

New York: Hoeber, 1942.

Reprinted, Dover Publications, 1960.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6437

British medicine and the Vienna School: contacts and parallels.

London: Heinemann, 1943.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6439

A history of medicine.

London: Nelson, 1945.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6440

History of medicine. A correlative text arranged according to subjects by Cecilia Mettler. Edited by Fred A Mettler.

Philadelphia: Blakiston, 1947.

Posthumously published after the author died three days after childbirth.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999
  • 6441

Storia della medicina. 2 vols.

Milan: Soc. Editrice Libraria, 1947.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6443

Einführung in die Geschichte der Medizin in Einzeldarstellungen.

Iserlohn, Germany: Silva Verlag, 1948.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6444

Einführung in die Medizinhistorik. Ihr Wesen, ihre Arbeitsweise und ihre Hilfsmittel.

Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke, 1949.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6445

Geschichte der Medizin. Die historische Entwicklung der Heilkunde und des ärztlichen Lebens. 2 vols. [in 3].

Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 19491955.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6447

Medicinens historie.

Copenhagen: Busck, 1950.

2nd edition, 1964.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6448

A history of medicine. Vol. l - 2

New York: Oxford University Press, 19511961.

1. Primitive and archaic medicine. 2. Early Greek, Hindu and Persian medicine.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Greece , COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Iran (Persia), TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6449

Horus. A guide to the history of science. A first guide for the study of the history of science. With introductory essays on science and tradition.

Waltham, MA: Chronica Botanica Co, 1952.

Contains extensive bibliographies.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6450

A history of science. Vols. 1-2. (All published.)

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 19531959.

1. Ancient science through the golden age of Greece. 2. Hellenistic science and culture in the last three centuries B.C.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Hellenistic, ANCIENT MEDICINE › History of Ancient Medicine & Biology, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Greece
  • 6451

Index zur Geschichte der Medizin. Vols. 1-2.

Munich: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 19531966.

Vol. 1 contains over 10,000 and vol. 2 over 7,000 references to books and papers. Vol. 1 edited by W. Artelt, vol. 2 edited by J. Steudel. Covers the years 1945-48 and 1949-52.



Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY , History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6451.10

Medicine: An illustrated history.

New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1978.

Includes over 1,000 illustrations, many in color.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6451.1

Current work in the history of medicine. An international bibliography. No. 1-.

London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1954.

A quarterly subject index to periodical literature on the history of medicine. Also lists new books alphabetically by author. Discontinued. See No. 6451.11



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works, Periodicals Specializing in the History of Medicine & the Life Sciences
  • 6451.11

Subject catalogue of the history of medicine and related sciences. 18 vols.

Munich: Kraus International, 1980.

Subject section: 9 vols.; Biographical section: 5 vols.; Topographical section: 4 vols. Reproduces the card subject catalogue of the library and includes a cumulation of Current Work in the History of Medicine (No. 6451.1). Includes material published to 1977.



Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY , History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6451.2

A history of medicine. 1 vol. [in 2]

Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas, 1954.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6451.4

Histoire de la médecine.

Paris: Fayard, 1963.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6451.5

Bibliography of the history of medicine. Nos. 1-27.

Bethesda, MD: National Library of Medicine, 19651991.

Digital facsimiles from the Hathi Trust at this link.



Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY , COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States
  • 6451.6

Geschichte der Medizin. Einführung in ihre Grundzüge.

Berlin: Volk und Gesundheit, 1968.

A general history of medicine from a Marxist perspective.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works, Social or Sociopolitical Histories of Medicine & the Life Sciences
  • 6451.7

Historia universal de la medicina. 7 vols.

Barcelona: Salvat, 19721975.


Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6451.8

History of the life sciences. An annotated bibliography.

Amsterdam: A. Asher, 1974.

Over 4,000 annotated citations of works dealing with all aspects of the history of medicine and biology, including a section on individual and collected biographies.



Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY , BIOLOGY › History of Biology, History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6451.9

Geschichte der Medizin. 2 vols.

Cologne: Deutsche Ärzte-Verlag, 1974.

French translation, 1978.



Subjects: History of Medicine: General Works
  • 6451.90

An oration…containing an enquiry into the natural history of medicine among the Indians in North-America; and a comparative view of their diseases and remedies, with those of civilized nations.

Philadelphia: Joseph Cruikshank, 1774.

Rush was the first American physician to publish a detailed study of native American medicine. Digital facsimile from the Medical Heritage Library, Internet Archive, at this link.



Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY › Medical Anthropology, BOTANY › Ethnobotany, NATIVE AMERICANS & Medicine, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6452

Folk-medicine; a chapter in the history of culture.

London: E. Stock, 1883.

Folk-Lore Society Publication No. 12. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous 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
  • 6453

Die Medicin der Naturvölker. Ethnologische Beiträge zur Urgeschichte der Medicin.

Leipzig: Th. Grieben's Verlag (L. Fernau), 1893.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6455

Vergleichende Volksmedizin. Eine Darstellung volksmedizinischer Sitten und Gebräuche, Anschauungen und Heilfaktoren, des Aberglaubens und der Zaubermedizin. 2 vols.

Stuttgart: Strecker & Schröder, 19081909.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: Magic & Superstition in Medicine, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6455.1

Physiological and medical observations among the Indians of Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico.

Bur. Amer. Ethnol. Bull. No. 34, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1908.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY › Medical Anthropology, ANTHROPOLOGY › Physical Anthropology, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Mexico, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States › American Southwest, NATIVE AMERICANS & Medicine
  • 6456

The medicine man: A sociological study of the character and evolution of shamanism.

New York: Macmillan, 1923.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY › Medical Anthropology, NATIVE AMERICANS & Medicine, SOCIAL MEDICINE, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine › Shamanism / Neoshamanism
  • 6458

The healing gods of ancient civilizations.

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1925.


Subjects: TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6459

The infancy of medicine. An enquiry into the influence of folk-lore upon the evolution of scientific medicine.

London: Macmillan, 1927.


Subjects: TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6460

Medicine among the American Indians.

New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1932.

Reprinted, New York, Hafner, 1962.



Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY › Medical Anthropology, BOTANY › Ethnobotany, NATIVE AMERICANS & Medicine, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6461

The medicine-man of the American Indian and his cultural background.

Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas, 1935.

Digital facsimile from the Hathi Trust at this link.



Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY › Medical Anthropology, NATIVE AMERICANS & Medicine, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6462

Healing ritual: studies of the technique and tradition of the southern Slavs.

London: Faber & Faber, 1935.


Subjects: TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6463

La médecine chez les peuples primitifs.

Paris: A. Maloine, 1936.


Subjects: TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6464

Medicina aborigen americana.

Buenos Aires: Anesi, 1937.


Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Latin America, Latin American Medicine › History of Latin American Medicine, Pre-Columbian Medicine, History of, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6465

Heilkunde und Volkstum auf Bali.

Stuttgart: Enke, 1937.


Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Indonesia, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6465.1

Navajo medicine man. Sandpaintings and legends of Miguelito from the John Frederick Huckel Collection. By Gladys A. Reichard.

New York: Augustin, 1939.

Navajo sandpaintings are traditionally made only for the healing ceremony in which they are used, and then destroyed. This book contains superb reproductions on sand-colored paper of watercolor versions of the sandpaintings painted by the medicine man, himself. The paintings are accompanied by an essay on this ancient form of medicine, in which the patient sat in the center of the painting and the healer chanted, and a cure was effected through the identification of the patient with divine powers portrayed in the painting and chant.



Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY › Medical Anthropology, NATIVE AMERICANS & Medicine, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999
  • 6466

Native African medicine: With special reference to Its practice in the Mano tribe of Liberia.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1941.


Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Africa, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Liberia, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6467

La medicina primitiva.

Milan: “Arte e Storia”, 1941.


Subjects: TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6467.1

American Indian medicine.

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1970.

Volume 95 of The Civililization of the American Indian Series.



Subjects: BOTANY › Ethnobotany, NATIVE AMERICANS & Medicine, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 6467.2

Medicine and ethnology. Selected essays by Erwin Ackerknecht. Edited by H. M. Koelbing and H. H. Walser.

Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1971.

See also No. 6448



Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY › Medical Anthropology, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 2
  • 3
  • 6467.9

Papyros Ebers: Das hermetische Buch über die Arzeneimittel der alten Ägypter in hieratischer Schrift, herausgegeben mit Inhaltsangabe und Einleitung versehen von Georg Ebers, mit Hieroglyphisch-Lateinischem Glossar von Ludwig [Christian] Stern, mit Unterstützung des Königlich Sächsischen Cultusministerium. 2 vols.

Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, 1875.

The Ebers Papyrus dates from about 1552 BCE. It measures 20.23 m. in length and 30 cm. in height, and is, along with the Edwin Smith Papyrus, one of the two most important surviving medical papyri. It was written in hieratic script and contains the most complete surviving record of Egyptian medicine, and dentistry, referring to diseases of the teeth and offering various toothache remedies. Like the Edwin Smith Papyrus, the Ebers Papyrus came into the possession of Edwin Smith (1822-1906) in 1862. The source of the papyrus is unknown, but it was said to have been found between the legs of a mummy in the Assassif district of the Theban necropolis. The papyrus remained in the collection of Edwin Smith until at least 1869 when it apeared in the catalog of an antiquities dealer, described as "a large medical papyrus in the possession of Edwin Smith, an American farmer of Luxor." It was purchased by Egyptologist Georg Ebers in 1873-74, who published the first edition of the text in facsimile with an introduction in 1875. It was translated into German as Papyros Ebers. Das älteste Buch über Heilkunde. Aus dem Aegyptischen zum erstenmal vollständig übersetzt von H. Joachim (Berlin, 1890). The papyrus was translated into English by B[endix Joachim] Ebell as The papyrus Ebers. The greatest Egyptian medical document. (Copenhagen: Levin & Munksgaard: London: Oxford University Press, 1937). It was retranslated by Paul Ghalioungui and published in 1987. See No. 8315. Digital facsimile of vol. 1 of the 1875 edition from Heidelberger historische Bestände at this link; of vol. 2 from the same source at this link. Digital facsimile of the 1890 German translation from Heidelberger historisch Bestände-digital at this link.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Egypt, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Medical Papyri, DENTISTRY, Medicine: General Works
  • 4
  • 6467.92
BRUGSCH PAPYRUS

Der grosse medizinische Papyrus des Berliner Museums (Pap. Berl. 3038) in Facsimile und Umschrift mit Uebersetzung, Kommentar und Glossar. Herausg. von Walter Wreszinski.

Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs, 1909.

The Greater German Papyrus (Brugsch Papyrus) dates from about 1300 BCE. The above facsimile reproduction and translation forms vol. 1 of the Medizin der alten Aegypter series. Digital facsimile from the U.S. National Library of Medicine at this link.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Egypt, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Medical Papyri, Medicine: General Works
  • 5
  • 6467.93

Le papyrus médical Chester Beatty, par le Dr. Frans Jonckheere.

Brussels: Fondation Egyptologique Reine Elisabeth & La Médecine Egyptienne, No. 2., 1947.

A hieratic papyrus of the 13th-12th century BCE. It is a fragment of a monograph on diseases of the anus. The papyrus was reproduced with transcription by A. H. Gardiner in 1935. See No. 8318.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Egypt, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Medical Papyri, Colon & Rectal Diseases & Surgery
  • 6468

De medicina Aegyptiorum, libri quatuor.

Venice: apud Fr. de Franciscis, 1591.

The first significant work on the history of Egyptian medicine, and one of the first European studies of non-European medicine. Alpini became professor of botany at Padua after having spent three years in Egypt. French translation by R. de Fenoyl, 2 vols, Cairo, Inst. Française d’Archéologie Orientate, 1979.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Egypt
  • 6469

Die ersten Anfänge der Heilkunde und die Medizin im alten Aegypten. Eine kulturgeschichteliche Skizze.

Berlin: Habel, 1876.

Sammlung gemeinverständlicher wissenscbaftlicher Vorträge, No. 255.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Egypt › History of Ancient Medicine in Egypt, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Egypt
  • 6470

Imhotep: the vizier and physician of Kind Zoser, and afterwards the Egyptian god of medicine.

Oxford: University Press, 1926.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Egypt › History of Ancient Medicine in Egypt, BIOGRAPHY (Reference Works)
  • 6471

The beginnings. Egypt and Assyria.

New York: Hoeber, 1930.

Clio Medica series.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Babylonia & Assyria, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Egypt
  • 6471.1

The old Egyptian medical papyri.

Lawrence, KA: University of Kansas Press, 1952.

A guide to the chief medical papyri, with particular attention to therapeutics.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Medical Papyri › History of Medical Papyri, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Egypt
  • 6471.2
  • 8404

Grundriss der Medizin der alten Ägypter. 9 vols in 11.

Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 19541973.

Vol. 1. H. Grapow, Anatomie und Physiologie (1954)

Vol. 2. H. Grapow, Von den medizinischen Texten (1955)

Vol. 3. H. Grapow, Kraner, Krankheiten und Arzt (1956)

Vol. 4.1. H. von Dienes, H. Grapow, W. Westendorf, Ubersetsung der medizinischen Texte (1958)

Vol. 4.2. H. von Dienes, H. Grapow, W. Westendorf, Ubersetsung der medizinischen Text Erläuterungen (1958)

Vol. 5. H. Grapow, Die medizinischen Texte in Hieroglyphischer Umschreibung autographiert (1958)

Vol. 6. H. von Dienes, H. Grapow, Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Drogennamen (1959).

Vol. 7.1. H. von Dienes, W. Westendorf, Wörterbuch der medizinischen Texte, erste Häfte (3-r) (1961)

Vol. 7.2. H. von Dienes, W. Westendorf, Wörterbuch der medizinischen Text, zweite Häfte (h-d) (1962)

Vol. 8. W. Westendorf, Grammatike der medizinischen Texte (1962)

Vol. 9. H. von Dienes, H. Grapow, W. Estendorf, Ergänzungen (Dorgenquanten, Sachgruppen, Nachträge, Bibliographie, Generalregister) (1973).

These volumes represent the most comprehensive study of the Egyptian medical papyri.

"A full hieroglypic transcription of the most important medical papyri is to found in volume V. Paragraphs are arranged according to the parts of the body in which disease occurs and not sequentially as the papyrus was written. Thus sections of different papyri appear together, particularly for parallel passages. Any section of a particular papyrus may be found by reference to the concordance at the back of Volume V;  this also indicates page number for the corresponding German translation in Vol. IV.1. The commentary is in volume IV.2. Egyptian-German vocabulary for names of drugs is in volume VI, while all other Egyptian words are treated in volumes VII.1 and VII.2, which include citations for the more important appearances of the words in the various medical texts. The system is inevitably cumbersome to use, but the wealth of information is incomparable and unlikely to be surpassed in the foreseeable future" (Nunn, Ancient Egyptian medicine (1996) p. 25).



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Egypt, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Medical Papyri
  • 1
  • 6471.9

The code of Hammurabi, King of Babylon about 2000 BCE. Autographed text, transliteration, translation, glossary, index of subjects, lists of proper names, signs, numerals, corrections, and erasures, with map, frontispiece, and photograph of text by Robert Francis Harper.

Chicago, IL: Callaghan & Co, 1904.

The Code of Hammurabi was found among the cuneiform tablets of the library of Ashurbanipal. It is now in the Louvre. It was first published in Scheil, "Textes élamites-sémitiques. Deuxième série: accompagné de 20 planches hors texte," Mémoires de la Délégation en Perse, Paris, 1902, 4, 4-162. The Code mentions the fees payable to a physician following successful treatment; these varied according to the station of the patient. Similarly, the punishment for the failure of an operation is set out. At least this shows that in Babylon 4,000 years ago the medical profession had advanced far enough in public esteem to warrant the payment of adequate fees. Digital facsimile of the 1904 translation from the Internet Archive at this link, of the 1902 edition in French at this link.  See also The Hammurabi code and the Sinaitic legislation. With a complete translation of the great Babylonian inscription discovered at Susa, by Chilperic Edwards (London, 1904). Digital facsimile of the Edwards version from the Hathi Trust at this link

 

 

 



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Mesopotamia, BIOCHEMISTRY › Clinical Chemistry, Forensic Medicine (Legal Medicine), INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Whooping Cough
  • 6
  • 6471.91

Beiträge zur Kenntnis der assyrisch-babylonischen Medizin. Texte mit Umschrift, Uebersetzung und Kommentar von Friedrich Küchler.

Leipzig: J. C. Hinrich, 1904.

Cuneiform medical texts from the library of Ashurbanipal, together with German translations. A valuable paper on this subject is M. Jastrow’s "The medicine of the Babylonians and Assyrians," Proceedings Royal Society of Medicine. 1913-14, 7, Sect. Hist. Med., 109-76. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Mesopotamia, BIBLIOGRAPHY › Cuneiform
  • 6471.92
  • 7

Assyrian medical texts. From the originals in the British Museum.

London: Oxford University Press, 1923.

Facsimiles of the texts of 660 cuneiform medical tablets, many of which were hitherto unpublished, from the library of Ashurbanipal. The tablets date back to the seventh century B.C. No translations are included, but Thompson interpreted and systematized many of the texts in a later work (Proceedings Royal Society of Medicine, 1924, 17, Sect. Hist. Med., 1-34; 1926, 19, Sect. Hist. Med., 29-78). Digital facsimile from Stony Brook University at this link.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Mesopotamia, BIBLIOGRAPHY › Cuneiform
  • 6472

Keilschriftmedicin. Einleitendes zur Medicin der Kouyunjik-Collection.

Wroclaw (Vratislava, Breslau): J. N. Kern, 1902.

Medicine preserved on cuneiform tablets, with a chronological account of discoveries in this field. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY › Cuneiform, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Babylonia & Assyria
  • 6473

La médecine en Assyrie et en Babylonie.

Paris: Maloine, 1938.


Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Babylonia & Assyria
  • 6473.1

Die Babylonisch-assyrische Medizin in Texten und Untersuchungen. 6 vols.

Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 19631980.

The texts of cuneiform medical tablets with extensive indices listing all known parallel passages.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Mesopotamia, BIBLIOGRAPHY › Cuneiform, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Babylonia & Assyria
  • 6474

La médecine dans Homère, our études d'archéologique sur les médecins, l'anatomie, la physiologie, la chirugie et la médecine dans les poèmes Homériques.

Paris: Librairie Académique, Didier et Cie, 1865.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: › Homer, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece › History of Ancient Medicine in Greece
  • 6475

État de la médecine entre Homère et Hippocrate: Anatomie, physiologie, pathologie, médecine militaire, histoire des écoles médicales pour fair suite à la médecine dans Homère.

Paris: Didier et Cie, 1869.

Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece › History of Ancient Medicine in Greece, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Greece
  • 6476

Asclepius: A collection and interpretation of the testimonies. 2 vols.

Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1945.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Greece
  • 6478

Aerztliches aus griechischen Papyrus-Urkunden.

Leipzig: J. A. Barth, 1909.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Medical Papyri › History of Medical Papyri
  • 6479

Greek medicine in Rome.

London: Macmillan, 1921.

FitzPatrick Lectures, 1909-10. Allbutt was Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge and a great literary stylist. Underwood described him as the most learned and distinguished physician of the last hundred years.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Roman Empire › History of Medicine in the Roman Empire
  • 6482

Kos und Knidos.

Munich: Münchener Drucke, 1927.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece › History of Ancient Medicine in Greece
  • 6483

Hippocratic medicine. Its spirit and method.

New York: Columbia University Press, 1941.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece › History of Ancient Medicine in Greece
  • 6484

Observation et expérience chez les médecins de la Collection Hippocratique.

Paris: J. Vrin, 1953.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece › History of Ancient Medicine in Greece
  • 6485

The public physicians of ancient Greece. (Smith College Studies in History, Vol. XLII.)

Northampton, MA: Smith College, 1956.

Re-examination of the question of whether the public physicians employed by the Greek city-states derived their entire income from their salaried positions and thus provided free medical care or whether they received fees for their individual medical services.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece › History of Ancient Medicine in Greece, ECONOMICS, BIOMEDICAL › History of Biomedical Economics
  • 6485.1

Antike Medizin. Die naturphilosophischen Grundlagen der Medizin in der griechischen Antike. 2nd ed.

Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1963.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece › History of Ancient Medicine in Greece
  • 6485.2

Der Beginn des medizinischen Denkens bei den Griechen von Homer bis Hippokrates.

Zürich: Artemis, 1967.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece › History of Ancient Medicine in Greece
  • 6485.3

Ancient medicine: Selected Papers of Ludwig Edelstein. Edited by Owsei Temkin and C. Lilian Temkin. Translations from the German by C. Lilian Temkin.

Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1967.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › History of Ancient Medicine & Biology
  • 6485.4

La medicina Hipocrática.

Madrid: Revista de Occidente, 1970.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece › History of Ancient Medicine in Greece, Ethics, Biomedical › History of Biomedical Ethics
  • 6485.5

Antike Medizin. Wege der Forschung ccxxi.

Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1971.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › History of Ancient Medicine & Biology
  • 5813.10
  • 6485.6

The healing hand: Man and wound in the ancient world.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975.

Emphasizing surgery, this is an exceptionally imaginative and exquisitely designed and illustrated history of medicine in ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and China.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › History of Ancient Medicine & Biology, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Greece , COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Italy, SURGERY: General › History of Surgery
  • 6485.61

The Hippocratic treatises “On generation” “On the nature of the child” “Diseases IV”. A commentary.

Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1981.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece
  • 6485.62

Les maladies à l’aube de la civilization occidentale.

Paris: Payot, 1983.

English translation entitled, Diseases in the ancient Greek world, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1989.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece › History of Ancient Medicine in Greece, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Greece
  • 6485.63

Medizinische Instrumente aus Sepulkralfunden der römischen Kaiserzeit.

Cologne: Rheinland Verlag, 1983.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Roman Empire › History of Medicine in the Roman Empire, INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES › History of Biomedical Instrumentation
  • 6485.9
  • 8

The Ayurvedic system of medicine, or an exposition, in English, of Hindu medicine as occuring in Charaka, Susruta, Bagbhata, and othe rauthoritative works, ancient and modern, in Sanskrit. 3 vols.

Calcutta: K. R. Chatterjee, 19011907.

Ayurveda is the most ancient system of Hindu medicine; only fragments of the original remain. The early Hindus believed it to be of divine origin and ascribed it to Brahma. It dates from circa 1400-1200 BCE. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India
  • 6485.91
  • 9

[Charaka Samhita. Edited by Jibananda Vidyasagara.]

Calcutta: Sarasvati Press, 1877.

Sanskrit text. Authorities vary as to the date of Charaka. He is said to have lived at times varying between 800 BCE and 78 CE. The Samhita, or Sanhita, is one of the most ancient and complete systems of Hindu medicine to have survived. It is arranged in the form of dialogues between master and pupil and is divided into eight books. Charaka’s writing is superior to that of Susruta in the accuracy of his descriptions. What Susruta is to surgery, Charaka is to medicine.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India, Medicine: General Works
  • 6485.92

The Charaka Samhita. Edited and published with translations in Hindi, Gujerati and English 6 vols.

Jamnagar, India: Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society, 1949.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India
  • 11
  • 6485.93

Suśrutas. Áyruvédas. Id est medicinae systema a venerabili d'hanvantare demonstratum a Suśruta discipulo compositum. Nunc primum ex Sanksríta in Latinum sermonem vertit, introductionem, annotationes et rerum indicem adjecit Dr. Franciscus Hessler. 3 vols.

Erlangen: Ferdinand Enke, 18441850.

First translation of the Suśruta Samhitā into Latin, and the first publication of this text in the West. Suśruta is said to have lived in the 6th or 5th centuries, BCE. The principal medical contribution of the ancient Hindus was in the field of surgery, and the greatest early Hindu surgeon was Suśruta, a quasi-legendary character about whose dates there is some confusion. His collection, or "Samhitā," is one of the two foundation works of ancient Indian medicine, the other being the Charaka Samhitā, a work devoted to medicine.

The Suśruta Samhitā includes the earliest description of plastic surgery; this is contained in chapter XVI of the first volume, which is devoted to the repair of torn earlobes and damaged noses, and includes the first recorded description of the pedicle flap method, subsequently named the "Indian" method. Suśruta is also credited with the description of 127 surgical instruments, and his descriptions of the operative techniques for abscesses, lithotomy, amputation, treatment of fractures and dislocations, hernia reduction and removal of foreign bodies were especially useful.

"The Suśruta-samhitā, in its extant form, in 184 chapters contains descriptions of 1,120 illnesses, 700 medicinal plants, 64 preparations from mineral sources and 57 preparations based on animal sources. The text discusses surgical techniques of making incisionsprobingextraction of foreign bodiesalkali and thermal cauterizationtooth extractionexcisions, and trocars for draining abscessdraining hydrocele and ascitic fluidremoval of the prostate glandurethral stricture dilatation, vesicolithotomy, hernia surgerycaesarian sectionmanagement of haemorrhoidsfistulaelaparotomy and management of intestinal obstructionperforated intestines and accidental perforation of the abdomen with protrusion of omentum and the principles of fracture management, viz., traction, manipulation, apposition and stabilization including some measures of rehabilitation and fitting of prosthetic. It enumerates six types of dislocations, twelve varieties of fractures, and classification of the bones and their reaction to the injuries, and gives a classification of eye diseases including cataract surgery" (Wikipedia article on Sushruta, accessed 05-2017).

The Sanskrit text was published as: Suśruta Samhita. The system of Hindu medicine taught by Dhanwantari. Compiled by Suśruta. Edited by Pandit-Kulapati Jibananda Vidyasagara. 5th ed. Calcutta: Vidyasagara, Pandit-Kulapati Jibananda Vidyasagara, 1909.

 

 



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India, Medicine: General Works, OPHTHALMOLOGY › Ocular Surgery & Procedures › Cataract, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Materia medica / Herbals / Herbal Medicines, PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, SURGERY: General
  • 6485.94

An English translation of the Suśruta Samhita…2nd ed.

Varanasi: Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office, 1963.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India
  • 6486

A short history of Aryan medical science.

London: Macmillan, 1896.

From the Wikipedia: "Bhagvatsingh Sahib GCSI GCIE was the ruling Maharaja of the princely state of Gondal from 1869 till his death in 1944, in whose reign the state was raised to 11-gun salute state.[1] He was the only Maharaja to take a medical degree and other degrees. Bhagvatsingh was educated at The Rajkumar College, Rajkot[2] followed by the University of Edinburgh in 1892, where he graduated as a medical doctor in 1895 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the only princely ruler ever to do so. In 1894, he became the President of the Organising Committee of the 8th International Congress of Hygiene and Demography at Budapest. He later rose to become Vice-President of the Indian Medical Association." 2nd ed., Gondal, 1927. Digital facsimile of the 1896 edition from the Internet Archive at this link.    



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India
  • 6486.1

Medicin. Grundriss der Indo-Arischen Philologie und Altertumskunde.(Encyclopedia of Indo-Aryan Research). III. Band, 10. Heft.

Strassburg, Austria: K. J. Trübner, 1901.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India, Encyclopedias
  • 6487

Studies in the medicine of ancient India. Part 1. Osteology or the bones of the human body.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1907.

All published.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India › History of Ancient Medicine in India, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India, INDIA, Practice of Medicine in › History of Practice of Medicine in India
  • 6488

The surgical instruments of the Hindus, with a comparative study of the surgical instruments of the Greek, Roman, Arab and the modern Eouropean [sic] surgeons. 2 vols.

Calcutta: University Press, 19131914.

Vol. 2 consists of plates.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India › History of Ancient Medicine in India, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India, INDIA, Practice of Medicine in › History of Practice of Medicine in India, INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES › History of Biomedical Instrumentation
  • 6488.1

History of Indian medicine. Containing notices, biographical, of the Ayurvedic physicians and their works on medicine, from the earliest ages to the present time. 3 vols.

Calcutta: University of Calcutta, 19231929.

Reprinted New Delhi, 1974.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India › History of Ancient Medicine in India, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India, INDIA, Practice of Medicine in › History of Practice of Medicine in India
  • 6489

Report of the committee of enquiry into the indigenous system of medicine.

Rangoon (Yangon), Myanmar: Supt. Govt. Printing, 1931.


Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Myanmar
  • 6490

Médecine traditionelle de l’Inde. Conférences faites à l’École de Médecine de Pondichéry … 3 vols.

Pondichéry, India: Imp. Ste. Anne, 19341935.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India › History of Ancient Medicine in India, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India
  • 6491

Hindu medicine.

Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1948.


Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India › History of Ancient Medicine in India, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India
  • 6491.1

Ancient Indian Medicine.

Bombay: Orient Longmans, 1962.

Revised edition, Bombay, 1969.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India › History of Ancient Medicine in India, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India
  • 6491.2

A story of medicine and pharmacy in India. Pharmacy 2000 years ago and after.

Calcutta: Sanyal, 1965.

A short history of the four systems of medicine practiced in India.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India, INDIA, Practice of Medicine in › History of Practice of Medicine in India, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACY › History of Pharmacy
  • 6491.9

Les secrets de la médecine des chinois, consistant en la parfaite connoissance du pouls. Envoyez de la Chine par un françois, homme de grand mérite.

Grenoble: Philippes Charuys, 1671.

The first Western book on Chinese medicine, with a few brief comments on Japanese methods. This anonymous collection of translations of early Chinese texts on pulse medicine has been variously attributed to different Jesuits working in China at the time. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of, Chinese Medicine
  • 6492

Specimen medicinae Sinicae.

Frankfurt: J. P. Zubrodt, 1682.

One of the earliest studies of Chinese medicine published in the West. (See also Nos. 6472.10 et seq.). Cleyer edited these translations of Chinese medical texts, reproducing a series of 30 plates dealing with Chinese pulse-lore. Acu-tracts are illustrated but no acu-points. The book concerns Chinese doctrines of the pulse rather than acupuncture. Abridged English translation in No. 2670.



Subjects: ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Acupressure, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of, Chinese Medicine
  • 6492.1

Clavis medica ad Chinarum doctrinam de pulsibus. Autore R.P. Michaele Boymo, e Soc. Jesu, & in China missionario. Huius operis ultra viginti annos iam sepulti fragmenta, hinc inde dispersa, collegit & in gratiam medicae facultatis in lucem Europaeam produxit Cl. Dn. Andreas Cleyerus, M.D. & Societatis Batavo-Orientalis Proto-Medicus. A quo nunc demum mittitur totius operis exemplar, e China recens allatum, & a mendis purgatum, Procuratore R.P. Philippo Copletio, Belga, e Soc. Jesu, Chinensis missionis Romam misso.

Nuremberg: [No publisher identified], 1686.

Translations of Chinese treatises on pulse medicine with illustrations of hands and wrists to illustrate pulse-taking. The texts published here are different from those published by Cleyer in No. 6492. Previously published in Misc. cur. Acad. Nat. Cur. (Nürnberg), Dec. II, 4, 1686, 1-144. Digital facsimile of the 1686 edition from Biusante.Parisdescartes.fr at this link.



Subjects: ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Acupressure, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of, Chinese Medicine
  • 6492.2

La médecine chez les Chinois par Le capitaine P. Dabry. Ouvrage corrigé et précédé d’une préface par J. Léon Soubeiran.

Paris: Henri Plon, 1863.

The best account of Chinese medicine published in Europe during the 19th century, including translations from original Chinese medical texts. Dabry was French consul at Hang-Keou. Soubeiran, a pharmacist, edited his work for publication. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of, Chinese Medicine , PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS
  • 6493

History of Chinese medicine.

Tientsin, China: Tientsin Press, 1932.

The writers spent 15 years in the compilation of this work, the first important contribution to the history of Chinese medicine for Western readers. Beginning with demonology, plant lore and folk medicine, the writers deal with the subject from the earliest times to the present. They tell of the high standards attained by the Chinese in the 8th century b.c., of the effect of Confucianism upon the development of surgery, of the “doctrine of the pulse”, of Chinese pharmacy and acupuncture, and of the establishment of Western medicine in present day China. Second edition, Shanghai, National Quarantine Service, 1936, reprinted, New York, AMS Press, 1973.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of, Chinese Medicine › History of Chinese Medicine
  • 6494

Chinese medicine

New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1934.


Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of
  • 6495

The Chinese way in medicine.

Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1940.


Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of
  • 6495.1

La médecine chinoise au cours des siècles.

Paris: Roger Dacosta, 1959.

English translation by B. Fielding, London, 1968.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of
  • 6495.2

The theoretical foundations of Chinese medicine. Systems of correspondence.

Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 1974.


Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of
  • 6374.9
  • 6495.3

Celestial lancets: A history and rationale of acupuncture and moxa.

Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1980.

A section of Needham’s Science and civilisation in China series, separately published. Includes the best bibliography of early Western treatises on acupuncture.



Subjects: ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Acupuncture (Western References), ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Acupuncture (Western References) › History of Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine › History of Chinese Medicine, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999
  • 6495.4

Medicine in China: A history of ideas.

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1985.

The first comprehensive and analytical history of therapeutic concepts and practices in China, encompassing all aspects of Chinese medicine over 3500 years. Approximately one third of the work consists of primary texts in translation. 25th anniversary edition with new long, annotated preface, issued by same publishers in 2010.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of, Chinese Medicine › History of Chinese Medicine
  • 6495.5

Die tibetische Medizinphilosophie. Der Mensch als Mikrokosmos.

Zürich: Origo, 1953.

2nd edition, 1965.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Tibet
  • 6495.6

Tibetan medicine, illustrated in original texts.

London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1973.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Tibet
  • 6495.7

Maimonides: Aphorismi secundum doctrinam Galeni. Add: Mesue: Aphorismi. Rhasis: De secretis in medicina. Hippocrates: Capsula eburnea.

Venice: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, for Benedictus Hectoris, 1489.

The most popular and influential medical work by Maimonides, the most famous of early Jewish physician/philosophers. This is a collection of about 1500 aphorisms derived from Galen, and divided into 24 treatises. In the 25th and final treatise Maimonides discusses Galen’s teleological ideas from the Biblical standpoint. See also No. 53. The collection also includes translations of works by Mesue and Hippocrates by Gerard of Cremona, and a translation of Rhazes by Aegidius Lusitanus (Aegidius de Scalabis).  ISTC no. im00077000. Digital facsimile from the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek at this link.



Subjects: Jews and Medicine, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE , MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Medieval Jewish Medicine
  • 6495.8

The medical writings of Moses Maimonides. Treatise on asthma.

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1963.


Subjects: ALLERGY › Asthma, Jews and Medicine, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE , MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Medieval Jewish Medicine
  • 6496

De morbis biblicis miscellanea medica.

Frankfurt: D. Paulli, 1672.

A study of the diseases mentioned in the Bible.



Subjects: RELIGION & Medicine & the Life Sciences
  • 6496.1

Ma’aseh Tuviyyah [Works of Tobias]…Hebrew text.

Venice: Stamperia Bragadina, 1708.

The only significantly illustrated early book on medicine in Hebrew. This is an encyclopedia, of which approximately half concerns medicine. One of the first Jews from the Eastern ghetto to obtain a medical education at a German university, Cohn completed his degree at Padua, and served as court physician to the Turkish Sultan.



Subjects: Encyclopedias, Jews and Medicine
  • 6496.2

Geschichte der jüdischen Ärzte. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Medicin.

Berlin: S. Karger, 1895.


Subjects: Jews and Medicine › History of Jews and Medicine
  • 6497

Die Medizin im Alten Testament.

Stuttgart: Enke, 1901.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: Jews and Medicine › History of Jews and Medicine, RELIGION & Medicine & the Life Sciences
  • 6498

Biblisch-talmudische Medizin.

Berlin: S. Karger, 1911.

3rd edition, 1923. Translated as Biblical and Talmudic medicine. Translated by Fred Rosner. New York, Sanhedrin Press, 1978, with enlarged index and expanded references.



Subjects: Jews and Medicine › History of Jews and Medicine, RELIGION & Medicine & the Life Sciences
  • 6499

Medicine in the Bible. The Pentateuch, Torah.

New York: Froben Press, 1936.

References to medicine in the Old Testament, with notes and definitions, and references to the Talmud.



Subjects: Jews and Medicine › History of Jews and Medicine, RELIGION & Medicine & the Life Sciences