CHAPTER ONE / CHAPITRE UN

Introduction: Heroes and Villains in the History of Medicine

Introduction: Héros et méchants dans l’histoire de la médecine

 

Topics in this page / Sujets ici

General Histories / Histoires générales

Britain / Iles Britanniques

Canada

France (et en français)

USA / Etas Unis

Websites / Sites web

 

General Histories of Medicine / Histoires générales

Ackerknecht, Erwin H. A Short History of Medicine. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982; new edition with contributions by Charles E. Rosenberg, 2016.

Brunton, Deborah. Medicine in Modern Britain 1780-1950 Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2019.

Bynum, W. F. History of Medicine: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Bynum, William and Helen Bynum. Great Discoveries in Medicine. London; Thames & Hudson, 2011.

Cartwright, Frederick F. and Michael Biddiss. Disease & History. 3rd ed. London: Thistle Publishing, 2014.

Castiglioni, Arturo. A History of Medicine. New York: Knopf, 1958.

Chapman, Allan. Physicians, Plagues, and Progress: The History of Western Medicine from Antiquity to Antibiotics. Oxford, England: Lion, 2016.

Cooter, Roger, ed. A Cultural History of Medicine. 6 vols. London: Bloomsbury.

Cooter, Roger, and John V. Pickstone, eds. Companion to Medicine in the Twentieth Century. London; New York: Routledge, 2003.

D'Andiran, Gérald, ed. Early Medicine, from the Body to the Stars.  Basel: Schwabe, 2010.

Davies, Robertson, Can a doctor be a humanist? [1984]. The Merry Heart: Selections, 1980-1995 McClelland and Stewart and Penguin, 1998.

Dobson, Mary. The Story of Medicine: from Bloodletting to Biotechnology. London: Quercus, 2013.

Garrison, Fielding H. An Introduction to the History of Medicine. 4th edn. Reprint, Philadelphia: Saunders, 1929.

Gonzalez-Crussi, Francisco. A Short History of Medicine. New York: Modern Library, 2007.

Hall, Tim. History of Medicine. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2013.

Hudson, Robert P. Disease and Its Control: The Shaping of Modern Thought. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983.

Jackson, Mark, ed. The Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Jackson, Mark. The History of Medicine: A Beginner's Guide. London: Oneworld, 2014.

Kennedy, Michael. A Brief History of Disease, Science and Medicine: From the Ice Age to the Genome Project. Mission Viejo, Calif.: Asklepiad Press, 2004.

King, Lester S. Medical Thinking: A Historical Preface. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1982.

Kiple, Kenneth F. The Cambridge World History of Human Disease. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Lightman, Bernard, Gordon McOuat, and Larry Stewart, eds. The Circulation of Knowledge between Britain, India, and China: the Early-Modern World to the Twentieth Century. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2013.

Loudon, Irvine ed. Western Medicine: An Illustrated History. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Lyons, Albert S., and R. Joseph Petrucelli. Medicine: An Illustrated History. New York: Abrams, 1978.

Lois N. Magner and Oliver J. Kim. A History of Medicine, 3rd ed.  Boca Raton: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.

Mettler, Cecilia C. History of Medicine: A Correlative Text, Arranged According to Sub­jects, ed. Fred A. Mettler. Philadelphia and Toronto: Blakiston, 1947.

Miller, Ian. Medical History. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Monnais, Laurence. Médecines et santé: une petite histoire globale 19e et 20e siècles (Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2016.

Morris, Thomas. The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth: and Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine. London: Bantam Press, 2018.

Nuland, Sherwin B. Doctors: The Illustrated History of Medical Pioneers. Black Dog and Levanthal, 2008.

Parker, Steve. Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine. Dorling Kindersley, 2013; republished as A Short History of Medicine, 2020.

Parker, Steve, Alexandra Black, Philip Parker, Sally Regan, and Marcus Weeks. Medicine: the Definitive Illustrated History. New York: DK Publishing, 2016.

Paul, Gill. A History of Medicine in 50 Objects. Buffalo, New York: Firefly Books, 2016.

Peterkin, Alan D. and Anna Skorzewska, Health Humanities in Post-Graduate Medical Education. Oxford U P, 2018.

Pickover, Clifford A. The Medical Book: from Witch Doctors to Robot Surgeons: 250 Milestones in the History of Medicine. New York: Sterling Pub., 2012.

Porter, Roy. The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present. London: HarperCollins, 1997.

Porter, Roy. ed. The Cambridge Illustrated History of Medicine. Cambridge: Cambridge Univer­sity Press, 1996; 6th printing 2011.

Prioreschi, Plinio. A History of Medicine. 6 vols. Omaha: Horatius Press, 1996-2007.

Raju, Tonse N.K. The Importance of Having a Brain: Tales from the History of Medicine. Denver, Colo.: Outskirts, 2012.

Rance, Caroline. The History of Medicine in 100 Facts. Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2015.

Rogers, Kara, ed. Medicine and Healers through History. New York, NY: Britannica Educational, 2011.

Rooney, Anne. The Story of Medicine: from Early Healing to the Miracles of Modern Medicine. London: Arcturus, 2009.

Singer, Charles Joseph, and E. Ashworth Underwood. A Short History of Medicine. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1962.

Siraisi, Nancy G. History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2007.

Taylor, Robert B. On the Shoulders of Medicine's Giants: What Today's Clinicians Can Learn from Yesterday's Wisdom. New York: Springer, 2015.

Taylor, Robert B. White Coat Tales: Medicine's Heroes, Heritage and Misadventures. New York; London: Springer, 2008.

Toledo-Pereyra, Luis H., ed. History of Medicine, as Written by Its Founders. San Diego, CA: Cognella, 2013.

Waddington, Keir. An Introduction to the Social History of Medicine: Europe since 1500. Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Weindling, Paul, ed. Healthcare in Private and Public from the Early Modern Period to 2000. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2015.

 

Britain / Iles Britanniques

Cartwright Frederick F. A Social History of Medicine. London; New York: Longman, 1977.

Coyer, Megan J., and David E. Shuttleton, eds. Scottish Medicine and Literary Culture, 1726-1832. Amsterdam: Rodopi B.V., 2014.

Johansson, Sheila Ryan. Death and the Doctors: Medicine and Elite Mortality in Britain from 1500 to 1800. Cambridge: Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, 1999.

Lane, Joan. Social History of Medicine: Health, Healing and Disease in England, 1750-1950. London; New York: Routledge, 2001.

Lucey, Donnacha Seán, and Virginia Crossman, eds. Healthcare in Ireland and Britain from 1850: Voluntary, Regional and Comparative Perspectives. London: Institute of Historical Research, 2014.

Penner, Louise, and Tabitha Sparks, eds. Victorian Medicine and Popular Culture. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2015.

Poynter, F.N.L., ed. The Evolution of Medical Practice in Britain. London: Pitman, 1961.

 

Canada

Abbott, Maude Elizabeth Seymour. History of Medicine in the Province of Quebec. Toronto: Macmillan, 1931.

Bernier, Jacques. La médecine au Québec: Naissance et évolution d’une profession. Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval, 1989.

Carr, Ian, and Robert Beamish. Manitoba Medicine: A Brief History. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Godfrey, Charles M. Medicine for Ontario: A History. Belleville, Ont.: Mika, 1979.

Goulet, Denis et André Paradis, Trois siècles d’histoire médicale au Québec. Chronologie des institutions et des pratiques (1639-1939). Montréal, VLB éditeur, 1992.

Guérard François. L' histoire de la santé au Quebec: filiations et spécificités. Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin Canadien d'Histoire de la Medecine 17.1-2 (2000): 55-72.

Heagerty, John J. Four Centuries of Medical History in Canada and a Sketch of the Medical History of Newfoundland. Toronto: Macmillan, 1928.

Jack, Donald Lamont. Rogues, Rebels, and Geniuses: The Story of Canadian Medicine. Toronto: Doubleday, 1981.

Marble, Allan Everett. Surgeons, Smallpox, and the Poor: A History of Medicine and Social Conditions in Nova Scotia, 1749–1799. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1993.

Mitchinson, Wendy and Janice Dickin McGinnis. Essays in the History of Canadian Medicine. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1988.

Roland, Charles G., ed. Health, Disease and Medicine: Essays in Canadian History. Toronto; Hannah Institute, 1984.

Shortt, S.E.D. Medicine in Canadian Society: Historical Perspectives. Montreal; McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1981.

 

France (et en français)

Berche, Patrick, et Jean-Jacques Lefrère, Gloires et impostures de la médecine. Perrin, 2011

Bonn, Gérard, Du clystère au stethoscope: les débuts de la médecine scientifique, 1780-1830. Paris: Editions Glyphe, 2015.

Bynum, William F. and Paul Depvere. Une petite histoire des sciences. Louvain-La-Neuve: De Boeck, 2020. 

Dachez, Roger. Histoire de la médecine: de l'Antiquité au XXe siècle. 3e ed. Paris: Tallandier, 2021.

Faure, Olivier. Histoire sociale de la médecine (XVIIIe-XXe siècles). Paris: Anthropos, 1994. 

Halioua, Bruno. Histoire de la médecine, 3rd ed. Paris: Elsevier Masson, 2009.

Halioua, Bruno. Histoire de la médecine pour les nuls. Paris: Editions First, 2015.

Hecketsweiler, Philippe. Histoire de la médecine: Des malades, des médecins, des soins et de l'éthique biomédicale. Paris: Ellipses, 2010.

Gaudillière, Jean-Paul. La médecine et les sciences: XIXe-XXe siècles. Paris: la Découverte, 2006.

Lecourt, Dominique, ed. Dictionnaire de la pensée médicale, Paris: PUF, 2004.

Léonard, Jacques. La France médicale: médecins et malades au XIXe siècle. Paris: Gallimard, . 1978.

Monnais, Laurence. Médecines et santé: une petite histoire globale 19e et 20e siècles (Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2016.

Payare, Séverine and Alexandre Klein, eds. Histoire de la santé, XVIIIe-XXe siècles: Nouvelles recherches francophones. Paris Hermann, 2015.

Perez, Stanis. Histoire des médecins: artisans et artistes de la santé de l’Antiquité à nos jours. Perrin, 2018.

Picard, Jean-François, et Suzy Mouchet. La métamorphose de la médecine: Histoire de la recherche médicale dans la France du XXe siècle. Paris: PUF, 2015.

Rullière, Roger. Abrégé d’histoire de la médecine. Paris: Masson, 1981.

Sournia, Jean-Charles. Histoire de la médecine. La Decouverte, 1997.

Teyssou, Roger. Une histoire de la médecine: 1500-1900. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2022.

 

United States / Etats Unis

Cassedy, James H. Medicine in America: A Short History. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.

Jost, Tim, Mark Schlesinger, and Keith Wailoo, eds. Transforming American Medicine: a Twenty-year Retrospective on The Social Transformation of American Medicine, special issue. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 29 (2004), nos. 4-5.

Rosenberg, Charles E. Our Present Complaint: American Medicine, Then and Now. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.

Starr, Paul. The Social Transformation of American Medicine. New York: Basic, 1982.

Toledo-Pereyra, Luis H. A History of American Medicine from the Colonial Period to the Early Twentieth Century. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2006.

Warner, John Harley and Janet Tighe, eds. Major Problems in the History of American Medicine and Public Health: Documents and Essays. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001.

Weisse, Allen B. Notes of a Medical Maverick. New York, NY: IUniverse, 2010.

Websites / Sites web

The Nobel Foundation maintains an excellent site on Nobel laureates and their achievements.

La Fondation Nobel maintient un excellent site sur les lauréats du prix Nobel et leurs réalisations.

 http://nobelprize.org/

 

McMaster University maintains a site for Medicine and Medical Humanities.

L'Université McMaster maintient un site pour la médecine et les sciences humaines médicales.

https://medhumanities.mcmaster.ca