APPENDIX / APPENDICE
Resources and Research Tools for the History of Medicine /

Ressources et outils de recherche pour l'histoire de la médecine

 

Contents / Table de Matières

1 Important Libraries—all have online catalogues, exhibits, and images / Bibliothèques importantes - toutes ont des catalogues, des expositions et des images en ligne

 

2 Bibliographic Guides to the History of Medicine / Guides bibliographiques de l'histoire de la médecine

 

3 Specific Periods in Western Medicine / Périodes spécifiques en médecine occidentale

(i) Ancient, Islamic, and Judaic Medicine /Médecine ancienne, islamique et judaïque

(ii) Médecine médiévale et début de modernité

(iii) Modern Medicine, from the Eighteenth Century / Médecine moderne, XVIIIe siècle

 

4     Non-Western and Alternative Medicines / Médecines non occidentales et alternatives

(i) Chinese Medicine / Médecine chinoise

(ii) Ayurvedic, Hindu, and Indian Medicine / Médecine ayurvédique, hindoue, et indienne

(iii) North American Aboriginal Medicine and Its Interfaces / Médecine autochtone nord-américaine et ses interfaces

(iv) African Medicine / Médecine Africaine

 

5 Some Associations, Institutes, and Museums for the History of Medicine / Quelques associations, instituts et musées d'histoire de la médecine

 

 

1 Important Libraries / Bibliothèques importantes

(all have online catalogues, exhibits, and images)

(toutes ont des catalogues, des expositions et des images en ligne)

Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vatican City.

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris.

Bibliothèque de l’Académie Nationale de Médecine, Paris.

British Library, London.

Clendening History of Medicine Library, University of Kansas.

National Library of Canada, Ottawa.

National Library of Medicine, Historical Collections, Bethesda.

New York Academy of Medicine.

Osler Library, McGill University.

Welch Medical Library, Historical Collection, Johns Hopkins University.

Cushing-Whitney Historical Library, Yale University.

Countway Library, Harvard University.

Wellcome Library, London.

College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

 

2 Bibliographic Guides to the History of Medicine / Guides bibliographiques de l'histoire de la médecine

(i) General / Général

Corsia, Pietro, and Paul Weindling. Information Sources in the History of Science and Medicine. London: Butterworth Scientific, 1983.

Craig, Barbara L. A Guide to Historical Records in Hospitals in London, England and Ontario, Canada, c 1800–1950. [2 parts] Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 8 (1991), 263–388, and 9 (1992), 71–142.

Miller, Genevieve. Bibliography of the History of Medicine of the United States and Canada, 1939–1960. 2d edn. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1964.

Morton, L.T., and Jeremy M. Norman. Morton’s Medical Bibliography: An Annotated Check-list of Texts Illustrating the History of Medicine (Garrison and Morton). 5th edn. Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1991.

Pengelly, Eric T., and Daphne M. Pengelly. A Traveler’s Guide to the History of Biology and Medicine. Davis, Calif.: Trevor Hill Press, 1986.

 

(ii) Canada

Connor, J.T.H., and Jennifer J. Connor. Medical and Related Museums, Historic Sites, and Exhibits in Ontario: An Annotated Guide and Review. Canadian Bulletin of Medical History / Bulletin canadien d’histoire de la médecine 8 (1991), 101–20.

Dunn, M. Margaret. A Directory of Medical Archives in Ontario. Toronto: Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine, 1983.

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

Hunter, Isabel, and Shelagh Wotherspoon. A Bibliography of Health Care in Newfoundland. St John’s: Faculty of Medicine Memorial University, 1986.

Mychajlunow, Lorraine, and Sharon Richardson. Directory of Nursing Archival Resources in Alberta. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1996.

Roland, Charles G. Secondary Sources in the History of Canadian Medicine: A Bibliography. Vol. 1 Toronto: Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine, 1984; vol 2, eds. J. Bernier and C.G. Roland. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2000.

Roland, Charles G., and Paul Potter. An Annotated Bibliography of Canadian Medical Periodicals. Toronto: Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine, 1979. Now online at http://www.health.library.mcgill.ca/osler/canjournals/contents.htm.

 

3 Specific Periods in Western Medicine /  Périodes spécifiques en médecine occidentale

(i) Ancient, Islamic, and Judaic Medicine /Médecine ancienne, islamique et judaïque

Cantor, David, ed. Reinventing Hippocrates. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002.

Estes, J. Worth. The Medical Skills of Ancient Egypt. Canton, Mass.: Science History Publications U.S.A., 1989.

Gordon, Andrew H., and Calvin W. Schwabe. The Quick and the Dead: Biomedical Theory in Ancient Egypt. Leiden; Boston: Brill/Styx, 2004.

Greppin, John A. C., Emilie Savage-Smith, and John L. Gueriguian, eds. The Diffusion of Greco-Roman Medicine into the Middle East and the Caucasus. Delmar, N.Y.: Caravan Books, 1999.

Halioua, Bruno, and Bernard Ziskind. Medicine in the Days of the Pharaohs, trans. M.B. DeBevoise. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005.

Hope, Valerie M., and Eireann Marshall, eds. Death and Disease in the Ancient City. London; New York: Routledge, 2000.

Kottek, S.S., Leibowitz, J.O., and Richler, B. A Hebrew Paraphrase of the Hippo­cratic Oath. Medical History 22 (1978), 438–45.

Kuriyama, Shigehisa. The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine. New York: Zone Books, 1999.

Lloyd, G. E. R. In the Grip of Disease: Studies in the Greek Imagination. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Lloyd, G. E. R., and Nathan Sivin. The Way and the Word: Science and Medicine in Early China and Greece. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002.

Maloney, Gilles. Cinq cents ans de bibliographie hippocratique, 1473–1982. St-Jean-Crysostome, Quebec: Editions du Sphinx, 1982.

Nutton, Vivian. Ancient Medicine. London; New York: Routledge, 2004.

Potter, Paul. A Short Handbook of Hippocratic Medicine. Quebec: Sphinx, 1988.

---. Why We Go Back to Hippocrates. John P. McGovern Award Lecture. Houston, Tex.: American Osler Society, 1998.

Rosner, Fred. Medicine in the Bible and the Talmud: Selections from Classical Jewish Sources. Augm. ed. Hoboken, N.J; New York: KTAV Pub. House and Yeshiva University Press, 1995.

Sigerist, Henry E. A History of Medicine. Vol. 1, Primitive and Archaic Medicine. Vol. 2, Early Greek, Hindu and Persian Medicine. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1951.

Smith, Wesley D. Notes on Ancient Medical Historiography. Bulletin of the History of Medicine 63 (1989), 73–109.

 

(ii) Medieval and Early Modern Medicine / Médecine médievale et début de modernité

Bullough, Vern L. Universities, Medicine and Science in the Medieval West. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004.

French, R. K. Medicine before Science: The Rational and Learned Doctor from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

García Ballester, Luis. Galen and Galenism: Theory and Medical Practice from Antiquity to the European Renaissance, ed. Jon Arrizabalaga. Aldershot: Ashgate/Variorum, 2002.

Mitchell, Piers D. Medicine in the Crusades: Warfare, Wounds, and the Medieval Surgeon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Nutton, Vivian, ed. Medicine in the Renaissance City. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Pormann, Peter E., and Emilie Savage-Smith. Medieval Islamic Medicine. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007.

French, Roger, and Andrew Wear, eds. The Medical Revolution of the Seventeenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

King, Lester S. The Road to Medical Enlightenment, 1650–1695. London: MacDonald, 1970.

McVaugh, Michael R. Medicine before the Plague: Practitioners and Their Patients in the Crown of Aragon, 1285–1345. Cambridge: Cambridge Univer­sity Press, 1993.

McVaugh, Michael R., and Nancy G. Siraisi, eds. Renaissance Medical Learning: Evolution of a Tradition. Philadelphia: History of Science Society, Osiris, 2nd ser., 6 (1990).

Schatzmiller, Joseph. Jews, Medicine, and Medieval Society. Berkeley and Los Ange­les: University of California Press, 1994.

Savage-Smith, Emilie. Gleanings from an Arabist’s Workshop: Current Trends in the Study of Islamic Science and Medicine.’Isis 79 (1988), 246–66.

Siraisi, Nancy G. Medieval and Early Renaissance Medicine: An Introduction to Knowledge and Practice. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990.

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

Taavitsainen, Irma, and Päivi Pahta, eds. Medical and Scientific Writing in Late Medieval English. Cambridge, England; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Wallis, Faith. Medieval Medicine: A Reader (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010).

Wear, Andrew, R.K. French, and I.M. Lonie, eds. The Medical Renaissance of the Sixteenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985.

 

(iii) Modern Medicine, from the Eighteenth Century / Médecine moderne, XVIIIe siècle

Bynum, W.F. Science and the Practice of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Bynum, W.F., and Roy Porter, eds. William Hunter and the Eighteenth-Century Medi­cal World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985.

Cunningham, Andrew, and Roger French, eds. The Medical Enlightenment of the Eighteenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

King, Lester S. The Medical World of the Eighteenth Century. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1958.

Lessard, Renald. Health Care in Canada during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centu­ries. Hull, Quebec: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1991.

Lindemann, Mary. Health and Healing in Eighteenth-Century Germany. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Shryock, Richard Harrison. The Development of Modern Medicine: An Interpretation of the Social and Scientific Factors Involved. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1974.

 

4   Non-Western and Alternative Medicines /  Médecines non occidentales et alternatives

(i) Chinese Medicine / Médecine chinoise

Van Alphen, Jan, and Anthony Aris, eds. Oriental Medicine: An Illustrated Guide to the Asian Arts of Healing. Boston: Shambhala, 1997.

Bates, Don, ed. Knowledge and Scholarly Medical Traditions. Cambridge: Cam­bridge University Press, 1995, esp. 175–276.

Furth, Charlotte. A Flourishing Yin Gender in China's Medical History, 960-1665. Berkeley University of California Press, 1999.

Hoizey, Dominique, and Marie-Joseph Hoizey. A History of Chinese Medicine. Trans. Paul Bailey. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1993.

Huard, Pierre, and Ming Wong. Chinese Medicine. Trans. Bernard Fielding. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968.

Lo, Vivienne, and Christopher Cullen, eds. Medieval Chinese Medicine: The Dunhuang Medical Manuscripts. London; New York: Routledge, 2005.

Minden, Karen. Bamboo Stone: The Evolution of a Chinese Medical Elite. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994.

Taylor, Kim. Chinese Medicine in Early Communist China (1945-63): Medicine of Revolution. London; New York, NY: Routledge Curzon, 2005.

Unschuld, Paul U. The Chinese Reception of Indian Medicine in the First Mil­lennium A.D. Bulletin of the History of Medicine 53 (1979), 329–45.

---. Medicine in China: Historical Artifacts and Images. Munich; New York: Prestel, 2000.

---, ed. Approaches to Traditional Chinese Medical Literature. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1986.

 

(ii) Ayurvedic, Hindu, and Indian Medicine / (ii) Médecine ayurvédique, hindoue, et indienne

Chattopadhyaya, Debiprasad. Science and Society in Ancient India. Amsterdam: B.R. Gruner B.V., 1978.

Chowdhury Amiya Kumar Roy, and K. Ray Chawdhury. Man, Malady, and Medi­cine: History of Indian Medicine. Calcutta: Das Gupta, 1988.

Bates, Don, ed. Knowledge and Scholarly Medical Traditions. Cambridge: Cam­bridge University Press, 1995, esp. 277–343.

Gupta, K.R.L. Hindu Anatomy, Physiology, Therapeutics, History of Medicine, and Practice of Physic. Delhi: Sri Satguru Publi­cations, 1986.

   Madhava Nidana: Ayurvedic System of Pathology. Delhi: Sri Satguru Publications, 1987.

Lambert, Helen. The Cultural Logic of Indian Medicine: Prognosis and Etiol­ogy in Rajasthani Popular Therapeutics. Social Science and Medicine 34 (1992), 1069–76.

Meulenbeld, G. Jan, ed. Medical Literature from India, Sri Lanka, and Tibet. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1991.

Meulenbeld, Gerrit Jan, and D. Wujastyk, eds. Studies on Indian Medical History. Reprint ed. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 2001.

Ninivaggi, Frank John. Ayurveda: A Comprehensive Guide to Traditional Indian Medicine for the West. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2008.

Savnur, H.V. Ayurvedic Materia Medica: Principles of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Delhi: Sri Satguru Publications, 1984.

Wujastyk, Dagmar, and Frederick M. Smith, eds. Modern and Global Ayurveda: Pluralism and Paradigms. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008.

Zimmermann, Francis. From Classic Texts to Learned Practice: Methodological Remarks on the Study of Indian Medicine. Social Science and Medicine 12 (1978), 97–106.

 

(iii) North American Aboriginal Medicine and Its Interfaces ? (iii) La médecine autochtone nord-américaine et ses interfaces

Arnason, Thor, Richard J. Hebda and Timothy Johns. Use of plants for food and medicine by Native Peoples of eastern Canada. Canadian Journal of Botany. Canadian Journal of Botany 59 (1981): 2189–325.

Coppermine: Consequence of Contact with the Outside. Videofilm, based on research by Walter J. Vanast. Montreal: National Film Board of Canada, 1992.

Decker, Jody. Depopulation of the Northern Plains Natives. Social Science and Medicine 33 (1991), 381-93.

Herrick, James William. Powerful Medicinal Plants in Traditional Iroquois Culture. New York State Journal of Medicine 78 (1978), 979–87.

Isaacs, Hope L. Comparative Perspective on American Indian Medicine Con­cepts. New York State Journal of Medicine 78 (1978), 824–9.

Lux, Maureen K. Medicine That Walks: Medicine, Disease and Canadian Plains Native People, 1880-1940. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001.

Kelm, Mary-Ellen. Colonizing Bodies: Aboriginal Health and Healing in British Columbia, 1900-50. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1998.

Kunitz, Stephen J. Disease and Social Diversity: The European Impact on the Health of Non-Europeans. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Manitowabi, Darrel. Indigenous Medicine Stories. Podcasts can be found at:

·       Spotify: https://tinyurl.com/2ztjj63h

·       Apple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/ycx53d5z

·       Amazon Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/4fdebkbb

Vogel, Virgil J. American Indian Medicine. Norman: Oklahoma University Press, 1970.

Waldram, James B., D. Ann Herring, and T. Kue Young. Aboriginal Health in Canada: Historical, Cultural, and Epidemiological Perspectives. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995, esp. 97–121.

 

(iv) African Medicine / Médecine Africaine

Digby, Anne. Diversity and Division in Medicine: Health Care in South Africa from the 1800s. Oxford; Bern: Lang, 2006.

Feierman, Steven, and John M. Jantzen, eds. The Social Basis of Health and Healing in Africa. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.

Fontenot, Wonda L. Secret Doctors: Ethnomedicine of African Americans. Westport, Conn.: Bergin & Garvey, 1994.

Makinde, M. Akin. African Philosophy, Culture and Traditional Medicine. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Center for International Studies, monograph no. 53, 1988.

Tuck, M. W. Africana Sources at the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. History in Africa 28 (2001), 439-44.

Yoder, Stanely P., ed. African Health and Healing Systems. Proceedings of a Sympo­sium, 1980. Los Angeles: University of California at Los Angeles African Stud­ies Center, 1982.

 

(v) Alternative or Complementary Medicine (see also chapter 6)

Bynum, W.F., and Roy Porter, eds. Medical Fringe and Medical Orthodoxy, 1750– 1850. London: Croom Helm, 1987.

Cayleff, Susan E. Wash and Be Healed: The Water-Cure Movement and Women’s Health. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1987.

Connor, J.T.H. ‘A Sort of Felo de Se’: Eclecticism, Related Medical Sects, and Their Decline in Victorian Ontario. Bulletin of the History of Medicine 65 (1991), 503–27.

Cooter, Roger, ed. Studies on Alternative Medicine. Basingstoke; London: Macmillan, 1988.

Fuller, Robert C. Alternative Medicine and American Religious Life. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Gevitz, Norman, ed. Other Healers: Unorthodox Medicine in America. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988.

Kirschmann, Anne Taylor. A Vital Force: Women in American Homeopathy. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2004.

Rogers, Naomi. An Alternative Path: The Making and Remaking of Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital of Philadelphia. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1998.

Micozzi, Marc S., ed. Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1996.

Risse, Guenter B., Ronald L. Numbers, and Judith Walzer Leavitt, eds. Medicine without Doctors: Home Health Care in American History. New York: Science His­tory Publications, 1977.

Wharton, James C. Nature Cures: The History of Alternative Medicine in America. New York: Oxford, 2004.

 


 

5 Some Associations, Institutes, and Museums for the History of Medicine / Quelques associations, instituts et musées d'histoire de la médecine

(all have websites and many offer events, conferences, and publications )

(tous ont des sites Web et beaucoup proposent des événements, des conférences et des publications)

 

American Academy of the History of Dentistry

American Association for the History of Medicine

American Association for the History of Nursing

American Institute of the History of Pharmacy

American Osler Society

American Veterinary Medical History Society

Associated Medical Services, Toronto

Association of Archivists and Librarians in History of the Health Sciences

Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine

Australian Veterinary History Society

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, Philadelphia

Boerhaave Museum, Leiden

British Society for the History of Medicine

Canadian Association for the History of Nursing

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, London Ont

Canadian Society for the History of Medicine

Dittrick Medical History Museum, Cleveland

European Association for the History of Medicine and Health

Faculté de Médecine de Montpelier

History of Anesthesia Society

History of Science Society

Hôtel-Dieu de Beaune

Hôtel-Dieu de Hautfort, Périgord

Hôtel-Dieu de Tonnerre

Hunterian Museums, Glasgow and London

Institut d’histoire de la médecine et de la santé, Geneva

Institute for the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

International Society for the History of Medicine

International Society for the History of the Neurosciences

La Specola Museum, Florence

Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database, New York University

Medical Humanities Directory, New York University

Medical Museums Association

Musée de l’Assistance Publique et les Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP)

Musée de l’histoire de la médecine, Paris

Musée de l’Hôpital Notre Dame, Montréal

Museum of Health Care, Kingston

Museum of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain

Mutter Museum, Philadelphia

Nobel Foundation

Société Française d’Histoire de la Médecine

Society for the History of Technology

Society for the Social History of Medicine

Thackray Museum, Leeds

Veterinary History Society

Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, London