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History of medicine

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History of medicine (V384): Historical studies of medical sciences and practices.

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Link John Snow Archive & Research Companion

John Snow (1813–1858) is revered as a founding father of two medical disciplines: anesthesiology and epidemiology. His contributions during the...

Epidemiology, Anesthesiology, Public health, Victorian, 19th century, London, Urban & metropolitan history, Medical science, Historical Maps, History view
Link London's pulse - historical health records

This online resource contains over 5000 fully searchable reports, from 1848 to 1973, detailing the health of Londoners in intimate detail –...

Health & hygiene, Public health view
Link Melvyn Bragg, Radio 4 programme on 'Blood'

 Melvyn Bragg, Radio 4 programme on 'Blood'

 

Blood view
Link Casebooks Project: Casebooks of Simon Forman and John Dee (1596–1634)

The Casebooks Project aims to make available the astrological records of Simon Forman and Richard Napier — unparalleled resources in the history...

Astrology, Magic, Superstition, John Dee, Simon Forman, Elizabeth I, 16th century view
Link J. Aubrey, A. Clark, "Brief lives", chiefly of contemporaries, set down by John Aubrey (Clarendon, 1898), (1 of 2 vols: A-H)

The most scholarly version yet available of John Aubrey's manuscript Brief Lives, albeit slightly bowdlerised to suit victorian tastes.

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English Civil War, biography view
Link William Harvey Du Motu Cordis (1628)

University of Glasgow, book of the month, June 2007, William Harvey's work on the circulation of the blood, Du Motu Cordis.

Blood, Circulation, 17th century, Anatomy view
Document The Journey from the Veil to the Tassel: The Progression of Female Higher Education in Britain with a Focus on Medical Education and the Influence of India During the Late Nineteenth Century, Noor-e Islam

This article will discuss a poem written by Krishnabhabini Das, first published in Calcutta in 1885. The poem selected reveals a desperately...

Indian history, 19th century, Victorian England, Gender, feminism, Poetry view
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