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A Bibliography of the Writings of Henry E. Sigerist

1 January 1966

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He was in the midst of writing an eloge of Arturo Castiglioni which he had delivered a few weeks before in Rome at the Fourteenth International Congress of the History of Medicine. [...] Staff members of the Johns Hop- kins Institute of the History of Medicine and of the Department of the History of Medicine, Yale Medical School were most cooperative, and the McGill University Press provided useful editorial advice. [...] He dreamed of the "Asclepios politicos" and urged that the physicians should "keep pace with society." Sigerist always saw in medical history the bridge between the old humanities and the new science. [...] Much of his sociology was and remained medical history, and is per- haps more precisely defined as "social history of medicine." In Leipzig, the city of Lamprecht, he had written medical history as part of the total history of a period, as Kulturgeschichte of medicine. [...] The first volume begins with a programmatic introduction concerning the problems and methods of medical history: "Medical history will study health and disease through the ages, the conditions for health and disease, and the history of all human activities that tended to promote health, to prevent illness, and to restore the sick, no matter who the acting indivi- duals were." An excellent thirty-p

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bibliography medical historians sigerist, henry e. 1891-1957 (henry ernest),

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CaOOCEL
Date published
1966.
Description conventions
rda
Dewey Decimal Classification Number
016.61
Distributor
Canadian Electronic Library (Firm),
General Note
Includes index
Issued as part of the desLibris books collection
LCCN
Z6658
LCCN Item number
M53 1966eb
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DLC
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DLC
Physical Description | Extent
1 electronic text (vi, 112 pages)
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CaOOCEL
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(CaBNVSL)slc00234785
(OCoLC)887634951
(CaOOCEL)448275
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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