An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

16018 entries, 14076 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: July 14, 2024


3 entries
  • 8378

Handbook of geographical and historical pathology. Translated from the second German edition by Charles Creighton. Vol. 1.-Acute infective diseases. Vol. 2.-Chronic infective, toxic, parasitic, septic and constitutional diseases. Vol. 3.-Diseases of organs and parts.

London: New Sydenham Society, 18831886.

This is the best edition of Hirsch's Handbuch. Digital facsimiles of all 3 vols. from the Internet Archive at this link.

Subjects: Bioclimatology, EPIDEMIOLOGY, Geography of Disease / Health Geography, INFECTIOUS DISEASE, PARASITOLOGY
  • 12348

Jenner and vaccination: A strange chapter of medical history.

London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1889.

Creighton, one of the founders of epidemiology, disputed the germ theory of infectious disease, and became "one of the anti-vaccination movement's 'most ardent and distinguished spokesmen.' Creighton argued that vaccination was poisoning of the blood with contaminated material, which could provide no protection from disease" (Wikipedia article Charles Creighton, accessed 4-2020).

Subjects: ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Anti-Vaccination, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › History of Infectious Disease, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Smallpox › Vaccination
  • 1680

A history of epidemics in Britain. Vol. 1: From A. D. 664 to the extinction of plague. Vol. 2: From the extinction of plague to the present time.

Cambridge, England: University Press, 18911894.

A classical contribution to modern epidemiology, of which Creighton may be said to have been the founder. Reprinted with new introductory material, 1965. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.

Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › England (United Kingdom), DEMOGRAPHY / Population: Medical Statistics › History of Demography, EPIDEMIOLOGY › History of Epidemiology, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Flea-Borne Diseases › Plague (transmitted by fleas from rats to humans) › Plague, History of