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

CASSEDY, James H.

4 entries
  • 11322

Demography in early America: Beginnings of the statistical mind 1600-1800.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1969.

Covering the period 1600–1800, the author deals with demography in its economic, political, and social aspects.  The work is particularly concerned with the development of health-related and scientific aspects of demography, and examines parish registers, church records and colonial legislation pertaining to vital statistics.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States , DEMOGRAPHY / Population: Medical Statistics › History of Demography
  • 8622

American medicine and statistical thinking, 1800-1860.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984.


Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States , DEMOGRAPHY / Population: Medical Statistics › History of Demography
  • 11325

Highlights in the development of medical history in the United States (Materials from an exhibit).

Bethesda, MD: U.S. National Library of Medicine, 1984.

Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY , Historiography of Medicine & the Life Sciences
  • 11323

Medicine and American growth, 1800-1860.

Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1986.

 "The interconnections between population increase, migration and immigration on the one hand, and disease and the development of medicine on the other in antebellum America are brilliantly presented" (publisher)



Subjects: DEMOGRAPHY / Population: Medical Statistics › History of Demography, Social or Sociopolitical Histories of Medicine & the Life Sciences