Princeton University Library Catalog

Medicine and Western civilization / edited by David J. Rothman, Steven Marcus, and Stephanie A. Kiceluk.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1995.
Description:
xii, 442 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • The Bible (6th century B.C.) -- The Hand / Galen (ca. A.D. 130-201) -- Volumen Medicinae Paramirum / Paracelsus (1493-1541) -- Clerical Investigation into the Case of Benedetta Carlini (1619-1623) -- The Life of Sister Chiara of Montefalco (1663) / Battista Piergilius -- The Nature of Man / Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.) -- Timaeus / Plato (426-377 B.C.) -- The Fabric of the Human Body (1543) / Andreas Vesalius -- Andreas Vesalius' First Public Anatomy at Bologna, 1540: An Eyewitness Report / Baldasar Heseler -- Journal (1554) / Felix Platter -- An Anatomical Study on the Motion of the Heart and the Blood in Animals (1628) / William Harvey -- The Generation of Animals / Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) -- Malleus Maleficarum (ca. 1486) / Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger -- Remarks on Masturbation (1835) / "W." -- Sex in Education; or, A Fair Chance for Girls (1874) / Edward Hammond Clarke -- Do Women Require Mental and Bodily Rest during Menstruation? (1886) / Mary Putnam Jacobi --
  • The Dissolution of the Oedipus Complex (1924) / Sigmund Freud -- Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948) / Alfred C. Kinsey, Wardell B. Pomeroy and Clyde E. Martin -- The Second Sex (1949) / Simone de Beauvoir -- Human Sexual Response (1966) / William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson -- The Nature and Evolution of Female Sexuality (1972) / Mary Jane Sherfey -- An Envoi, Post-TURP (1991) / W. D. Snodgrass -- The Sacred Disease / Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.) -- The Creation of the Man's Soul / St. Augustine (A.D. 354-430) -- On the Power of the Imagination (1580) / Michel de Montaigne -- The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621) / Robert Burton -- Goody Blake and Harry Gill: A True Story (1798) / William Wordsworth -- A Treatise on Insanity (1801) / Philippe Pinel -- Studies on Hysteria (1893-1895) / Josef Breuer and Sigmund Freud -- Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness (1990) / William Styron -- The Symptoms of Lepers / Jordan of Turre (fl. 1313-1335) --
  • Of the Beginning of the French Pox, and the Several Names by Which It Has Been Called (1519) / Ulrich von Hutten -- Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain (1842) / Edwin Chadwick -- The Etiology, Concept, and Prophylaxis of Childbed Fever (1861) / Ignaz Semmelweis -- On the Antiseptic Principle in the Practice of Surgery (1867) / Joseph Lister -- On the Extension of the Germ Theory to the Etiology of Certain Common Disease (1880) / Louis Pasteur -- The Hippocratic Oath / Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.) -- The Bible (A.D. 1st century) -- Admonition / Asaf Judaeus (A.D. 7th century) -- On the Precautions That Physicians Must Observe / Arnald of Villanova (ca. 1240-1311) -- Malleus Maleficarum (ca. 1486) / Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger -- The Vices and Virtues of Physicians (1801) / Benjamin Rush -- The Influence of Women in the Profession of Medicine (1890) / Elizabeth Blackwell --
  • My Most Humiliating Jim Crow Experience (1944) / Zora Neale Hurston -- Balm in Gilead: Journey of a Healer (1988) / Sara Lawrence Lightfoot -- An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae, or Cow-Pox (1798) / Edward Jenner -- A Treatise on the Diseases of the Chest and on Mediate Auscultation (1818) / R. T. H. Laennec -- An Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine (1865) / Claude Bernard -- The Aetiology of Tuberculosis (1882) / Robert Koch -- Hearings before the Senate Subcommittee on Health: Quality of Health Care-Human Experimentation, 1973 -- The Clinical Training of Doctors (1793) / Philippe Pinel -- On Behalf of the Insane Poor (1843) / Dorothea L. Dix -- Notes on Hospitals (1859) / Florence Nightingale -- By-Laws, Rules and Regulations, Acts and Resolves (1861) / Massachusetts General Hospital -- How the Poor Die (1946) / George Orwell -- The Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception (1963) / Michel Foucault --
  • A Mastectomy (1811) / Frances Burney (Madame D'Arblay) -- Memoir of the Early Life (1816) / William Cowper -- Answer to the Religious Objections Advanced against the Employment of Anaesthetic Agents in Midwifery and Surgery (1849) / James Young Simpson -- Indian Camp (1925) / Ernest Hemingway -- The Interior Castle (1946) / Jean Stafford -- The Prolongation of Life (1958) / Pius XII -- A Definition of Irreversible Coma: Report of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Harvard Medical School to Examine the Definition of Brain Death (1968) -- Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir (1988) / Paul Monette -- Aubade (1977) / Philip Larkin.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 0813521890 (cloth : alk. paper) $40.00.
  • 0813521904 (pbk. : alk. paper) $16.95.
LCCN:
95007203
OCLC:
32094135
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RCP:
C - S