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May 22, 1954

Science, Medicine and History: Essays on the Evolution of Scientific Thought and Medical Practice, Written in Honour of Charles Singer.

JAMA. 1954;155(4):414. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.03690220082033

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Abstract

These volumes are for the scholar. They are a compilation of 90 essays that cover a wide range. The contributors were friends or pupils of Prof. Charles Singer, and these volumes were written in honor of him. A bibliography of his published writings is included at the end of the second volume. The articles that make up the compilation are arranged in eight books by chronological periods. These books are entitled "The Ancient World," "The Medieval World," "The Renaissance," "The New Philosophy," "The Insurgent Century," "The Eighteenth Century," "The Nineteenth Century and After," and "Conspectus Generales." There is a subject index and an index of persons. The scientific fields covered include archaeology, early Chinese science, Egyptian medicine, astrology, astronomy, gynecology, anatomy, botany, neurology, psychiatry, ophthalmology, chemistry, anthropology, zoology, geography, pathology, cytology, surgery, mathematics, physiology, cardiology, and others. Four of the papers are in French, and one is in Italian. The

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