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ISBN 9780754650690
Published March 27, 2005 by Routledge
438 Pages

 
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Book Description

This new third edition of A Bibliography of Medical and Biomedical Biography details readily available sources of information in the English language on significant figures in the history of medicine and the biomedical sciences. Archival collections are also noted and a representative selection of general and specialized histories is included. This new edition features more than 1300 new entries, plus updates and amendments to previous entries. Also included, as far as possible, are the names of individuals recorded in Morton and Moore's Chronology of Medicine and Related Sciences (Ashgate, 1997). This bibliography remains an essential guide to the life and works of individuals who have contributed to the development of medicine and the biomedical sciences.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction to third edition; From the introduction to the second edition; List of abbreviations; Individual biographies; Collective biographies; Select list of publications on the history of medicine and related subjects.

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Biography

Leslie Morton, formerly Information Officer, British Medical Journal and formerly Librarian, National Institute for Medical Research, UK and Robert Moore, Librarian, National Institute for Medical Research, UK

Reviews

'...a remarkable achievement, and a must for medical historians.' British Medical Journal (Review of Second edition) 'This significantly updated third edition lists biographical references in the areas of biomedical science and the history of medicine...over 1,370 biographies added from the previous edition...The entries are listed alphabetically with good cross-references. This bibliography offers very good coverage of deceased individuals, and fairly good coverage of living individuals...Recommended.' Choice '... beautifully produced, hard-bound on acid-resistant paper, a pleasure to handle, compact enough to only take up an inch and half or so on the shelf, reasonably priced, and, of course, meticulously edited by a pair of accomplished bibliographers...' Reference Reviews 'This bibliography is a particularly good resource for information on European medical and biomedical biography, and has two very useful lists in the back: one of collective biographies, and one of publications on the history of various medicinal specialities. This book would be an excellent choice for academic and medical libraries.' American Reference Books Annual