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Medicine -- History

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Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine

The noted Professor John Harley Warner of Yale's School of Medicine has said that "this volume is like lifting up the lid of a treasure chest." The remarkable book contains dozens of wonderful hidden treasures culled from the National Library of Medicine, and is offered here in its 236-page entirety. The book contains high-quality images of notable items, along with brief commentary from a range...
Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature

The National Library of Medicine - part of the National Institute of Health (NIH) - has compiled this online exhibit dedicated to Mary Shelley's 1818 classic, Frankenstein. Today, this text simultaneously provokes interest in the history of science as well as literature. As the site notes, Frankenstein, as a novel, "provides a framework for discussion of medical advances, which challenge our...
McGill University: History of Medicine: Digital Collections

Mary Yearl, a librarian at McGill University, created this impressively comprehensive research guide about the history of medicine. While some of the included resources require a university subscription to access, this guide also includes numerous items that are freely available to researchers around the world. In particular, the digital collections section features dozens of websites where...
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