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Scientific Papers: Physiology; Medicine; Surgery; Geology

by Charles William Eliot (Editor)

Other authors: H. C. Ernst (Translator), F. Faulkner (Translator), William Harvey (Contributor), Hippocrates (Contributor), Oliver Wendell Holmes (Contributor)8 more, Edward Jenner (Contributor), Joseph Lister (Contributor), Charles Lyell (Contributor), Stephen Paget (Translator), Ambroise Paré (Contributor), Louis Pasteur (Contributor), D. C. Robb (Translator), Robert Willis (Translator)

Series: Harvard Classics (Volume 38)

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The oath of Hippocrates.--The law of Hippocrates.--Journeys in diverse places, by A. Paré, tr. by S. Paget.--On the motion of the heart and blood in animals, by W. Harvey, tr. by R. Willis.--The three original publications on vaccination against smallpox, by E. Jenner.--The contagiousness of puerperal fever, by O. W. Holmes.--On the antiseptic principle of the practice of surgery, by Lord Lister.--The physiological theory of fermentation, by L. Pasteur, tr. by F. Faulkner and D. C. Robb (revised)--The germ theory and its application to medicine and surgery (revised); On the extension of the germ theory to the etiology of certain common diseases (revised) by L. Pasteur, tr. by H. C. Ernst.--Prejudices which have retarded the progress of geology; Uniformity in the series of past changes in the animate and inanimate world, by Sir C. Lyell.
  gmicksmith | Jul 23, 2008 |
My parents bought the Harvard Classics in about 1960 as far as I can recall. The section of this volume by Ambroise Pare, an early surgeon, was fascinating to me as a young person. I haven't yet read the rest of the volume. ( )
  auntieknickers | Mar 10, 2008 |
Contents: The oath of Hippocrates.--The law of Hippocrates.--Journeys in diverse places, by A. Paré, tr. by S. Paget.--On the motion of the heart and blood in animals, by W. Harvey, tr. by R. Willis.--The three original publications on vaccination against smallpox, by E. Jenner.--The contagiousness of puerperal fever, by O. W. Holmes.--On the antiseptic principle of the practice of surgery, by Lord Lister.--The physiological theory of fermentation, by L. Pasteur, tr. by F. Faulkner and D. C. Robb (revised)--The germ theory and its application to medicine and surgery (revised); On the extension of the germ theory to the etiology of certain common diseases (revised) by L. Pasteur, tr. by H. C. Ernst.--Prejudices which have retarded the progress of geology; Uniformity in the series of past changes in the animate and inanimate world, by Sir C. Lyell.
  fredheid | May 1, 2007 |
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Eliot, Charles WilliamEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ernst, H. C.Translatorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Faulkner, F.Translatorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Harvey, WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
HippocratesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Holmes, Oliver WendellContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jenner, EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lister, JosephContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lyell, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Paget, StephenTranslatorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Paré, AmbroiseContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pasteur, LouisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Robb, D. C.Translatorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Willis, RobertTranslatorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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This is volume 38 of the Harvard Classics series, Scientific Papers: Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, Geology, containing papers by Harvey, Jenner, Lister, and Pasteur. Please do not combine with any other volume in the series, and in particular not with the other volumes of scientific papers in the series.
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1910. Contents: Oath of Hippocrates; Law of Hippocrates; Journeys in Diverse Places by Ambroise Pare; On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals by William Harvey; The Three Original Publications on Vaccination Against Smallpox by Edward Jenner; The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever by Oliver Wendell Holmes; On the Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery by Lord Lister; The Physiological Theory of Fermentation; The Germ Theory and its Applications to Medicine and Surgery; On the Extension of the Germ Theory to the Etiology of Certain Common Diseases; by Louis Pasteur; Prejudices Which Have Retarded the Progress of Geology; Uniformity in the Series of Past Changes in the Animate and Inanimate World by Sir Charles Lyell.

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