Biographical Encyclopedia of Medical Travel Authors: Continental Europe

Author: Martin, Edward A.
Year:2010
Pages:312
ISBN:0-7734-3685-5
978-0-7734-3685-5
Price:249.95
The collection is a wide-ranging reference guide. The six volumes are made up of one-paragraph biographies of medical travel authors drawn from all peoples and regions of the world. The authors are included because they have published a book of travel or have left significant material of book potential. Some space is given to travellers from abroad into the region represented by the volume.

Reviews

“. . . an important work of scrupulous scholarship which introduces a new perspective into the biographical sketches of many medicos from luminaries to the unsung. The author has enriched medical historiography by this painstaking compendium.” – Sir Peter Froggatt, Former Vice-Chancellor and President, the Queen’s University of Belfast

“. . . will become a required source for anyone writing on the development and influence of the British Empire.” – Prof. Davis Coakley, University of Dublin Trinity College

“[Contains] details [that] would be valuable reference points on geographical or social conditions in many different parts of the world.” – Dr. Peter Gatenby

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Foreword by Sir Peter Froggatt
Acknowledgements
Preface
The Biographies
ARMENIA
AUSTRIA AND DANUBIAN STATES
BELGIUM
DENMARK
FRANCE
GERMANY
GREECE
HOLLAND
ITALY
NORWAY
POLAND
PORTUGAL
RUSSIA, LITHUANIA, LATVIA, ESTONIA
SPAIN
SWEDEN
SWITZERLAND
Bibliography and Further Reading
Index of Entries