Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers E. Thomas Ewing, PhD, Anna Pletch, and Brooke Breighner from Virginia Tech to share their research on French statistician Jacqes
Merleau-Ponty, Descartes, and the Meaning of Painting
An interview with William D. Adams, PhD on his NLM History Talk and his research on visual perception and art.
First Aid on the Battlefield, 1869
By Mark Harrison ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. In 1870–71 the Prussian war machine tore through France with ruthless
The Girl in the Lion Cage: Regulating Hypnotism in 19th Century France
Katrin Schultheiss, Ph.D. will speak on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 2:00 ET in the Lister Hill Auditorium at the National Library of Medicine. Dr.
A Great War Postscript: Spring 1919
At last, Dr. Bayne-Jones received word that he would be released from army service in May 1919. By early June, he was back in the U.S. for the first time in over two years.
Naming, Networks, and Power in Histories of Medicine in Africa
Sarah Runcie, PhD, on her article in the new open-access book Viral Networks: Connecting Digital Humanities and Medical History
One Medical Officer’s Armistice Day
By Susan L. Speaker ~ The newspaper headlines on November 11, 1918 were exultant: after more than four long years, the Great War was over!
“Our dear Laddie has been taken”: Edward Revere Osler killed in Flanders, August 1917
By Susan Speaker ~ In an earlier post, I highlighted the wartime experiences of Sir William Osler, who is often called “the father of American
“Fire-workes” for the 17th Century
By Kenneth M. Koyle ~ The 4th of July is a day to celebrate America’s independence, an occasion often marked with a wide range of
The U.S. Army Medical Department begins Operations in France
By Susan Speaker ~ In recent posts, we’ve featured Base Hospital #4, the first group of American Expeditionary Force (AEF) medical personnel to join the