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
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers E. Thomas Ewing, Jessica Brabble, Ariel Ludwig, Linsey C. Marr, Katherine Randall to discuss their historical research around the reality
By Tom Quick ~ The world can change unexpectedly in times of crisis. This story begins, like so many histories of medicine, with an illness.
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Ariel Ludwig, Jessica Brabble, and E. Thomas Ewing, from Virginia Tech to explore the use of masks on World War
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger David Cantor, PhD, an investigador (researcher) at the Instituto de Desarrollo Económico y Social (IDES), Buenos Aires Argentina and an
By Matthew Stibbe ~ Even before the guns fell silent in Northern France and Belgium on November 11, 1918, the prevalence of mental disturbance among
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Benjamin Forrest, a fourth year medical student at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He has just completed an intercalated
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.
By Sanders Marble ~ In November 2017, I was fortunate to get an NLM Michael E. Debakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine to explore
By Susan L. Speaker ~ The newspaper headlines on November 11, 1918 were exultant: after more than four long years, the Great War was over!