Little Masterpieces of Science - Health and Healing

George Iles (1852 - 1942)

One of a series of books, "Little Masterpieces in Science" edited by George Iles, Health and Healing is a collection of articles written by prominent physicians and scientists describing key advances in medicine through the end of the 19th century. Published in 1902, this book includes chapters on Pasteur's work with vaccines, tuberculosis, malaria, pain, eye care, prolonging life and some rules for health. - Summary by J. M. Smallheer

Genre(s): Medical

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface J. M. Smallheer
Play 01 Chapter 1 - Escape from Pain, The History of a Discovery by Sir James Paget, M. D. Mike Pelton
Play 02 Chapter 2 - Jenner and Pasteur by Sir J. R. Bennett, M. D. Carol
Play 03 Chapter 3 - Pasteur and His Work by Patrick Geddes and J. Arthur Thomson Availle
Play 04 Chapter 4- Tuberculosis and Its Prevention by T. M. Prudden, M. D. Mary J
Play 05 Chapter 5 - Malaria and Mosquitoes by G. M. Sternberg, M.D. Jairus Amar
Play 06 Chapter 6 - The Art of Prolonging Life by Robson Roose, M.D, Part 1 Anna Simon
Play 07 Chapter 6 - The Art of Prolonging Life by Robson Roose, M.D., Part 2 Anna Simon
Play 08 Chapter 7 - Natural Life and Death by B. W. Richardson, M.D. Mike Pelton
Play 09 Chapter 8 - Rules for Health by B. W. Richardson, M.D. Mike Pelton
Play 10 Chapter 9 - Care of the Eyes by Buel P. Colton Availle
Play 11 Chapter 10 - Progress of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century by J. S. Billings, M.D. J. M. Smallheer