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March 27, 2009

New History of Medicine web sites

Contagion is part of Harvard University Library's Open Collections Program. Organized by significant episodes of contagious disease (such as cholera and influenza), it's a rich digital collection that combines books, serials, pamphlets, incunabula, & manuscripts, including materials from the Center for the History of Medicine.

Contagion web site
Check it out at http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/contagion/

From Steven Palmer at the University of Windsor comes Cultures of Health http://hih.uwindsor.ca/wordpress/, an on-line forum that will publish research, including fragments and works-in-progress, from researchers at all levels. the intent is to have information appear quickly to generate conversations about research and ideas in the cultural and social history of medicine and health.

Cultures of health

Posted by cshannon at March 27, 2009 03:00 PM


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