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Images of Civil War medicine : a photographic history

Author: Gordon Dammann; Alfred J Bollet
Publisher: New York, NY : Demos, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Images of Civil War Medicine: A Photographic History is an extensive collection of never-before-published photographs taken during the Civil War. It provides a visual encyclopedia of medical facilities, individual surgeons, and other medically related phenomena, accompanied by a text describing the main features of Civil War medicine.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Pictorial works
Pictorial Works
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dammann, Gordon.
Images of Civil War medicine.
New York, NY : Demos, ©2008
(DLC) 2007029463
Named Person: Gordon Dammann; Gordon Dammann
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Dammann; Alfred J Bollet
ISBN: 1934559857 9781934559857 1281975079 9781281975072 9786611975074 6611975071
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 313651505
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 204 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Introduction to Civil War photography --
Prominent medical educators of the time of the Civil War --
Nursing --
A variety of topics : the U.S. Sanitary Commission, the Christian Commission, Civil War dentistry, embalming --
Ambulances and field hospitals --
Cartes de visites of Civil War surgeons --
Hospitals of the Civil War --
Wounds and diseases.
Responsibility: Gordon E. Dammann, Alfred Jay Bollet.


Featuring 250 rare archival photographs, Images of Civil War Medicine is a comprehensive visual encyclopaedia of medical care during a seminal event in American history. The book showcases the  Read more...
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Drs. Bollet and Dammann have collaborated to produce a long-needed addition to the study of Civil War medicine. Using images they have collected over many years, they present the human side of the Read more...

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