1920 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
Professor Buck's earlier work on the "Growth of Medicine" was reviewed in this department several years ago. The present book is a continuation of that volume, amplifying some of the points there brought out, and bringing up many new points which receive but scant attention in other works on medical history. The book is arranged according to geographic distribution. It discusses the medicine of the middle ages in relation to the various portions of Europe in which the great advances were made.
more » ... pecial chapters, however, deal with smallpox, the development of surgery, and with the growth of hospitals and teaching institutions. The style of the author is pleasing, biographic facts being frequently supplemented by philosophic editorial comment and extensive quotation. To those interested in medical history \p=m-\allphysicians should be\p=m-\thebook will be not only an instructive but also an interesting companion for leisure hours. It is well illustrated and exceptionally well printed. The Microbiology and Microanalysis of Foods.
doi:10.1001/jama.1920.02620350052034 fatcat:h4qyogai35h7bf3ox4i7y7mjny