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THEMES: Quack Medicine, Germ Theory, History of Technology
Robert Hooke, Micrographia
Fiona Haslam, From Hogarth to Rowlandson: Medicine in Art in Eighteenth-century Britain (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1996).
Roy Porter, Health for Sale: Quackery in England, 1660-1850 (Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 1989).
Dorothy Porter and Roy Porter, Patient’s Progress: Doctors and Doctoring in Eighteenth Century England (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1989).
Germ Theory Exhibit – UK Science Museum
BBC History, Louis Pasteur
Pasteur’s Papers on Germ Theory
www.flu.gov - History of Influenza Pandemics
WebFlu Historical Database of Influenza
WebFlu - "History of Influenza in England," Reports on Public Health and Medical Subjects, No.4: Report on the Pandemic of Influenza, 1918-1919 (London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1920).
C18TH MICROSCOPE TECHNOLOGY
Benjamin Martin's Solar Microscope
Public Microscope Shows
Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, 105/4995 (18 January, 1957): 161-178.
Roy Porter, "Interpreting Quackery in Georgian England," Monograph. (PDF)
Jim Cox, "That Quacking Sound in Colonial America," CW Journal (Spring 2004).
Germ Theory Of Disease Lecture
Professor Frank Snowden, Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of History at Yale University
"Quacks and Cures"