Category Archives: Cohen, Seymour S.
Commenting on the origins and development of biology and biomedicine in the United States, Seymour Cohen and James Ebert discuss a series of American scientific centennials, including those of research institutions such as the University of Chicago, the Johns Hopkins … Continue reading
The origins of two aspects of American cultural and scientific history are the subjects of this episode of Soundings. William Rorabaugh discusses his study of apprenticeship, an element in United States social history that flourished between the time of the … Continue reading
William H. McNeill discusses his book Plagues and Peoples, in which he examines in historical and epidemiological terms the impact of infectious diseases upon human populations, particularly epidemics such as smallpox, measles, flu, whooping cough, various viral diseases, the plague, scarlet … Continue reading