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1878-1899: Science and Medicine

1878-1899: Chapter Ten: Science and Medicine

by THOMAS GLICK

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 356

OVERVIEW 361

TOPICS IN THE NEWS 362

Bell and the Telephone 362

The Coast and Geodetic Survey 363

Electricity and the Electric Light 364

Exploration of the West: The Geological Surveys 365

The Germ Theory 367

The Germ Theory and Patent Medicine 368

The Cope-Marsh Polemic 368

The Great Fossil War 368

Marine Biology 369

The End of Science 371

The Michelson-Morley Experiment 371

Physiology German Style 372

An American Physiologist in Germany 373

Public Health 374

Reforming Psychiatry 375

White on Science, Religion, and the University Curriculum. 376

The War of Science and Theology 376

HEADLINE MAKERS 377

William James 377

Charles Sanders Peirce 378

Nathaniel Southgate Shaler 378

PUBLICATIONS 379

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