The history of homeopathy in the Russian Empire
until World War I, as compared with other European countries and the USA: similarities and discrepancies

by Alexander Kotok, M.D.
On-line version of the Ph.D. thesis improved and enlarged
due to a special grant of the Pierre Schmidt foundation.

Main bibliographical sources

Books

Bojanus, Carl 1. "Homöopathie in Rußland", Stuttgart, 1880 2. "Gomeopatiia v Rossii", Moscow, 1882

Coulter, Harris "Divided Legacy. A History of the Schism in Medical Thought", vol. III, Washington 1973 and vol. IV, Berkeley, 1994

Dinges, Martin (Ed.) 1. "Weltgeschichte der Homöopathie: Länder. Schulen. Heilkundige", Munich, 1996 2. "Homöopathie: Patienten. Heilkundige. Institutionen", Heidelberg, 1996

Dukov, Evgraph 1. "Gomeopatiia kak vopros zemsko-obshchestvennoi meditsiny", Kharkov, 1899 2. "Meditsina i mediki. O neobhodimosti izmeneniia priniatoi sistemy obrazovaniia i vospitaniia medikov", Kharkov, 1911

Engelhardt, Alexander "Dvenadtsat' pisem iz derevni", Moscow, 1956

Grech, Nicholas & Deriker, Vasily "O sposobah okhrany narodnogo zdraviia. Mnenie postoronnego, predlagaemoe zemskim sobraniiam i upravam", St. Petersburg, 1st ed. 1866; 2nd ed. 1870, 3rd ed. 1876

Freeze, Gregory "The Parish Clergy in Nineteenth-Century Russia: Crisis, Reform, Counter-Reform", Princeton, 1983

Frieden, Nancy "Russian Physicians in an Era of Reform and Revolution, 1856—1905", Princeton, 1981

Gross Solomon Susan & Hutchinson John (Eds.), "Health and Society in Revolutionary Russia", Bloomington and Indianapolis, 1990

Hael, Richard "Samuel Hahnemann. His Life and Works. Based on Recently Discovered State Papers, Documents, Letters, etc.", London, 1922, vv. 12

Hutchinson, John "Politics and Public Health in Revolutionary Russia, 1890—1918", Baltimore and London, 1990

Jütte, Robert & Risse, Guenter (Eds.) "Culture, Knowledge and Healing. Historical Perspectives of Homeopathic Medicine in Europe and North America", Sheffield, 1998

Jütte, Robert "Geschichte der Alternativen Medizin. Von der Volksmedizin zu den unkonventionellen Therapien von heute", Munich, 1996

Kartashev, Anton "Ocherki po istorii russkoi tserkvi", Moscow, 1997

Katsnelbogen, Anatoly "Obshchestvennaia meditsina v Rossii (Vtoraia polovina XVIII nachalo XIX veka)", Volgograd, 1994

Lindenmayer, Adele "Poverty is not a Vice. Charity, Society and the State in Imperial Russia", Princeton, 1996

McGrew, Roderick "Russia and the Cholera 1823—1832",Madison and Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin Press, 1965

Mirsky, Mark 1. "Ocherki istorii meditsiny v Rossii XVIXVIII vv.", Vladicaucasus, 1995 2. "Meditsina Rossii XVI-XIX vekov", Moscow, 1996

Mordvinov, Nicholas "Vzgliad na gomeopaticheskoe lechenie", St. Petersburg, 1831

Nicholls, Philip "Homoeopathy and the Medical Profession", London, 1988

Pavlovsky, E. "K. M. Baer i Mediko-Khirurgicheskaia Akademia", Moscow-Leningrad, 1948

Rogers, Naomi "An Alternative Path. The Making and Remaking of Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital of Philadelphia", Rutgers University Press, 1998

Rothstein, William "American physicians in the 19th century. From Sects to Science", Baltimore & London, 1972

"Thorsons Encyclopedic Dictionary of Homeopathy. Edited by H. Gaier", London, 1991

Tischner, Rudolf "Geschichte der Homöopathie", Leipzig, 1932

Veselovsky, Boris "Istoriia zemstva za 40 let", St. Petersburg, 1909, republished in Cambridge, 1973

Winston, Julian "The Faces of Homeopathy", Tawa, 1999

Zhuk, Aron "Razvitie obshestvenno-meditsinskoi mysli v Rossii v 6070 gg. XIX veka", Moscow, 1963

Periodicals

Gomeopaticheskoe obozrenie, 1914—1915

Gomeopatichesky vestnik, 1883—1886

Vestnik gomeopaticheskoi meditsiny, 1900—1904, 1909—1913

Vrach, 1880—1901

Vrach-gomeopat, 1891—1914

Vrachebnaiia gazeta, gomeopatichesky listok i vestnik vodolecheniia i gimnastiki izdavaemaia doktorom B. Grzhimailo i V. Shebiakinym, 1860—1862

Zhurnal gomeopaticheskogo lecheniia, 1861—1863

Zhurnal St. Peterburgskogo Obshchestva vrachei-gomeopatov, 1872—76

Other sources

1. Reports of Russian homeopathic societies

2. Brochures, pamphlets etc. issued by various medical societies and individuals.

3. For an online version of the thesis photos taken from Sylvain Cazalet and "Photothèque personnelle du Dr Robert Séror" - Homéopathe International were used.

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