Book Reviews

  title={Book Reviews},
  author={V. Sidel},
  journal={Medicine, Conflict and Survival},
  pages={254 - 264}
  • V. Sidel
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine, Conflict and Survival
  • Leo van Bergen’s book, Before My Helpless Sight, is an extraordinary achievement on at least three levels. First, the book provides an invaluable trove of information on the history of war and on the history of medicine. Richly footnoted and indexed, with an extensive bibliography, it will be an important source of information for future historians and analysts of the role of the healing arts in relation to armed conflict. Second, the book presents a moving description of the Great War… CONTINUE READING