The Popularization of Medicine in the Eighteenth Century: Writing, Reading, and Rewriting Samuel Auguste Tissot's Avis au peuple sur sa santé*

@article{Singy2010ThePO,
  title={The Popularization of Medicine in the Eighteenth Century: Writing, Reading, and Rewriting Samuel Auguste Tissot's Avis au peuple sur sa sant{\'e}*},
  author={P. Singy},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={2010},
  volume={82},
  pages={769 - 800}
}
  • P. Singy
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern History
Prompted by the recent drowning of a man in Lake Geneva, the Swiss physician Samuel Auguste Tissot (1728–1797) published in June 1761 a short text on the method for reviving drowned people.1 In August of the same year, this text appeared as a chapter in the first edition of what would become Tissot’s most celebrated book during his lifetime, Avis au peuple sur sa sante. Many editions and translations later, on July 8, 1773, the Massachusetts Gazette; and Boston Weekly News-Letter published an… Expand
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205. I have compared thirty-nine editions of Avis au peuple sur sa santé in French and have found that all those published after 1767 had added this remark
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