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Issue: 011, 29/02/28 p. 175
Heading: Report of the Counsel of Health in Paris
Category: Demography   Public Health   Mortality   
Topic: [Death in Paris in 1826 by disease, suicide and accident]
Source: Tables of Mortality for the city of Paris   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 3
Category: Medicine   Chemistry   Public Health   Pharmacology   Hydrotherapy   
Topic: Analysis of Pitkaithley Water
Person: THOMSON, Professor   MURRAY   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 3
Category: Medicine   Chemistry   Pharmacology   Public Health   Hydrotherapy   
Topic: Salt Springs of Cheshire
Source: Geological Transactions   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 541
Heading: Varieties, Para 5
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   
Topic: Female Doctor. [Trial of an unnamed woman in Paris charged with practising medicine illegally]
Person: DANGUY, M.   

Issue: 039, 23/07/28 p. 621
Heading: Il Cavaliere Aldini, Para 2
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Textiles   Fire   
Topic: [Demonstration of flame-proof linen by the firemen of Milan]
Person: ALDINI   MILAN, Archduke Viceroy of   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 813
Heading: Varieties, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Social Anthropology   Death Rites   Embalmment   
Topic: Embalming. [Article in the "Revue Medicale" by Pariset tries to show that the custom was a matter of public health policy rather than of religion]
Person: PARISET   FLEURY   
Source: Revue Medicale   

Issue: 053, 29/10/28 p. 845
Heading: Streets of Paris
Category: Geography   France   Public Health   Urban Roads   
Topic: [Projected improvements to Paris streets, to be modelled along the same lines as those in London]
Source: Morning Chronicle   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Varieties
Heading: Purification of Water, Para 6
Category: Engineering   Public Health   Water Supply   
Topic: Purification of Water. [System adopted at Greenock]

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 892, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 2
Category: Chemistry   Geology   Medicine   Public Health   
Topic: Mineral Waters. [The waters of Geilnan, Fachinger, and Setters which arise from a stratum of argillaceous schist, near to dolomite and igneous rocks. Chemical elements enumerated]
Person: BISCHOF, M.   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 940, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Political, Para 1
Category: Public Health   Social Anthropology   Burial   
Topic: The People more absolute than their Rulers. [Joseph the Second of Austria could not obtain the agreement of his subjects to bury their dead in lime pits]
Source: Mirabeau: Monarchie Pruss. IV, 472   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 9-10
Heading: Notes on Lisbon. No. IV.
Category: Geography   Portugal   Public Health   Penal Offences   
Topic: Executions. Public Preachers. Streets and Houses

Issue: 064, 14/01/29 p. 30, Section: Foreign Notices
Heading: Geneva, Para 6
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Longevity   
Topic: Duration of Human Life. [Statistics on average length of life in Geneva, from the sixteenth century]

Issue: 066, 28/01/29 p. 63, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Political, Para 1
Category: Public Administration   Social Welfare   Social Sciences   Political Economy   Co-operative Movement   Public Health   
Topic: Poor Laws of Switzerland. [Near Chamouni, destitute old people and orphaned children spend some time in each household in the community, until they have stayed with everyone, then begin the round again]

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 79
Heading: Varieties, Para 9
Category: Engineering   Public Health   Steam Power   Water   Inventions   
Topic: Water. [Brande exhibits a model of a water-filtering invention]
Person: BRANDE   

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 216
Heading: [Untitled miscellaneous paragraph, at the end of column three], Para 3
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Textiles   Fire   
Topic: Mr. Aldini, of Milan, has invented a dress of asbestos..
Person: ALDINI   

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 223, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Chemistry), Para 2
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   Public Health   
Topic: Effects of Heat and Cold on Animal Tissues. [Decay of tissue which has been frozen then rapidly thawed]

Issue: 080, 06/05/29 p. 280
Heading: Denmark Vaccination
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Inoculation   Smallpox   
Topic: [Widespread compulsory vaccination against smallpox, or cow-pox, in Denmark]
Institution: Council of Health, Denmark   
Report
Issue: 085, 10/06/29 p. 367, Section: Varieties
Heading: Inhuman Inhumation, Para 9
Category: Public Health   Social Anthropology   Burial   
Topic: [In Verdun a tomb has been opened, in which it seems the occupant was buried alive]

Issue: 085, 10/06/29 p. 367, Section: Varieties
Heading: Suicide in France, Para 8
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Suicide   
Topic: [Statistics on suicide: age, gender, class. Comparison with England and Germany]

Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 383, Section: Varieties
Heading: Advertisement, Para 8
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Hydrotherapy   
Topic: [Official endorsement by the Athenaeum of Green`s baths, in Great Marlborough-st, London, on the recommendation of Halford. The "advertisment" has already appeared in a Salisbury newspaper]
Person: HALFORD, Sir Henry   
Source: Salisbury and Winchester Journal, June 8, 1829   
Advertisement
Issue: 093, 05/08/29 p. 491, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Mode of Cleaning Buildings, Para 1
Category: Public Health   Public Administration   Town Planning   Architecture   Preservation   Chemistry   
Topic: [To clean ancient buildings, water and hydrochloric acid is better than scraping]
Person: CHEVALIER, M.   DEAN [of St. Paul`s Cathedral]   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   Ecole de Medecine, Paris   

Issue: 094, 12/08/29 p. 504-505
Heading: Mr Martin`s Inventions
Category: Inventions   Mechanics   Engineering   Ships   Steam Power   Coal Mining   Public Health   Safety   
Topic: [Seven new inventions by John Martin. The Athenaeum believes Mr. Martin should be in a book it has recently reviewed, "Pursuit of Knowledge under Difficulties". The inventions range from an "elastic iron ship", an instrument to remedy the inconvenience of "back-water" in steam navigation, a new use of the paddle in steam navigation, an elastic chain-cable for ships, coast lights, a means of preventing explosion in coal mines, a system of purifying London water, a plan to drain marshy lands by the Thames]
Person: MARTIN, John   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 520-521
Heading: History of Panaceas and Nostrums
Category: Medicine   History Of Medicine   Public Health   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   
Topic: [First half of an article on the history of nostrums or "cure-alls" from the reign of Charles I, forward: "the magnetical cap", "Life Pills", "warming stones", "Ward`s Pills", hot water, cold water, quicksilver]
Person: EVANS, John   CARRINGTON, Rev. Caleb   ROCHESTER   WARD   TURNER, Dr.   SWIFT, Dean   POPE, Alexander   BAYEUX, Abbe   SMITH, John   THORESBY, Ralph   HANCOCK, Dr. John   JOHN, Gabriel   BUTLER, Sir John Nicholas   
Source: John Evans: Compendious Declaration   Guester: Greater Practical Piety   Gentleman`s Magazine   Paris: Pharmacologia   Gabriel John: Bellum Medicorum, Grubb-street Journal, No. 192. 1733   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 522
Heading: Mr. Martin`s Inventions. (Concluded from p.504)
Category: Inventions   Mechanics   Engineering   Ships   Coal Mining   Public Health   Safety   Water Supply   
Topic: [A closer examination of some of Martin`s inventions. The Athenaeum considers: the plan for coast lights, the plan to purify air in coal mines, optional plans to supply London with water from the Coln and to dam the Thames for a purer water supply, and the plan to drain the marshes by the Thames]
Person: MARTIN, John   

Issue: 106, 04/11/29 p. 699, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Vaccination in Bohemia, Para 5
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Inoculation   Smallpox   
Topic: [Statistical results of an experiment to assess the benefits and side-effects of vaccination against smallpox in Bohemia, 1825]

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 715, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Aldini`s Fire-Proof Dress, Para 2
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Textiles   Fire   
Topic: [Aldini`s fire-proof dress has been demonstrated before the French Academy and Aldini consequently invited to apply for the Monthyon prize]
Person: ALDINI   DAVY, Sir Humphrey   GAY-LUSSAC   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762
Heading: The Plague
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Disinfection   Infectious Diseases   Plague   
Topic: [A French expedition with the following aims: "1. To investigate the causes of the insalubrity of Egypt; 2. To examine whether the plague originates in that country; and 3. To ascertain the effect of chloride of lime and soda as a remedy for the malady, as the means of disinfecting the habiliments and habitations of those who had had the disorder"]
Person: D`ARCET   GAY-LUSSAC   ST. JEAN D`ACRE, Pasha of   TRIPOLI, Governor of   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   

Issue: 115, 09/01/30 p. 14, Section: Science
Heading: Elastic Force of Steam, Para 1
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Safety   Steam Power   Law   
Topic: A regulation of the French government for greater security against accident from steam-engines....
Person: ARAGO, M.   DE PRONY, M.   AMPERE, M.   DULONG, M.   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Report, 30/11/1829
Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45, Section: Science
Heading: Salt versus Snow, Para 3
Category: Meteorology   Chemistry   Public Health   Safety   
Topic: [Short discussion on the use of spreading salt on snow in bad weather]

Issue: 118, 30/01/30 p. 63, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Cleaning Buildings, Para 8
Category: Architecture   Public Health   Public Administration   Town Planning   Preservation   Chemistry   
Topic: [Royal Academy of Sciences (Paris) hears successive reports on the advantages and drawbacks of cleaning stone buildings using chemicals]
Person: CHEVALIER, M.   HERPIN, Dr.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 106, Section: Science
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. Cleaning Buildings, Para 3
Category: Public Health   Public Administration   Architecture   Preservation   Chemistry   Town Planning   
Topic: [Chevalier and Herpin debate the best method of cleaning buildings, using hydrochloric acid or sulphuric acid]
Person: CHEVALIER, M.   HERPIN, Dr.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 111
Heading: Mr. Watson`s Plan for preventing Ships from foundering at Sea, Etc.
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Science   
Topic: [The Athenaeum applauds Faraday`s announcement that Watson will demonstrate his safety scheme at the Royal Institution at last. He has been demonstrating it to friends, at home, for some time]
Person: WATSON   FARADAY   
Institution: Royal Institution   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 138
Heading: Royal Institution. Foundering of Ships Prevented
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Engineering   Physics   Microscopy   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Manufactures   Labour   
Topic: [Two-column account of Watson`s lecture, explaining his scheme to prevent damaged ships sinking. Other paragraphs mention that, at the same meeting Dr. Wollaston`s Doublet microscope was on show, a mountain barometer, and specimens of cheap cutlery produced by division of labour]
Person: WATSON   POCOCK   WOLLASTON   
Institution: Royal Institution   London Institution   United States American Government   
Lecture, Feb., 1830
Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 143
Heading: Fire-proof Dresses
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Accidents   Safety   Textiles   Fire   
Topic: [Aldini, the inventor of fire-proof dress, is disappointed at his reception in Britain. The Athenaeum recommends the establishment of a fire brigade, which would use the special clothing]
Person: ALDINI   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 143
Heading: Life Preservers
Category: Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Inventions   
Topic: [A life-jacket has been invented which can only be blown up when it is already wet. The Athenaeum finds the invention of dubious use]

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 155
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Inventions   Medicine   Public Health   Accidents   Safety   
Topic: [Aldini exhibits the model of an hydraulic machine which will make the revolving of lighthouse lamps unnecessary. The Athenaeum wishes Aldini well; it says he deserves attention and patronage]
Person: GILBERT, Davies   ALDINI   STANLEY   LLOYD   
Institution: Royal Society   
, March, 1830
Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 171, Section: Paris Academy of Sciences
Heading: Hospital Registers in France
Category: Medicine   France   Public Health   Medical Profession   Statistics   Public Administration   Social Sciences   
Topic: [The "office of management" of the hospitals of Paris has decided to discontinue the "register of the cases and their treatment". Dupuytren regrets this]
Person: DUPUYTREN, M.   DE CHAPTAL, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   Hospital of Florence   Office of Management of the Hospitals of Paris   

Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 202-203
Heading: Statistics. Conversazione at the Royal Institution
Category: Social Sciences   Demography   Mortality   Mathematics   Insurance   Medicine   Public Health   
Topic: The doctrine of Life Expectancies formed the subject of a lecture delivered by Mr. Brookes this evening. [After the lecture, Faraday announced that Drummond`s lecture on the geodaetical survey of Ireland had been postponed]
Person: BROOKES   HALLEY   CONDORCET   LAPLACE   YOUNG   FARADAY   DRUMMOND   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 26/03/1830
Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 203-204
Heading: Academie des Sciences
Category: Public Health   Safety   Inventions   Engineering   Ships   Chemistry   
Topic: [Panillot`s plan "for the preservation of vessels from shipwreck", by wrapping the cargo in "cloth rendered impervious". Serullas` observations on chloruret of iodine]
Person: PANILLOT, M.   SERULLAS, M.   BERZELIUS   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 206
Category: Public Health   Safety   Inventions   Fire   Textiles   
Topic: [Mr. Peel of the metropolitan police has experimented with the use of Aldini`s fire-proof dress. The experiment was carried out by "some of the sub-officers"]
Person: PEEL, Sir Robert   ALDINI   
Institution: Metropolitan Police   

Issue: 128, 10/04/30 p. 222
Heading: The Plague in Egypt
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Yellow Fever   Public Health   Prevention Of Infection   Quarantine   Disinfection   
Topic: [Pariset has gone to Egypt to investigate the plague]
Person: PARISET   

Issue: 130, 24/04/30 p. 251
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Public Health   Prevention Of Infection   Isolation   Smallpox   Veterinary Medicine   
Topic: [Heberden`s letter on smallpox; Macmichael on "the nature of contagion" and Sewel on "the subject of the glanders"]
Person: HALFORD, Sir Henry   MATON, Dr.   MACMICHAEL, Dr.   SEWEL   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   Veterinary College   
Paper[s]
Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 270
Heading: Boring of Wells
Category: Engineering   Mining   Industry   Public Health   Water Supply   
Topic: [An English company has been given the contract to bore Artesian Wells in France]
Institution: Government of France   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 283
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. [...]sitting of April 19
Category: Public Health   Safety   Ships   Inventions   Chemistry   Geography   West And North Central Africa   
Topic: [1. Blumenbach elected foreign associate. 2. Aldini presented Mr. Watson`s plan for the prevention of the foundering of ships at sea. 3. Arago presented a tube filled with crystals of palladium. 4. Coquebert-Montbret defended the claims of Caillie, the traveller to Timbuctoo, the "Quarterly Review" having suggested that Caillie might not have "penetrated so far as he pretends to have done". 5. De Pongerville elected]
Person: BLUMENBACH   YOUNG   ALDINI   WATSON   HUMBOLDT   CAILLIE, M.   COQUEBERT-MONTBRET, M.   PONGERVILLE, M. de   TOLLENDAL, Marquis de Lally   
Source: Quarterly Review   Athenaeum   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Demonstrations/discussion, 19/04/1830
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Category: Domestic Economy   Public Health   
Topic: [Laurel oil keeps flies off meat]

Issue: 134, 22/05/30 p. 316
Heading: Royal College of Physicians
Category: Medicine   Respiratory System   Public Health   Chemistry   Health   Zoology   Morbid Anatomy   
Topic: [1. Dr. Bird`s paper on acute inflammation of the epiglottis. 2. Caldwell on the chalybeate spring in the Isle of Wight. It contains a high proportion of sulphate of iron]
Person: HAWKINS, Dr.   BIRD, Dr.   CALDWELL, Dr.   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   
Paper[s]
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 332
Heading: National Repository, King`s Mews. [Second Notice]
Category: Industry   Manufactures   Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Fire   Women   Textiles   Wool   Cotton   Printing   
Topic: [The Athenaeum correspondent returns to the exhibition of British manufactures and amongst other things, chooses items to appeal to "our fair readers"]
Person: WELSTEAD   HULMANDEL   ENGELMAN   TOPLIFFE   
Institution: National Repository   
Exhibition
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 334
Heading: Vienna, Para 3
Category: Geography   Austria   Social Sciences   Statistics   Medicine   Public Health   
Topic: [Statistics on population in Vienna, 1801 to 1825]

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Category: Social Sciences   Public Administration   France   Medicine   Public Health   Domestic Animals   
Topic: [Paris dogs to be muzzled and collared]

Issue: 139, 26/06/30 p. 395
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, June 17
Category: Steam Power   Gas Power   Engineering   Astronomy   Public Health   Safety   Ships   
Topic: [1. Brown on the gas engine. 2. Robertson on the Comet of 1822. 3. An account of a new burner for lighthouses]
Person: ROGET, Dr.   BROWN   ROBERTSON   HALL, Capt. Basil   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper[s], 17/06/1830
Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 443
Heading: The Plague
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Plague   Infectious Diseases   Disinfection   
Topic: [Pariset has returned to France from Egypt, where he has been studying the Plague. He has come to the conclusion that the plague is always present in some, if not all, parts of Egypt, but that it could be wiped out and prevented]
Person: PARISET   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: General Cemetery Company, Para 9
Category: Public Health   Burial   Social Anthropology   Trade   Town Planning   Architecture   
Topic: [New plans for dealing with the dead in the city]
Institution: General Cemetery Company   

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Cow-pox, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Public Health   Prevention Of Infection   Inoculation   Smallpox   Experimental Zoology   
Topic: [Rumann of Utrecht on the effects of vaccine inoculation on animals]
Person: RUMANN, Dr. [of Utrecht]   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Heading: Life-buoys, Para 13
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Engineering   Inventions   
Topic: [Proposed new safety device for swimmers: each bather to be linked by a cord to a floating cork ball. The Athenaeum foresees these cords becoming entangled with the cords of other bathers and creating greater danger]
Source: The Times   

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Heading: Longevity, Para 17
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Longevity   Geography   
Topic: [A husbandman in Russia has died aged one hundred and sixty. His relatives are also long-lived]
Source: Le Globe   

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Reviews

Issue: 015, 14/03/28 p. 232
Heading: Public Slaughter Houses
Category: Public Health   
Title: Plan, Sections, and Elevations of an Abattoir of Paris, with considerations for their adoption in London
Author: HAKEWELL, James   
Attribution: Architect

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 518
Heading: Addison on the Malvern Waters, Etc
Category: Medicine   Chemistry   Public Health   Pharmacology   Hydrotherapy   
Title: A Dissertation on the Nature and Properties of the Malvern Water, and an Inquiry into the Causes and Treatment of Scrofulous Diseases and Consumption; together with some Remarks upon the Influence of the Terrestrial Radiation of Caloric upon Local Salubrity
Author: ADDISON, William   
Attribution: Surgeon

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 754-756
Heading: Philosophy of Quackery
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Medical Profession   Professional Ethics   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   
Title: Medical Ethics; or, a Code of Institutes and Precepts, adapted to the Professional Conduct of Physicians and Surgeons. With Additions, illustrative of the Past and Present State of this Profession, and its Collegiate Institutions in Great Britain
Author: ANON   

Issue: 097, 02/09/29 p. 548
Category: Public Health   Hydrotherapy   Pharmacology   
Title: A Practical Treatise on Bathing, Etc; with Observations on Cold, Warm, Shampooing, Vapour, Sulphur, Harrowgate, and other Baths; and an Explanatory Statement of the various Diseases in which Bathing may be beneficially employed
Author: CULVERWELL, R. J.   
Attribution: Member of the London Royal College of Surgeons

Issue: 099, 16/09/29 p. 580
Heading: Medicine No Mystery
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Medical Profession   
Title: Medicine no Mystery; being a Brief Outline of the Principles of Medical Science; designed as an introduction to their general study as a branch of a liberal education
Author: MORRISON, John   
Attribution: M.D. and A.B. Trin. Coll. Dublin

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 278-280
Category: Geography   Turkey   Public Health   Baths   Hydrotherapy   Social Anthropology   Women   
Title: Narrative of a Tour through some parts of the Turkish Empire
Author: FULLER, John   

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