Category Archives: Non veterinarians

Animal and human substances in the traditional pharmacopoeia in Brittany and elsewhere, end of the XIX th century – beginning of the XX th century

Bernard HEUDE Docteur vétérinaire, Docteur en Histoire 25, avenue de La Mouillière, 45100 Orléans bernard.heude@orange.fr At the end of the XIX th century, a Breton woman (1859-1957) collected and wrote down a thousand therapy recipes. The study of this corpus … Continue reading

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Popular Veterinary Medicine in the Middle Ages : in French Picardy and Artois

par Didier Boussarie, Docteur vétérinaire, Adel. didier.boussarie@wanadoo.fr Reminder of the various influences that shaped the veterinary medicine of the Middle Ages and origin of the worship devoted to the saintly livestock healers and protectors in Picardy, Flanders anr Artois during … Continue reading

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Gelders and expert marshals: the history of little-known professions

by Arnaud Gaschet, Docteur vétérinaire, Adel. arnaudgaschet@hotmail.fr The advent of veterinarians in 1761 created a new social and occupational group involved in animal medicine. Thus veterinarians started competing with gelders and expert marshals who had practiced their art for ages. … Continue reading

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