Category Archives: Species

Is Tuberculosis similar in one medical field and the other? The trajectory of the BCG vaccine in France, 1900-1954.

This article presents the trajectory of the BCG vaccine, used against bovine and human tuberculosis, in France, from the beginning of the 20 th century to the end of the 1950’s. It reveals how Camille Guerin, one of the vaccine … Continue reading

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The Old Regime justice system, an unexpected source of education about ovine epidemic diseases. What lessons can be drawn from it in the region of haute Provence, circa 1660-1789?

Éric FABREMaître de conférences à l’IUT d’Aix-Marseille Université site de Digne-les-Bains, Docteur en biologie-écologie. Habilité à diriger des recherches en Histoire moderne et contemporaine eric.fabre@univ-amu.fr Priority must be given to manuscript sources when studying infectious animal diseases in haute Provence … Continue reading

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A new manuscript by Bourgelat. The compelling ascent of a horseman

Bernard CLERC Professeur honoraire des Écoles nationales vétérinaires 46 rue du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94700 Maisons-Alfort berclerc@yahoo.fr A new manuscript found recently is the object of this publication. It contains writings of Bourgelat on horsemanship. Examination proves it’s … Continue reading

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Bourgelat, an equestrian writer

François VALLAT Docteur vétérinaire, Docteur en Histoire 10 rue Jean Pigeon, 94220 Charenton-le-Pont francoisvallat@hotmail.com Before the creation of veterinary colleges, young Claude Bourgelat heads the Academy of horse riding in Lyon since 1740, whereas François Robichon de La Guerinière, already … Continue reading

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When rabies stroke in the south of Toulouse area before the French Revolution

Jean-Luc LAFFONT Maître de conférences en Histoire moderne Centre de Recherches sur les Sociétés et Environnements Méditerranéens (CRESEM), EA 2984 Université de Perpignan-Via Domitia, Département d’Histoire, Faculté des LSH 52, avenue Paul Alduy, 66860 Perpignan cedex jean-l.laffont@wanadoo.fr A new current … Continue reading

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About the rinderpest in Oise during the war 1870-1871

Olivier BERGER, with Jean-Pierre BESSE (†) Historien diplômé de Paris-Sorbonne 28 Résidence La Vallée 91120 Palaiseau olivierberger@laposte.net The epizootic plague that affected France with the Prussian invasion in 1870 is studied in the Oise county. A first chart counts the … Continue reading

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History of the Dog in Animation

David GUILLIER Dr vétérinaire, interne animaux de compagnie à l’École Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort 7 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 94700 Maisons-Alfort david.guillier@vet-alfort.fr While the horse stood out as the choice model for illustrations in the 19th-century optical toys, small mammals, … Continue reading

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The equine mange epizootic during World War One: prevention and therapeutic failure

Claude MILHAUD Docteur Vétérinaire, Vétérinaire Général Inspecteur (2S) Membre émérite de l’Académie Vétérinaire de France 18 avenue Jean Jaurès 92140 Clamart clmilhaud@orange.fr Mange officially appears among the French army’s equine population in December 1914 in the wake of mobile warfare. … Continue reading

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A paradoxical veterinary teacher, the Norman André de Chaumontel (1752-1814)

François VALLAT Docteur Vétérinaire, Docteur en Histoire 10 rue Jean Pigeon, 94220 Charenton-le-Pont francoisvallat@hotmail.com André de Chaumontel, NCO in the French King’s Household Cavalry, was first a student at Alfort Veterinary School and later a teacher – on his return … Continue reading

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The sheep of Bas-Berry and liver fluke disease from the end of the 18th to the middle of the 20th century

Nicolas BARON Professeur agrégé d’Histoire-Géographie au Lycée Curie (Châteauroux), 23, rue Berlioz 36000 Châteauroux nicolazig@gmail.com Adopting the “animal point of view” conceptualized by Eric Baratay, this article attempts to reconstruct the lives of sheep from Indre faced with liver fluke … Continue reading

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