Author Archives: Christophe Degueurce

Historical preview of the military veterinarian’s uniform evolution (1769 – 1914), 2 nd part

Emmanuel DUMAS* Olivier CABRE** *Vétérinaire en chef, Direction centrale du service de santé des armées – Bureau « activités vétérinaires », 60 Boulevard du général Martial Valin – CS 21 623 – 75509 PARIS Cedex 15 emmanuel.dumas@sfr.fr ** Vétérinaire en … Continue reading

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The Military Laboratory of Veterinary Research, from its creation in 1919 until the armistice in 1940

Thierry BORREL*Emmanuel DUMAS** *Professeur agrégé de Biochimie Génie-Biologique, docteur en Histoire des Sciences, Université de Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, IUT Campus de la Doua, département Génie Biologique, 72-74 Bd Niels Bohr, et laboratoire S2HEP, La Pagode, 38 Bd … Continue reading

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The beginnings of a Breton veterinarian: paucity of the therapeutic arsenal in 1923

François VALLAT Docteur vétérinaire, Docteur en Histoire, 10 rue Jean Pigeon, 94220 Charenton-le-Pont, francoisvallat@hotmail.com The bareness of his case-log in the year 1923 grants a valuable insight into the amount and type of work François UGUEN (1894-1990, graduated Lyon 1922) … Continue reading

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The Kirmaier affair, or The Jewish veterinarian and the peasants

Nathalie ROUSSARIE Docteur en Histoire contemporaine, Paris I7, allée Bernadotte 92330 Sceauxnathalie.roussarie@gmail.com The story of a Jewish Romanian veterinarian, denounced by his colleagues and backed by the county farmers, the local and regional administrative authorities, as well as the farmers … Continue reading

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The case of rabies in Monsieur Chéri-Montigny and his dog

Nicolas BARONProfesseur agrégé d’Histoire-Géographie à Carhaix-Plouguer (Bretagne)4 Kerroz, 29520 Châteauneuf-du-Faounicolaszig@gmail.com In 1878, the death of a young playwright, Chéri-Montigny, after being bitten by a rabid dog, creates a tremendous turmoil in Paris and nationwide. Indeed, an outbreak of rabies is … Continue reading

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Jean-Paul Marat the veterinarian: the story of a legend

Hugues PLAIDEUXDocteur vétérinaire, 220 rue Saint-Martin, Urville-Nacqueville, 50460 La Hague hugues.plaideux@free.fr Jean-Paul Marat (1743-1793), an authentic medical doctor, was alleged many times to have practiced the veterinary art as well. It is hereby proposed to summarize a research on the … Continue reading

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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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Creation of the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE)

Bernard TOMA Directeur honoraire de l’École nationale vétérinaire d’Alfort 7 avenue du Général-de-Gaulle, 94700 Maisons-Alfort bernard.toma@vet-alfort.fr The foundation meeting of the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE) took place on May 27 1988, at the initiative of the … 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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