Antiquarian, physician & Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London and an author. Antiquarian interests include Hindu Art & Sculpture, Buddhist artifacts, rare and ancient coins and Roman antiquities. Interest in history include science, medicine and Sri Lanka.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
A Dictionary of the history of Medicine by Dr Sebastian has nearly everything that you wanted to know. A straight-laced book with no nonsense. It is likely destined to become a valuable reference work in medical library collections.
Journal of Royal Society of Medicine, London (RSM)
The task of reviewing a book such as this is real treat… so varied in its contents and so eclectic in its coverage……almost every entry is a mini-history of few sentences. For this alone it is invaluable. Dr Sebastian is to be warmly congratulated on his achievement.
Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, University of Western Ontario, Canada
This new dictionary by Dr Sebastian is one of the best ………This is a extraordinary tour de force by a single individual. Admirable in the effort shows in the result.
Journal of the American Psychiatric Association, USA
This book also allows one to open any page and read fascinating details. It is a resource that should be owned by those who are interested in the history of medicine, and one that others should know about.