Elegant Anatomy

The Eighteenth-Century Leiden Anatomical Collections

Marieke M. A. Hendriksen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Status: 
€114,00
$145.00
ISBN13: 
9789004262782
E-ISBN: 
9789004262775
Publication Date: 
October 2014
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xi, 249 pp.
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ISSN: 
1872-0684
Volume: 
47

Elizabeth Lane Furdell, University of North Florida

Using unpublished and published sources, this book examines the history of diabetes in Britain from the perspective of healer and sufferer alike, focusing on medieval treatments, Renaissance-era diabetology, and the centuries-long debate among specialists over the site and cure of the disease.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004172500
E-ISBN: 
9789047425977
Publication date: 
December 2008
€127,00
$153.00

Karel Davids, VU University Amsterdam

This book provides a wide-ranging overview of Dutch technological leadership in the early modern Europe, it explains whence this leadership came about and why it ended and it explores to what extent the Dutch case illuminates the evolution of technological leadership in general.
Series: 
Volume: 
7/1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168657
E-ISBN: 
9789047443322
Publication date: 
September 2008
€191,00
$233.00

L.A.H. Hogenhuis

This book charts the life and work of the neurophysiologist G. G. J. Rademaker against the background of flourishing early-20th-century Dutch clinical research, describing the rise and fall of the branch of experimental neurophysiology of which Rademaker was a master.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168367
E-ISBN: 
9789047443254
Publication date: 
November 2008
€127,00
$153.00

Urs B. Leu, Raffael Keller and Sandra Weidmann, Zentralbibliothek Zürich

The present book gives an insight into the intellectual world of the Swiss polymath Conrad Gessner (1516-1565). Besides an extensive introduction it contains inventories of still exstant as well as lost books and mansucripts of his library.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167230
E-ISBN: 
9789047433507
Publication date: 
June 2008
€110,00
$133.00

Anna Marie Roos, Oxford University

Consisting of a series of case studies, this book is devoted to the concept and uses of salt in early modern science, which have played a crucial role in the evolution of matter theory from Aristotelian concepts of the elements to Newtonian chymistry.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004161764
E-ISBN: 
9789047421412
Publication date: 
August 2007
€127,00
$153.00

Petteri Pietikainen

In western countries, paths to modernity created socio-cultural conditions conducive to the dissemination of the language of nerves. This book examines historically the ways in which neurosis became a contagious diagnosis in Sweden, attaining the status of a national malady.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004160750
E-ISBN: 
9789047421245
Publication date: 
July 2007
€127,00
$153.00

Joseph S. Fruton, Yale University

This book is a brief history of the centuries-old fascination with the process of alcoholic fermentation, the debates about its nature, and its elucidation during the early twentieth century.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004152687
Publication date: 
October 2006
€98,00
$118.00

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