Elegant Anatomy

The Eighteenth-Century Leiden Anatomical Collections

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

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

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.
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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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