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

André Goddu, Stonehill College

Drawing on a half century of scholarship, of Polish studies of Copernicus and Cracow University, and of Copernicus's sources, this book offers a comprehensive re-evaluation of Copernicus's achievement, and explains his commitment to the uniform, circular motions of celestial bodies, and his views...
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Volume: 
15/12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004181076
E-ISBN: 
9789004183629
Publication date: 
January 2010
€158,00
$190.00

Louise Hill Curth, University of Winchester

This book is about medical beliefs and practices for animals in early modern England. Although there are numerous texts on the subject of human health, this is the first and only text to focus exclusively on animals during this period.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004179950
E-ISBN: 
9789047444251
Publication date: 
November 2009
€96,00
$115.00

Catherine Eagleton, British Museum and University of Cambridge

Bringing together the surviving material and manuscript evidence, this book looks closely at a fascinating medieval sundial in the form of a ship. It considers who made and used the surviving instruments, as well as studying the scholars who wrote about it.
Series: 
Volume: 
13/11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176652
E-ISBN: 
9789047430094
Publication date: 
January 2010
€121,00
$145.00

José Chabás, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Bernard R. Goldstein, University of Pittsburgh

This book describes and analyses, for the first time, the astronomical tables of Giovanni Bianchini of Ferrara (d. after 1469), explains their context, inserts them into an astronomical tradition that began in Toledo, and addresses their diffusion.
Series: 
Volume: 
12/10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176157
E-ISBN: 
9789047429593
Publication date: 
May 2009
€98,00
$118.00

Edited by Horst Nowacki, TU Berlin and Wolfgang Lefèvre, Freie Universität Berlin and Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

The design, construction and fabrication of complex two- and three-dimensional shapes in civil and naval architecture have always been a particularly demanding part of the art of engineering. This volume presents a comparative knowledge history in these two distinct branches of construction...
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004173453
E-ISBN: 
9789047426912
Publication date: 
June 2009
€127,00
$153.00

Edited by Giorgio Strano, Museo Galileo, Florence, Stephen Johnston, Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford, Mara Miniati, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Florence, and Alison Morrison-Low, National Museums Scotland

These selected studies on sixteenth and eighteenth centuries European collections of scientific instruments, which were part of the princely ‘wunderkammern’, delineate an up-to-date-panorama about the formation of the most important museums of the history of science.
Series: 
Volume: 
10/1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004172708
E-ISBN: 
9789047426172
Publication date: 
January 2009
€127,00
$153.00

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

Edited by Christophe Grellard, École Française de Rome and Centre d'Études Supérieures de la Renaissance (CNRS) and Aurélien Robert, University of Paris 1 -Sorbonne

Drawing a new portrait of late medieval conflicts between atomists and anti-atomists, this book offers a new outlook on the fourteenth century's development of sciences.
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Volume: 
8/9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004172173
E-ISBN: 
9789047425649
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

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