The Anatomical Renaissance

Pub Date : 2016-12-05 | Author : Andrew Cunningham | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781351894975
ISBN 13 : 1351894978

The central proposition of this book is that the great anatomists of the Renaissance, from Vesalius to Fabricius and Harvey - the forebears of modern scientific biology and medicin..

Books Of The Body

Pub Date : 1999-12-15 | Author : Andrea Carlino | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226092879
ISBN 13 : 9780226092874

We usually see the Renaissance as a marked departure from older traditions, but Renaissance scholars often continued to cling to the teachings of the past. For instance, despite th..

Scholarly Knowledge

Pub Date : 2008-01-01 | Author : Emidio Campi | Publisher : Librairie Droz

ISBN 10 : 2600011862
ISBN 13 : 9782600011860

Any attempt to understand the roles that textbooks played for early modern teachers and pupils must begin with the sobering realization that the field includes many books that the ..

The Medical Renaissance Of The Sixteenth Century

Pub Date : 1985-03-07 | Author : A. Wear | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521301122
ISBN 13 : 9780521301121

This book examines the relationship of medicine to those intellectual and social changes which historians call the Renaissance. The contributors describe how the whole range of med..

Contesting The Renaissance

Pub Date : 2010-08-24 | Author : William Caferro | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 1444391321
ISBN 13 : 9781444391329

In this book, William Caferro asks if the Renaissance was really a period of progress, reason, the emergence of the individual, and the beginning of modernity. An influential inves..

Art And Anatomy In Renaissance Italy

Pub Date : 2012-01-01 | Author : Domenico Laurenza | Publisher : Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN 10 : 9781588394569
ISBN 13 : 1588394565

Known as the "century of anatomy," the 16th century in Italy saw an explosion of studies and treatises on the discipline. Medical science advanced at an unprecedented rate, and phy..

The Anatomy Of Fashion

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Susan Vincent | Publisher : Berg Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781845207649
ISBN 13 : 1845207645

Taking different body parts in turn, this book invites us to view ourselves as we have been in the past. Arguing that analysis needs to aspire to the proliferation and playfulness ..