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Secrets of the body

Author: Carole ReevesDavid HolmesHelen LindleyTim Pigott-SmithWellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences , 2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Summarizes the evolution of medical knowledge in the Western world with numerous drawings, paintings, diagrams, and clips of historical footage. Highlighted moments in the quest for a more thorough understanding of disease and the human body are augmented by capsule case studies and intriguing information on the effects of both the Scientific Revolution and religion on the field of science"--Container.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Reeves; David Holmes; Helen Lindley; Tim Pigott-Smith; Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 65330200
Credits: Music, David Holmes ; editor, Helen Lindley.
Performer(s): Narrated by Tim Pigott Smith.
Description: 1 videodisc (11 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.; This disc is a DVD-R and may not play on all DVD equipment.
Other Titles: Introduction to the history of Western medicine
Responsibility: Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; produced with an educational grant from the Wellcome Trust ; written and directed by Carole Reeves.

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"Summarizes the evolution of medical knowledge in the Western world with numerous drawings, paintings, diagrams, and clips of historical footage. Highlighted moments in the quest for a more thorough understanding of disease and the human body are augmented by capsule case studies and intriguing information on the effects of both the Scientific Revolution and religion on the field of science"--Container.

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