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Anatomy and anatomists in early modern Spain

Author: Bjørn Okholm Skaarup
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2015] ©2015
Series: History of medicine in context.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking the Vesalian anatomical revolution as its point of departure, this volume charts the apparent rise and fall of anatomy studies within universities in sixteenth-century Spain, focussing particularly on primary sources from 1550 to 1600. In doing so, it both clarifies the Spanish contribution to the field of anatomy and disentangles the distorted political and historiographical viewpoints emerging from previous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Skaarup, Bjørn Okholm.
Anatomy and anatomists in early modern Spain
(DLC) 2014026174
(OCoLC)883305019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bjørn Okholm Skaarup
ISBN: 9781472448279 1472448278 9781317181415 1317181417 9781472448286 1472448286 9781315566979 1315566974
OCLC Number: 904137953
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Early modern Spanish anatomy and "la polemica de la ciencia española" --
Valencia --
Salamanca --
Valladolid --
Alcalá de Henares --
Barcelona --
Zaragoza --
Beyond the universities : the monastery and hospital of Guadalupe --
Beyond Iberia : anatomy and anatomists in sixteenth-century New Spain --
Images of Spanish Renaissance anatomy.
Series Title: History of medicine in context.
Responsibility: by Bjørn Okholm Skaarup Ashgate.

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Taking the Vesalian anatomical revolution as its point of departure, this volume charts the apparent rise and fall of anatomy studies within universities in sixteenth-century Spain, focussing  Read more...

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