Anatomies A Cultural History of the Human Body

Combining science, history, and culture, explores every aspect of human anatomy from ancient body art to modern plastic surgery, discussing why some people are left-handed and why some cultures think the soul resides in the liver.

Anatomies  A Cultural History of the Human Body

Anatomies A Cultural History of the Human Body

Combining science, history, and culture, explores every aspect of human anatomy from ancient body art to modern plastic surgery, discussing why some people are left-handed and why some cultures think the soul resides in the liver.

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Anatomies: A Cultural History of the Human Body
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-19 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Combining science, history, and culture, explores every aspect of human anatomy from ancient body art to modern plastic surgery, discussing why some people are left-handed and why some cultures think the soul resides in the liver.
Anatomies
Language: en
Pages: 2
Authors: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Categories: Sculptors
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Slatkine

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Anatomies
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-07 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The Sunday Times Science Book of the Year, Anatomies by Hugh Aldersey-Williams, author of bestseller Periodic Tales, is a splendidly entertaining journey through the art, science, literature and history of the human body. 'Magnificent, inspired. He writes like a latter-day Montaigne. Stimulating scientific hypotheses, bold philosophic theories, illuminating quotations and
Staging Anatomies
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Hillary M. Nunn
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Hillary M. Nunn here traces the connections between the London public's interest in medical dissection and the changing cultural significance of bloodshed on the early Stuart playhouse stage. Considering the playhouses' role within the social world of early modern London, Nunn explores the influence of public dissection upon the presentation
Malleable Anatomies
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Lucia Dacome
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

An account of the practice of anatomical modelling in mid-eighteenth-century Italy, showing how anatomical models became an authoritative source of medical knowledge, but also informed social, cultural, and political developments at the crossroads of medical learning, religious ritual, antiquarian and artistic cultures, and Grand Tour spectacle

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