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A history of human anatomy / T.V.N. (Vid) Perdaud, M.D., PH.D., D.Sc., F.R.C.Path. (Lond.), FAAA (Professor, Department of Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine, St. George's University, Grenada, West Indies, Professor Emeritus and Former Head Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science, University of Manitoba, Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry, Winnipeg, Canada), Marios Loukas, M.D., PH.D. (Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomical Sciences, Dean of Research, School of Medicine, St. George's University, Grenada, West Indies), R. Shane Tubbs, M.S. P.A.C., PH.D. (Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A., Professor, Department of Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine, St. George's University, Grenada, West Indies).

Author/Creator:
Persaud, T. V. N., author.
Publication:
Springfield , Illinois , U.S.A. : Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, LTD., [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
pages cm
Edition:
Second edition.
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Subjects:
Human anatomy -- History.
Contents:
Ancient records
Pre Hipocratic era
Hippocratic concepts
Aristotle
Alexandria
Dawn of the Roman Empire
Galen
Early Middle Ages
Mondino de Luzzi
Leonardo da Vinci
European Renaissance and human anatomy
The immediate successors of Vesalius in Padua
From Padua to Leiden
The era of William Harvey
Physicians, surgeons, and anatomists
William Hunter and his legacy
The transcendent greatness of John Hunter
Professionalism and recognition
Ireland and anatomy
Scotland
Robert Knox: honor and tragedy
The anatomical literature
The human body revealed
Body snatchers and the trade in corpses
Legislation of human dissection
Germany
Anatomy in the new world
Fragments from the east
Late 19th century
Anatomy in the Third Reich
The 20th century
Anatomical societies and associations
Modernization of anatomy curricula in medical schools.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Loukas, Marios, author.
Tubbs, R. Shane, author.
Other format:
Online version: Persaud, T. V. N., author. History of human anatomy
ISBN:
9780398081041 (hard)
0398081042 (hard)
9780398081058 (ebook)
0398081050 (ebook)
OCLC:
884630909