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From History To Autobiography: Two Accounts Of The Thirty Years’ War

CHARLOTTE WOODFORD

in Nuns as Historians in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256716
eISBN:
9780191719691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256716.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines the relationship of two seventeenth-century works of historiography to the development of autobiography. A prioress's diary, by Clara Staiger from Marienstein in Eichstätt (r. ... More


“From the brook by the path”: Formation and Transformation in Meeting Muslims

Felix Körner

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Through the stimulation of home-life and schooling, challenging encounters and friendships, and a desire to centre his life on his Christian faith and commitment, the German Jesuit, Körner, was ... More


Naturphilosophie and Physiology

John H. Zammito

in The Gestation of German Biology: Philosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226520797
eISBN:
9780226520827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520827.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Schelling’s Naturphilosophie provided a powerful theoretical support system for the innovations in physiology that established biology as a special science in the early nineteenth century. He clearly ... More


Lead murders

John Emsley

in The Elements of Murder: A History of Poison

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780192805997
eISBN:
9780191916410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192805997.003.0021
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Criminal poisonings with lead compounds are noteworthy because of their rarity. Indeed a person intent on poisoning someone would be unlikely to choose lead because of its uncertainty of action. ... More


An Uncertain Enterprise: Learning to Heal in the Enlightenment

Thomas Neville Bonner

in Becoming a Physician: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062984
eISBN:
9780197560174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062984.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

There was no more turbulent yet creative time in the history of medical study than the latter years of the eighteenth century. During this troubled era, familiar landmarks in medicine were fast ... More


Changing Patterns of Medical Study Before 1800

Thomas Neville Bonner

in Becoming a Physician: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062984
eISBN:
9780197560174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062984.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

For the traditional physician of the eighteenth century, medicine was above all a humane study, mastered largely through books and the careful examination of medicine’s past and leavened now by a ... More


The Clinical Impulse and the National Response, 1780-1830

Thomas Neville Bonner

in Becoming a Physician: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062984
eISBN:
9780197560174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062984.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

As the previous chapters have suggested, striking changes in medical education had occurred by 1800 in nearly every Western country. In particular, the movement toward practical training in medical ... More


Science and Medical Study: Early Nineteenth Century

Thomas Neville Bonner

in Becoming a Physician: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062984
eISBN:
9780197560174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062984.003.0009
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The strong utilitarian impulse to make medical training more practical— the subject of the last chapter—coincided in time with a growing understanding of the human body. Indeed, the remarkable ... More


Johann Etzler and the Mühlhausen Emigration Society (1829–31)

Richard Haw

in Engineering America: The Life and Times of John A. Roebling

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190663902
eISBN:
9780190092870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663902.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Back in Mühlhausen, John became friends with Johann Etzler, who had spent the last seven years in the Americas, where he hoped to establish a communal farming and manufacturing settlement somewhere. ... More


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