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The Lady Anatomist: The Life and Work of Anna Morandi Manzolini

Rebecca Messbarger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520810
eISBN:
9780226520841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520841.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Anna Morandi Manzolini (1714–74), a woman artist and scientist, surmounted meager origins and limited formal education to become one of the most acclaimed anatomical sculptors of the Enlightenment. ... More


The Hour of the Dissectors

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0031
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The great empire of Alexander broke apart into four kingdoms after his death in 323 bc. This chapter examines only Alexandria, a center of Greek learning and knowledge. The change in the environment ... More


The Hand of Chopin: Documents and Commentary

Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger

in Chopin and His World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691177755
eISBN:
9781400889006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177755.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents reproductions of four studies of hands that have been attributed to Maurice Sand-Dudevant. If these drawings—or even a single one of them—indeed portray the hand of Chopin, at ... More


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