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Love and Death

Lawrence J. Friedman and Anke M. Schreiber

in The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love's Prophet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162593
eISBN:
9780231531061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162593.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines Erich Fromm’s views on authority, faith, and love. In 1965, Fromm retired from the National Autonomous University and curtailed his responsibilities in the Mexican ... More


Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet

Janet Gyatso

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164962
eISBN:
9780231538329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164962.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book explores medical thought in Tibet and reveals an otherwise unnoticed intersection of early modern sensibilities and religious values in traditional Tibetan medicine. It looks at how ... More


Professing Anatomy

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520810
eISBN:
9780226520841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520841.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter deals with the characteristic features of Anna Morandi's early anatomical practice with her husband, Giovanni Manzolini. Morandi and Manzolini used a method of wax modeling whereby they ... More


Introduction: Changing the Angle of Vision

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520810
eISBN:
9780226520841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520841.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book modifies the monumental discrepancy between the Anna Morandi of a tenuous, 250-year succession of biographers and the woman revealed in her vibrant, three-dimensional atlas of the human ... More


The Discovery of New Worlds

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/9780520257658.003.0063
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Europe at the time when Vesalius demonstrated the reality of human anatomy with the help of his illustrator, Titian's student Jan Steven van Kalkar, a contemporary of the ... More


Anatomist and Inventor: Marie-Marguerite Biheron and Her Medical Museum (1719–1795)

Nina Rattner Gelbart

in Minerva's French Sisters: Women of Science in Enlightenment France

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300252569
eISBN:
9780300258431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300252569.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter concerns anatomist Marie-Marguerite Biheron, who analyzed the human body, taking it apart in countless dissections to elucidate the hidden internal structures. It examines Biheron's ... More


Microcosm and Macrocosm

Marek Tuszewicki

in A Frog Under the Tongue: Jewish Folk Medicine in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781906764982
eISBN:
9781800853027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764982.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the far-reaching consequences of the persistent conviction in folk culture of the close bonds between the human body (the microcosm) and the world (the macrocosm). This ... More


Renaissance Stage Curtains

Veronica della Dora

in The Mantle of the Earth: Genealogies of a Geographical Metaphor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226741291
eISBN:
9780226741321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226741321.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter shows how the great geographical discoveries, along with the pioneering of linear perspective and of human anatomy in the Renaissance, marked the opening of space at both a macro- and ... More


In and Chun

Joseph Andrew Orser

in The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the life of conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker, more famously known as the “Siamese twins,” in the United States. It first provides a background on the twins' birth and ... More


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