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FT-53232-05
Science and Theater: The Early Modern Cultures of Anatomy
Cynthia Klestinec, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta

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Theaters of Anatomy: Students, Teachers and Traditions of Dissection in Renaissance Venice (Book)
Title: Theaters of Anatomy: Students, Teachers and Traditions of Dissection in Renaissance Venice
Author: Cynthia Klestinec
Abstract: Of enduring historical and contemporary interest, the anatomy theater is where students of the human body learn to isolate structures in decaying remains, scrutinize their parts, and assess their importance. Taking a new look at the history of anatomy, Cynthia Klestinec places public dissections alongside private ones to show how the anatomical theater was both a space of philosophical learning, which contributed to a deeper scientific analysis of the body, and a place where students learned to behave, not with ghoulish curiosity, but rather in a civil manner toward their teachers, their peers, and the corpse.
Year: 2011
Primary URL: https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/content/theaters-anatomy
Access Model: it's a book
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9781421401423
Copy sent to NEH?: No


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