in The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science
January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 721 words.
Since antiquity dissection has been performed on animals in two radically different ways: as a private practice of enquiry and
in The Lady Anatomist
December 2010; p ublished online March 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 5596 words.
This chapter addresses Anna Morandi's story, as well as the heyday of the anatomical wax modeler. The center of production of anatomical wax models shifted at the precise moment of...
in Drugs and Theater in Early Modern England
February 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .
Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 8322 words.
This chapter draws together the book’s concerns with the effects of the theater and the vulnerability of the body by examining the poisoned ear and the venomous power of language in Hamlet....
in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .
Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 0 words.
The history of anatomy includes not only professors and the support of their institutions but also medical students. Because medical students were quick to assess a teacher's pedagogy,...
in Wild Man from Borneo
January 2014; p ublished online November 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 6903 words.
This chapter asserts that for four centuries, the West has been fascinated by the orangutan. So similar to humans, yet with so many differences, the red ape has challenged them to think...
in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition
January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 513 words.
Established just months after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Dance Theater of Harlem (DTH) has evolved into one of the world's most respected dance companies and a...
Nabrit, Samuel Milton (1905 - 2003), Biologist, Educational Institution Official, Political Scientist
in African American National Biography
January 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 802 words.
biologist, university administrator, and public policy maker, was born in Macon, Georgia, the son of James Madison Nabrit, a Baptist minister and educator, and Augusta Gertrude West. The...
Case of Gutiérrez Soler v Colombia, Gutiérrez Soler v Colombia, Merits, Reparations and Costs,  IACHR 13, IACHR Series C No 132, IHRL 1516 (IACHR 2005), 12th September 2005, Inter-American Court of Human Rights [IACtHR]
Legal Material. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 37006 words.
Whether Colombia violated Articles 5 (right to humane treatment), 7 (right to personal liberty), 8 (right to a fair trial), and 25 (right to judicial protection), in connection with 1(1)...