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anatomical theaters

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

Since antiquity dissection has been performed on animals in two radically different ways: as a private practice of enquiry and as a public spectacle. In his Anatomical Procedures, written...

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anatomical theaters

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

Since antiquity dissection has been performed on animals in two radically different ways: as a private practice of enquiry and as a public spectacle. In his Anatomical Procedures, written...

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anatomical theaters

Andrea Carlino.

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

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Stepanov Notation

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Vladimir Ivanovich Stepanov (1866–1896), a dancer in the Imperial Ballet of the Maryinsky Theater, was the first person to base a movement notation system on an anatomical analysis of...

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<i>Cessio ac Venditio</i>: The Final Years and the End of an Age

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...

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Vulnerable Ears: <i>Hamlet</i> and Poisonous Theater

Tanya Pollard.

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....

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A History of Anatomy Theaters in Sixteenth-Century Padua

Cynthia Klestinec.

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,...

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Faces in the Mirror

Robert Cribb, Helen Gilbert and Helen Tiffin.

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...

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Dance Theater of Harlem

Lisa Clayton Robinson.

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...

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Nabrit, Samuel Milton (1905 - 2003), Biologist, Educational Institution Official, Political Scientist

Vernon J. Williams.

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...

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