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Anatomy, Embroidery, and the Fabric of Celebrity

Lucia Dacome.

in Malleable Anatomies

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Science and Technology. 18997 words.

Chapter 3 investigates the activities of the artificers Anna Morandi (1714–1774) and Giovanni Manzolini (1701–1755) by tracing the trajectory of their collection of anatomical waxworks. In...

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Artificer and Connoisseur

Lucia Dacome.

in Malleable Anatomies

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Science and Technology. 20675 words.

Chapter 2 follows the making and early viewing of the anatomy room at the Institute of the Sciences. The chapter focuses on the impressive career of Ercole Lelli (1702–1766), the Bolognese...

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Blindfolding the Midwives

Lucia Dacome.

in Malleable Anatomies

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Science and Technology. 16309 words.

Chapter 5 shifts attention from the makers of anatomical models to their users by examining the creation and employment of anatomical models in mid-eighteenth-century midwifery schools. In...

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Copia in the Classroom

Richard Oosterhoff.

in Making Mathematical Culture

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 15092 words.

Mathematics offered a means for navigating the medieval curriculum. This chapter turns to the library of Beatus Rhenanus, which survives intact, including the various volumes he bought and...

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Disease, Ecology, and the Environment in Colonial Mexico

Bradley Skopyk and Elinor G. K. Melville.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Environmental History; History of Science and Technology. 12885 words.

The onset of Spanish imperial rule in Mexico in 1521 had profound consequences well beyond the political and cultural spheres. It also altered Mexico’s environment, reconstituting the...

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Early Modern Afro-Caribbean Healers

Pablo F. Gómez.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; History of Science and Technology. 7001 words.

In the early modern Spanish Caribbean, ritual practitioners of African descent were essential providers of health care for Caribbean people of all origins. Arriving from West and West...

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Epilogue

Lucia Dacome.

in Malleable Anatomies

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Science and Technology. 3233 words.

The Epilogue traces a shift in attitude towards anatomical modelling. In the mid-eighteenth century anatomical models had been praised for their capacity to defy time in the sense that they...

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Epilogue

Richard Oosterhoff.

in Making Mathematical Culture

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 9167 words.

The moment unfolded in this book unravelled in the following decades, partly because its students moved on, partly because Lefèvre took up a controversial role in the French Reformation....

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Injecting Knowledge

Lucia Dacome.

in Malleable Anatomies

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Science and Technology. 21352 words.

Chapter 7 furthers the analysis of the role of anatomical models as cultural currencies capable of transferring value. It does so by expanding the investigation of the early stages of...

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Introduction

Lucia Dacome.

in Malleable Anatomies

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Science and Technology. 12738 words.

Over the course of the eighteenth century, anatomical models were propelled to the forefront of the anatomical world. The Introduction highlights how anatomical models became important...

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