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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Martin, Henry Newell

W. Bruce Fye.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology. 1043 words.

Martin, Henry Newell (01 July 1848–27 October 1896), physiologist, was born in Newry, County Down, Ireland. Details about his parentage are unknown except that his father was a...

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Smith, Edward (1819–1874), physiologist and social reformer

Kenneth J. Carpenter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Physiology. 1195 words.

Smith, Edward (1819–1874), physiologist and social reformer, was born at Heanor, Derbyshire, the son of Joseph Smith, a successful hosier, and his wife, Martha. He was a medical student at...

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