Book , Print in English

Picturing the book of nature : image, text, and argument in sixteenth-century human anatomy and medical botany

Sachiko Kusukawa.
  • Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2012.
  • xvii, 331 pages : illustrations(some colored) ; 26 cm.
  • Eisenhower M Level Reserves
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Subjects
Contents
  • pt. 1 PRINTING PICTURES
  • 1. Techniques and Craftsmen
  • 2. Publishers' Calculations
  • 3. Copying and Coloring
  • 4. Control
  • pt. 2 PICTURING MEDICINAL PLANTS
  • 5. Accidents and Arguments: Fuchs's De Historia Stirpium
  • 6. Arguments over Pictures: Reactions to Fuchs's De Historia Stirpium
  • 7. Gessner and the Making of the Historia Plantarum
  • 8. Authority of Pictures: Gessner, Mattioli, and Jamnitzer
  • pt. 3 PICTURING HUMAN ANATOMY
  • 9. Vesalius and the Bloodletting Controversy
  • 10. Canon of the Human Body: Vesalius's De Humani Corporis Fabrica
  • 11. Text, Image, Body, and the Book.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780226465296 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0226465292 (cloth : alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2011018307
  • OCLC: 711050907
  • OCLC: 711050907