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

Sachiko Kusukawa.
  • Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
  • 1 online resource (xvii, 331 pages) : colored illustrations colored map.
Subjects
Local Subjects
Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • Electronic books.
  • Electronic books.
Contents
  • Printing pictures
  • Techniques and craftsmen
  • Publishers' calculations
  • Copying and coloring
  • Control
  • Picturing medicinal plants
  • Accidents and arguments : Fuchs's De historia stirpium
  • Arguments over pictures : reactions to Fuchs's De historia stirpium
  • Gessner and the making of the Historia plantarum
  • The authority of pictures : Gessner, Mattioli, and Jamnitzer
  • Picturing human anatomy
  • Vesalius and the bloodletting controversy
  • The canon of the human body : Vesalius's De humani corporis fabrica
  • Text, image, body, and the book.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-324) and index.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9780226465289 (electronic bk.)
  • 0226465284 (electronic bk.)
  • Alternate version: 9780226465296
Identifying numbers
  • 9786613862747
  • OCLC: 806040068
  • OCLC: 806040068