The Anatomical Venus

Author: Joanna Ebenstein
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ISBN: 9780500252185
Size: 42.38 MB
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"A disquieting volume of deftly crafted dissectable wax Venuses and slashed beauties conceived in the 18th and 19th centuries that demonstrated female anatomy in the world's museums and fairgrounds.

Death

Author: Joanna Ebenstein
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ISBN: 9780500519714
Size: 10.43 MB
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The ultimate death compendium, featuring the world's most extraordinary artistic objects concerned with mortality, together with text by expert contributors

The Morbid Anatomy Anthology

Author: Joanna Ebenstein
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ISBN: 9780989394307
Size: 52.12 MB
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Presents a eclectic collection of essays on death and the intersection of anatomy and medicine, including pieces on such topics as post-mortem photography, books bound in human skin, eroticized anatomical wax models, and taxidermied humans.

Anatomies A Cultural History Of The Human Body

Author: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393348849
Size: 46.47 MB
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Combining science, history, and culture, explores every aspect of human anatomy from ancient body art to modern plastic surgery, discussing why some people are left-handed and why some cultures think the soul resides in the liver.

The Lady Anatomist

Author: Rebecca Messbarger
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226520846
Size: 65.22 MB
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The Lady Anatomist tells the story of her arresting life and times, in light of the intertwined histories of science, gender, and art that complicated her rise to fame in the eighteenth century.

Anatomy In Black

Author: Emily Evans
Publisher: Lotus Pub.
ISBN: 9781905367580
Size: 27.41 MB
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This makes this book a perfect companion for those interested in anatomy, regardless of their previous knowledge of the subject matter.

The Sick Rose

Author: Richard Barnett
Publisher: Distributed Art Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781938922404
Size: 80.44 MB
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A visual tour of disease before color photography shares illustrations of afflicted patients from rare medical books as well as historic maps, case notes, and charts.

The Smile Stealers

Author: Richard Barnett
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780500519110
Size: 56.81 MB
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An incisive and startling international review of the evolution of dentistry from the Bronze Age to the present day, presented in a gorgeous package

Anatomy Museum

Author: Elizabeth Hallam
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1780236042
Size: 59.70 MB
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This book investigates anatomy museums in Western settings, revealing how they have operated in the often passionate pursuit of knowledge that inspires both fascination and fear.