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By Marieke M a Hendriksen

In "Elegant Anatomy" Marieke Hendriksen bargains an account of the cloth tradition of the eighteenth-century Leiden anatomical collections, that have no longer been studied intimately sooner than. the writer introduces the radical analytical notion of aesthesis, as those ancient clinical collections could appear unusual, and undeniably have a morbid aesthetic, but are neither curiosities nor artwork. As this publication offers with matters regarding the holding and showing of ancient human is still, it really is hugely proper for fabric tradition and museum experiences, cultural historical past, the heritage of medical collections and the background of drugs alike. not like present literature on historic anatomical collections, this booklet takes the items within the collections as its start line, rather than the folk that created them.

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