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William Harvey : a life in circulation / Thomas Wright.

Author/creator Wright, Thomas (Thomas Edward), 1973-
Other author/creatorWright, Thomas (Thomas Edward), 1973- Circulation.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoOxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Descriptionxxi, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue. A new theory (1636) : 'Blood moves ... in a circle, continuously' -- pt. 1. Raising himself from the ground. A kentish upbringing (1578-1593) : 'Half farmer and half gentleman' ; Cambridge studies I (1593) : 'Making low legs to a nobleman' ; Cambridge studies II (c.1593-1599) : 'Devoting himself assiduously to his studies' ; Essay 1. Galen, Mondino, and Vesa lius : a brief history of anatomy ; Padual studies I (1599-c1600) : 'Fair Pauda, nursery of the arts' ; Essay 2. A dissection of sacred hearts, feeling hearts, and thinking hearts ; Padual studies II (c.1600-1602) : 'The explosion of anatomy' ; Early years in London (c.1602-c.1610) : 'Begin the world' ; Advances (c.1610-c.1625) : 'Good endeavours bring forth much good frute' -- pt. 2. Placing his head among the stars. A public lecture I (Late 1610s) : Nasty (yet recompensed by admirable variety'
Local noteLaupus WC Contract Cataloging
General note"Originally published, in a slightly different format, as Circulation : William Harvey's revolutionary idea, in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, 2012"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2012008754
ISBN9780199931699 (acid-free paper)
ISBN0199931690 (acid-free paper)

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