- Series: Studies in Ancient Medicine (Book 26)
- Hardcover: 328 pages
- Publisher: Brill; 1 edition (January 16, 2003)
- Language: Multilingual
- ISBN-10: 9004125124
- ISBN-13: 978-9004125124
- Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 1.1 x 9.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,207,769 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'"[Rocca] provides not only a meticulous analysis of Galen's anatomical and physiological writings, but a steady attention to their wider cultural context and to Galen's particular strategies of self-promotion."' Rebecca flemming, "Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences," 2005.
'[Rocca] provides not only a meticulous analysis of Galen's anatomical and physiological writings, but a steady attention to their wider cultural context and to Galen's particular strategies of self-promotion.' Rebecca flemming, Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 2005.
About the Author
Julius Rocca, Ph.D. (1995) in Philosophy, University of Sydney, is a former Wellcome Trust Fellow in the History of Medicine, University of Cambridge. He is currently a Research Fellow in the History of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm.
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