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The making of Mr. Gray's anatomy

Author: Ruth Richardson, (Historian)
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Making of Mr Gray's Anatomy tells the story of one of the most iconic scientific books ever published: a textbook of anatomy that is still a household name 150 years since its first edition. It is the story of the remarkable and dedicated characters who created it, of poverty, class, and science and society in Victorian London. - ;Gray's Anatomy is probably one of the most iconic scientific books ever published:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Richardson, Ruth.
Making of Mr. Gray's anatomy.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)223877519
Named Person: Henry Gray; Henry Gray; H V Carter; Henry Gray; Henry Gray
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Richardson, (Historian)
ISBN: 9780191564642 0191564648 1281998788 9781281998781 9786611998783 6611998780
OCLC Number: 317503610
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Co-winner of the Medical Journalists Association 'Open Book' award 2009.
Description: 1 online resource (322 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Words: Mr Gray of Belgravia --
Images Dr Carter of Scarborough --
Enterprise: JW Parker & Sons of West Strand --
Idea: person or persons unknown --
Raw material: the friendless poor of London --
Creation: 1856-1857 --
Production: 1857-1858 --
Publication: 1858 and on ... --
Calamity: 1860-1861 --
Futurity: after 1861.
Responsibility: Ruth Richardson.

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The Making of Mr Gray's Anatomy tells the story of one of the most iconic scientific books ever published: a textbook of anatomy that is still a household name 150 years since its first edition. It  Read more...

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Engaging and beautifully illustrated. * Stephanie J. Snow, History Today * Richardson brings just enough fact to bear on her subject to make the book one of those rarities - history that reads like a Read more...

 
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