Making of Mr Gray s Anatomy 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 years since its first edition It is t

  • Title: Making of Mr Gray's Anatomy
  • Author: Ruth Richardson
  • ISBN: 9780191564642
  • Page: 135
  • Format: ebook
  • 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 mThe 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 an illustrated textbook of anatomy that is still a household name 150 years since its first edition, known for its rigorously scientific text, and masterful illustrations as beautiful as they are detailed The Making of Mr Gray s Anatomy tells the story of the creation of this remarkable book, and the individuals who made it happen Henry Gray, the bright and ambitious physiologist, poised for medical fame and fortune, who was the book s author Carter, the brilliant young illustrator, lacking Gray s social advantages, shy and inclined to religious introspection and the publishers Parkers, father and son, the father eager to employ new technology, the son part of a lively circle of intellectuals It is the story of changing attitudes in the mid 19th century of the social impact of science, the changing status of medicine of poverty and class of craftsmanship and technology And it all unfolds in the atmospheric milieu of Victorian London taking the reader from the smart townhouses of Belgravia, to the dissection room of St George s Hospital, and to the workhouses and mortuaries where we meet the friendless poor who would ultimately be immortalised in Carter s engravings Alongside the story of the making of the book itself, Ruth Richardson reflects on what made Gray s Anatomy such a unique intellectual, artistic, and cultural achievement how it represented a summation of a long half century s blossoming of anatomical knowledge and exploration, and how it appeared just at the right time to become the Doctor s Bible for generations of medics to follow An absorbing study The Scotsman Belongs in every library, private and public Gregory McNamee, Encyclopaedia Britannica Blog Well researched book s one of the highlights worth reading over the festive season Paul O Doherty, Irish Times Ruth Richardson s history is suitably elegant and detailed The Economist

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