November 06, 2018
Excerpt from the concluding chapter at Elegant Anatomy, Marieke M. A. Hendriksen
By using aesthesis as an analytical category and the materiality of anatomical preparations to understand the epistemic culture of which the eighteenth century Leiden anatomical collections are the result, I have put the actual objects that constitute these collections centre-stage without losing sight of the actors, work and social structures from which they emerged, thus transcending traditional historiographical categories.
Source: Elegant Anatomy, The Eighteenth-Century Leiden Anatomical Collections. Marieke M. A. Hendriksen (2015)
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