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Centres of medical excellence : medical travel and education in Europe, 1500-1789 / [edited by] Ole Peter Grell, Andrew Cunningham and Jon Arrizabalaga.

  • Grell, Ole Peter.
[2009], ©2009
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Farnham : Ashgate, [2009], ©2009.

Physical description

xiii, 335 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.


Includes index.


The Bartholins, the Platters, and Laurentius Gryllus : the peregrinatio medica in the 16th and 17th centuries / Andrew Cunningham -- Medical education and centres of excellence in eighteenth-century Europe : towards an identification / Laurence Brockliss -- The mobility of medical students from the fifteenth till the eighteenth century : the institutional context / Hilde de Ridder-Symoens -- Spanish medical students' peregrinatio to Italian universities in the Renaissance / Jon Arrizabalaga -- On Portuguese medical students and masters traveling abroad : an overview from the early modern period to the enlightenment / Mário Sérgio Farelo -- Pieter van Foreest and the acquisition and travelling of medical knowledge in the sixteenth century / Catrien Santing -- "Like the bees, who neither suck nor generate their honey from one flower" : the significance of the peregrinatio academica for Danish medical students in the late 16th and early 17th century / Ole P. Grell -- Medical education in Padua : students, faculty, and facilities / Cynthia Klestinec -- Paris : certainly the best place for learning the practical part of anatomy and surgery / Toby Gelfand -- Medical education in eighteenth-century Montpellier / Elizabeth A. Williams -- Herman Boerhaave at Leiden : Communis Europae praeceptor / Rina Knoeff -- Science, practice, and reputation : the university of Göttingen and its medical faculty in the 18th century / Hubert Steinke -- The importance of being Edinburgh : the rise and fall of the Edinburgh medical school in the 18th century / Helen Dingwall.


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