William Harvey, the man, the physician, and the scientist. by Kenneth D. Keele

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Published by Nelson in [London] .

Written in English

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  • Harvey, William, -- 1578-1657.,
  • Physiologists -- England -- Biography.

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Includes bibliography.

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GenreBiography.
SeriesBritish men of science
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p.
Number of Pages244
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Open LibraryOL17766210M

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William Harvey is the riveting story of a seventeenth-century man of medicine and the scientific revolution he sparked with his amazing discoveries about blood circulation within the body. Jole Shackelford traces Harvey's life from his early days in Folkstone, England, to his study of medicine in Padua through his rise to court physician to King James I and King Charles I.

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WORK On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals Harvard Classics, Vol. XXXVIII, Part 3. WRITINGS ABOUT HARVEY “Harvey and the Circulation of the Blood” Sections by Rev. William Hunt with bibliography from the Cambridge History of English Literature.

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