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Author Virchow, Rudolf, 1821-1902.

Title Virchow's eulogies : Rudolf Virchow in tribute to his fellow scientists / Brian L.D. Coghlan, Leon P. Bignold
Published Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 318 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents Introduction -- Johannes Müller, Physiologist (1801-1858): a Eulogy: delivered in the Hall of the University of Berlin / by Professor Rudolph Virchow -- Memorial speech for Johann Lucas Schönlein (1793-1864): given in the Great Hall of the University of Berlin on the 23rd January 1865 -- the first anniversary of his death -- Memorial address for Carl Mayer (1795-1864): given on the 25th June 1868 / by Rudolph Virchow -- Morgagni and the anatomical concept / by Rudolph Virchow -- Other tributes: Benno Ernst Heinrich Reinhardt (1819-1852) ; Otto Carl Hermann Beckmann (1832-1860) ; Siegfried Reimer (1815-1860) ; Carl Pagenstecher (1824-1865) ; Ludwig Traube (1818-1876) ; In Memory of Nicholas Friedreich (1825-1882) ; Theodor Schwann (1810-1882) ; Friedrich Heinrich Roloff (1830-1885) ; Richard von Volkmann (1830-1889) ; Hermann von Helmholtz (1821-1894) ; Emil du Bois-Reymond (1818-1896) ; August Hirsch (1817-1894) ; In Memory of Felix Hoppe-Seyler (1825-1895) ; A Memoir of Ernst Heinrich Reimer (1833-1897) ; Obituary for Ernst Julius Gurlt (1825-1899) -- Appendix 1. Virchow's last year. The celebration of Rudolph Virchow's 80th Birthday: a personal impression / by Sir Felix Semon ; Pages in thanks for my friends / by Rudolph Virchow ; Some personal reminiscences / by Sir Felix Semon ; Obituary (The Lancet, September 1902) ; Obituary (The British Medical Journal, September 1902) ; Virchow as Pathologist (The Lancet, September 1902)
Summary Rudolph Virchow (1821-1902) was a leading figure in the medical, political and intellectual life of Germany in the second half of the nineteenth century. He became the most famous pathologist of his time, especially through his book "Cellular Pathology"--Which discussed pathology in terms of the functioning of the cells in the anatomic lesions of diseases. Virchow's writings were voluminous: he wrote many books and more than 2,000 articles on medicine and anthropology alone. Despite, or perhaps because of, the volume of his writings, only a small proportion is available in English translation. Furthermore, in the translated material there has been little revealed of the man himself and his relations to others. This book is a compilation of Virchow's memorial addresses concerning other scientists of his time and related topics. To make the material easily comprehensible to the general reader, there is an introductory section to the man and his times. In addition, there are copious editors' notes to explain those events mentioned in the text which Virchow himself does not fully illuminate. This book gives a fascinating multi-dimensional view of scientists and their lives in nineteenth century Germany
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-308) and index
Subject Eulogies -- Germany.
Scientists -- Germany -- Biography.
Genre/Form Eulogy.
Form Electronic book
Author Bignold, Leon P., 1947-
Coghlan, Brian L. D.
LC no. 2008927813
ISBN 376438879X (alk. paper)
3764388803 (e-ISBN)
9783764388799 (alk. paper)
9783764388805 (e-ISBN)