Part IV: Dissection Beyond the 19th Century

HISTOY OF HUMAN DISSECTION   |   FreedomProject Media
Published: May 9, 2017


This final lecture concludes by examining the rise of dissection in the modern world. How did the Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution both advance the study of dissection and debase our attitudes about the human body? What forces gave rise to the Victorian grave robbers, the so-called Resurrection Men who robbed new graves in order to sell fresh cadavers to medical schools and teaching colleges?



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Dissection in the Ancient World

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Dissection in the Middle Ages

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Dissection in the Renaissance















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Dissection in the Middle Ages

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