Anatomy for All: Medical Knowledge on the Fairground in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna

  title={Anatomy for All: Medical Knowledge on the Fairground in Fin-de-Si{\`e}cle Vienna},
  author={Alys X. George},
  journal={Central European History},
  pages={535 - 562}
Abstract Recent scholarship on the history of science and medicine has begun to consider the diversity of sites, markets, and audiences for scientific knowledge. This article investigates a single publicly accessible location: Vienna's Prater park. At a time when the Second Vienna Medical School led the world in anatomy and pathology, two case studies demonstrate how knowledge about human anatomy entered the fin-de-siècle Viennese public sphere in a noninstitutional setting. Josef Hyrtl, an… Expand
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