The Glorious Revolution and medicine in Britain and the Netherlands

@article{Schaffer1989TheGR,
  title={The Glorious Revolution and medicine in Britain and the Netherlands},
  author={Simon Schaffer},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  year={1989},
  volume={43},
  pages={167 - 190}
}
  • S. Schaffer
  • Published 1 July 1989
  • History
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
During the 17th century, the universities of The Netherlands, and especially that at Leiden, rose to dominate European medical culture. Equipped with an excellent botanical garden and anatomy theatre, established following Italian models in the late 16th century, and with an observatory and chemical laboratory, built in the mid-17th century, Leiden represented the model of the innovative academy. Its clinical course, inaugurated in 1638, was widely seen as a centre of excellence (1). For… 

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