Author Archives: Mary E. Fissell

Mary E. Fissell is professor in the Department of the History of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University, with appointments in the history of science and the history departments. Her most recent book, Vernacular Bodies: The Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern England, is available from Oxford University Press.

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Posted on Nov. 7, 2018 by Mary E. Fissell
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When we analyze an early-modern medical book nowadays, we often read it on Early English Books Online (EEBO), Google Books, or a similar platform. While such digitization has opened up all kinds of scholarly...

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Jan. 22, 2020 by Richard E. Bennett
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On Jan. 24 and 25 in Rothenberg Hall, The Huntington is hosting a conference on Mormon history that commemorates the 200th anniversary of the First Vision experience ...
Jan. 15, 2020 by Carribean Fragoza
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The new visual and written works in "Beside the Edge of the World" guide us boldly beyond the limits of the world documented in archives ...
Jan. 7, 2020 by Joel A. Klein
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Isaac Newton (1643–1727) is generally regarded as one of the most significant individuals in the history of science ...

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