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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Aug. 5, 2020 by Karla Nielsen
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Most researchers using our literary collections at The Huntington are writing biographies or academic articles. But we also work with publishers and artists ...
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When you walk among the living plant collections at The Huntington, especially in the Desert Garden, you may notice that many of the plants have spines ...

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