Physiology in the American Context 1850–1940

  • Gerald L. Geison

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Toward a History of American Physiology

    1. Gerald L. Geison
      Pages 1-9
  3. Social and Institutional History

  4. Physiology in Relation to Other Fields

  5. Instruments, Materials, and Techniques

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 371-403

About this book


A study of physiology in America, this places the development of American physiology in the cultural context of the period. Divided into three parts, the book covers social and institutional history; physiology in relation to other fields; and instruments, materials and techniques


American biology morphology neurophysiology pathophysiology physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Gerald L. Geison
    • 1
  1. 1.Program in History of SciencePrinceton UniversityUSA

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