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Author Regal, Wolfgang, 1948-
Title Medizin im historischen Wien. English
Vienna : a doctor's guide : 15 walking tours through Vienna's medical history / Wolfgang Regal, Michael Nanut.
Imprint Wien ; New York : Springer, 2007.

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Author Regal, Wolfgang, 1948-
Subject Medicine -- Austria -- Vienna -- History.
History of Medicine.
Vienna (Austria) -- Guidebooks.
Alt Name Nanut, Michael, 1960-
Description 1 online resource (x, 189 pages) : color illustrations
Summary "The streets of Vienna are paved with history of medicine," the famous Viennese writer and journalist Karl Kraus could have said. In fact, an attentive visitor cana (TM)t move through the city without being reminded by all the street names, historical buildings, monuments or memorial stones that Vienna has been a capital of medicine where students and doctors from all over the world came to learn. This city guide is meant for all the visitors of this fascinating city, who are interested in the history of medicine. 15 walks through the city show the reader the traces of the old medica.
Contents From the old university to Stephansplatz -- From Stephansplatz through the inner city -- Around the Ring -- Through the Old General Hospital -- The New General Hospital and the "New Clinics" -- The White City and Lemoniberg -- Billroth House, Society of Physicians 9th District, 8 Frankgasse -- Der Wiener Zentralfriedhof /Vienna Central Cemetery 11th District, 234 Simmeringer Hauptstrasse Open throughout the year -- Pharmacy in bloom. Botanical Gardens of the University of Vienna -- Art Collections of the Belvedere -- Schonbrunn -- Monument to a dream -- The muscle man and the wax Venus -- No. 19 Berggasse A visit to the archaeologist of the soul. Where the most famous couch in the world does not -- unfortunately -- stand -- The Narrenturm -- unique in both medical and architectural terms -- Museum Tour.
Note "Translation into English, Roderick O'Donovan"--Title page verso.
Print version record.
ISBN 9783211489499 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
3211489495 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
3211489525 (ebook)
9783211489529 (ebook)
OCLC # 191033964
Additional Format Print version: Regal, Wolfgang, 1948- Medizin im historischen Wien. English. Vienna. Wien ; New York : Springer, 2007 9783211489499 3211489495 (DLC) 2007280386 (OCoLC)85898519

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