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New General Biographical Dictionary Volume 3 (Paperback) Loot Price: R921 Discovery Miles 9 210
New General Biographical Dictionary Volume 3 (Paperback): Hugh James Rose
New General Biographical Dictionary Volume 3 (Paperback): Hugh James Rose

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Hugh James Rose

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 Excerpt: ...of not having understood his disease, and the patient had strictly forbidden any examination of his body to be made. The presence, therefore, of a calculus or not, upon which the charge was based, could not be ascertained. From 1783 to 1788 Barthez inserted in Vol. in. 257 the Journal des Savans a series of papers, on the mechanism of the moving powers of man and animals. He gave also to the Academy of Inscriptions and BellcsLettres some papers on the art of sculpture in metals with the hammer, and on some passages in Homer relating to physiology. In 1785 he was, upon the death of Imbert, named chancellor of the university of Montpelier. He was also associated with the members of the academies of sciences of Berlin, of Stockholm, of Gottingen, and of Lausanne; of the Academy of Medicine of Madrid; and during his residence in Paris he was made a free or honorary member of the Royal Academy of Sciences, also of the Academy of Inscriptions and Belles-Lettres, and an ordinary associate of the Royal Society of Medicine. He received two pensions from the society as an associate and as a man of letters, and he was named consulting physician to the king, physician in chief to the dragoons, member of the Council of Health, and, to crown all, he was named a counsellor of state. The vanity which characterised him had led him to seek the latter distinction, the title of which was granted; but he was never permitted to perform any duties attached to such a position. The archbishop of Sens opposed him in this respect, and thereby incurred his animosity. The revolution was now making progress in France, and Barthez declared himself in favour of the separation of the nobility from the clergy and the nation in the assembly of the States General. Upon the re-union of the thr...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Hugh James Rose
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 21mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 402
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-31763-3
Barcode: 9781130317633
Categories: Promotions
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-130-31763-3

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