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Natural history collections and the book: Hans Sloane's A Voyage to Jamaica (1707-1725) and his Jamaican plants The Jamaican herbarium assembled by Sir Hans Sloane (1660–1753) in 1687 formed a recorded part of his extensive museum collection from the 1730s until its purchase by the British state in 1753. The detailed examination of ...
Accountability, Autobiography and Belonging: the Working Journal of a Sixteenth-Century Diplomatic Physician between Venice and Damascus Damascus, 29 August 1542. Cornelio Bianchi, physician to the Venetian Consul, returns to his lodgings in his nation’s fondaco after attending a local court hearing. Once there, he fetches his journal and summarizes the ...
(Routledge, 2016-08-05)The transmission of sexually transmitted infections among homosexually active men would not regularly command headlines in England and North America until the emergence of the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) ...