Introduction - French and Italian Medicine in Historical and Historiographical Context

Luc Berlivet, Mauro Capocci

Abstract


The shadow of Galileo Galilei looms large over the essays collected in this special issue on the history of medical and public health research in Italy and France in the Twentieth Century. Not that the Tuscan astronomer and mathematician ever claimed any insight into the transformations of modern medicine and the rise of biomedicine. Rather was his name borrowed [...]

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