An information-packed reference on the human body combines more than four hundred illustrations with articles reflecting a cultural, religious, artistic, historical, and mythological perspective, and more than 1,200 alphabetical entries on human physiology, growth and development, systems and how they work, and more.
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9780198524038 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 7, 2002, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: Provides information on how the human body works, grows, develops, and ages from various perspectives; and explains the structure, processes, and diseases of the major parts of the body.
Product Description: How do you paint a picture of infinity? How do you dance about death? How do you draw a diagram explaining entropy? Images and Understanding explores the human problem of moving facts and ideas from one mind to another - the problems of how we see and communicate using images expressed in pictures, diagrams, words, music and dance...read more
9780521215596 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1977, cover price $54.50 | also contains A Primary Source Investigation of the Salem Witch Trials | About this edition: Reviews in non-technical terms current knowledge about the human brain and includes discussions of the philosophical questions of human consciousness and the evolution of thinking about body and mind