Living anatomy: structure as the mirror of function

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Melbourne University Press, Apr 1, 2002 - Medical - 435 pages
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This presents a lucid and enticing introduction to the subject of anatomy, broad in scope and deep in insights. It enables the reader to make sense of the architecture of the human body by explaining structure and relating it to function. Because it deals primarily with fundamental principles, its subject matter is unlikely to become dated.

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Contents

Structural Results
89
Posture
293
Peripheral Nerves
309
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Robert Marshall (1901-1939) was a prodigious hiker who took a Master of Forestry degree from Harvard, became Director of Forestry of the Office of Indian Affairs, and was Chief of the Division of Recreation & Lands from 1937 to his premature death in 1939. He is best remembered as a major figure in the early generation of environmental activists (he was a contemporary of Aldo Leopold) and as a cofounder, in 1935, of the Wilderness Society.The Wilderness Society receives all royalties from the sale of this book. Rick Bass is the author of many books including "Caribou Rising: Defending the Porcupine Herd, Gwich'in Culture, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge" (Sierra Club, 2004), and the forthcoming novel "The Diezmo "(2005).

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