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Published: 05 January 1995

1672 Pages | 1025 illus.

7-1/8 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195074017

Bookseller Code (05)


Histology of the Nervous System of Man and Vertebrates

Two-Volume Set

S. Ramon y Cajal and S. Ramon y Cajal
Translated from the French by Neely Swanson, Translated from the French by Neely Swanson, Larry Swanson, and Larry Swanson

History of Neuroscience

  • A synthesis of the work of Santiago Ramon y Cajal, founder of modern neuroscience and one of the leading biologists of the 19th century
  • The first to see how neurons interact in the brain, laying the foundation for what came to be known as the neuron doctrine
  • Analyzes systematically all parts of the mammalian nervous system, along with selected parts in all classes of vertebrates
  • Accompanied by over 1,000 original illustrations