Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 September 2011

496 Pages | 302 illustrations


ISBN: 9780195366723

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The Shocking History of Electric Fishes

From Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology

Stanley Finger and Marco Piccolino

  • The text contains over 300 rare images of historic and scientific significance
  • Highly engaging, much of the text reads like a narrative; historical figures are brought to life and the problems they wrestle with are easily appreciated
  • The content cuts across disciplines, relating electric fishes to physiology, medicine, physics, social history, and more
  • The text is richly referenced

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