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Michelangelo profiles the wonderful world of this extraordinary artist and his paintings, his inspiration and what we can learn from his art today. Insightful text and original colour paintings provides explanation and analysis of Michelangelo's most famous pictures, aiding a thorough understanding of how the society and art of the time influenced his work.
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Each title in the series is a wonderful visual journey, beautifully designed with up to 100 colour paintings, illustrations and photographs. These books provide a detailed overview of each subject - written to both entertain and inform. Filled with eyewitness accounts, timelines, and fun facts. Ideal for project work, or just a great read.About the Author:
David Spence, MD
Trained in Neurology with Dr. Barnett before going on to complete training in Internal Medicine, and then a fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology at San Francisco. Has focused on stroke prevention throughout his career. Professor of Neurology and Clinical Pharmacology at the Robarts Research Institute, London, Canada. Ran a hypertension clinic for 20 years; for the past 15 years has run a busy stroke prevention clinic. Pioneered ultrasound measurement of carotid plaque for patient management, genetic research and evaluation of new therapies. Published in 2006 a book for the public; How to prevent your stroke. Wife and first son are family physicians; has done a lot of continuing medical education to family physicians around the world. Selected by the World Congress of Neurology in 2009 to teach the course on stroke prevention. Henry JM Barnett, MD
A giant in stroke prevention: first to show that Aspirin reduced the risk of stroke; led the study that showed that carotid endarterectomy reduced the risk of stroke in patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis, and the study that showed that extra-cranial to intracranial bypass was not effective. Founding chair of the department of Clinical Neurological Sciences at the University of Western Ontario, in which Neurology and Neurosurgery joined to form a department separate from Medicine and Surgery. This model, which he pioneered with his neurosurgical colleague Charlie Drake, has been copied successfully the world over. Former editor of the journal Stroke, and internationally recognized as the father of stroke prevention.
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