Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Entre el centre i la perifèria científica: Santiago Ramón y Cajal i el catalanisme mèdic

Àlvar Martínez Vidal

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A lecture originally, this article explores how some representatives of the
medical catalanism approached to the figure of Nobel Prize Santiago Ramón y Cajal
(1852-1934). As the symbol of Spanish science at the time, he powerfully influenced
the Catalan scientific milieu provoking profound feelings of admiration and
also wishes of emulation. The main sources of this article are obituaries and other
commemorative discourses and papers issued in Barcelona after Cajals death.

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