Stanely Finger, The Shocking history of Electric Fishes: From Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology.
Mechanical Theories of Discharge
Before I became distracted I was originally looking in Brazil for a fish that I hoped may tell me something more about the secrets of sympathy, its occult properties and possible shed some light on Plot’s description’s about birth and his referencing to sympathy (which seems to point in the direction of Robert Boyle).
Looks like an interesting title. Birth of suggests it’s a search for something. The rupture between old worlds and new. That framework causes me some difficult reading H.O.S. but see how it goes.