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Pathological Bodies - a book by Wagner, Corinna

Pathological Bodies

Medicine and Political Culture

Pathological Bodies( )
Author: Wagner, Corinna
Series title:Berkeley Series in British Studies
ISBN:978-1-938169-08-3
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

This book explores the important connections between medicine and political culture that often have been overlooked. In response to the French revolution and British radicalism, political propagandists adopted a scientific vocabulary and medical images for their own purposes. New ideas about anatomy and pathology, sexuality and reproduction, cleanliness and contamination, and diet and drink migrated into politics in often startling ways, and to significant effect. These ideas were...
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Pages:258
Detailed Subjects: Medical / General
Medical / Health Policy
Political Science / General
Medical / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 8.931 x 0.793 Inches
Book Weight:1.122 Pounds

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