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Bodies Politic

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In a historical tour de force, Roy Porter takes a critical look at representations of the body in death, disease and health, and at images of the healing arts in Britain from the mid-seventeenth to the twentieth century. Porter's key assumptions are that the human body is the chief signifier and communicator of all manner of meanings - religious, moral, political and medical - and that pre-scientific medicine was an art which depended heavily on ritual, rhetoric and theatre

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Author(s):
Roy Porter
Condition:
Used: good
EAN-13:
9781861890948
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781861890948
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
328
Publisher:
Reaktion

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In a historical tour de force, Roy Porter takes a critical look at representations of the body in death, disease and health, and at images of the healing arts in Britain from the mid-seventeenth to the twentieth century. Porter's key assumptions are that the human body is the chief signifier and communicator of all manner of meanings - religious, moral, political and medical - and that pre-scientific medicine was an art which depended heavily on ritual, rhetoric and theatre

Author(s):
Roy Porter
Condition:
Used: good
EAN-13:
9781861890948
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781861890948
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
328
Publisher:
Reaktion

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