A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance PDF ePub eBook

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A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance free pdf A Cultural History of The Human Body presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. This set of six volumes covers 2800 years of the human body as a physical, social, spiritual and cultural object. Volume 1: A Cultural History of the Human Body in Antiquity (1300 BCE - 500 CE) Edited by Daniel Garrison, Northwestern University. Volume 2: A Cultural History of the Human Body in The Medieval Age (500 - 1500) Edited by Linda Kalof, Michigan State University Volume 3: A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance (1400 - 1650) Edited by Linda Kalof, Michigan State University and William Bynum, University College London. Volume 4: A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Enlightenment (1600 - 1800) Edited by Carole Reeves, Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, University College London. Volume 5: A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Age of Empire (1800 - 1920) Edited by Michael Sappol, National Library of Medicine in Washington, DC, and Stephen P. Rice, Ramapo College of New Jersey. Volume 6: A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Modern Age (1900-21st Century) Edited by Ivan Crozier, University of Edinburgh, and Chiara Beccalossi, University of Queensland. Each volume discusses the same themes in its chapters: 1. Birth and Death 2. Health and Disease 3. Sex

About Linda Kalof

Linda Kalof is Professor of Sociology at Michigan State University and author of Looking at Animals in Human History and editor of A Cultural History of Animals (Berg, 2007). William Bynum is Emeritus Professor of the History of Medicine at University College London and author of many books, including Science and the Practice of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century and History of Medicine: A Very Short Introduction.

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Author : Linda Kalof
Publisher : Berg Publishers
Data Published : 01 March 2012
ISBN : 1847887902
EAN : 9781847887900
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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