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作者 Mounsey, Chris, 1959- author
書名 Sight correction : vision and blindness in eighteenth-century Britain / Chris Mounsey
出版項 Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, [2019]
國際標準書號 9780813943312
9780813943329
book jacket
07-22-2020 已為 傅斯年圖書館 訂購 1 本.
說明 vii, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
系列 Peculiar bodies : stories and histories
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Philosophy, sight, and blindness -- Blindness Is not a "disability" : before compulsory able-bodiedness -- Text as theory : understanding sight and blindness in the eighteenth century -- Unofficial eye care : William Read and Mary Cater -- Official eye care : William Cheselden and Peter Kennedy -- A profession of couching : John "Chevalier" Taylor -- Free and accessible eye care for all : John Taylor, oculist of Hatton Garden -- Thomas Gills of St. Edmunds-Bury and the itinerant giver -- John Maxwell : the beauty of gardens -- Priscilla Pointon gets married
"This book is both an empirical study of the mechanics, economics, and personal accounts of eye surgery and an exploration of the lives of historical people who were affected by vision and its failure, from eye-care specialists to blind writers who could not be cured"-- Provided by publisher
鏈接 Online version: Mounsey, Chris, 1959- Sight correction. Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2019 9780813943336 (DLC) 2019041415
主題 Ophthalmology -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Vision disorders -- Treatment -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Ophthalmologists -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Blind -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
People with visual disabilities -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Vision -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- 18th century
Blindness -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- 18th century
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