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作者 Gilman, Sander L., author
書名 Stand up straight! : a history of posture / Sander L. Gilman
出版項 London, UK : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2018
國際標準書號 9781780239248
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  GN231 .G55 2018    在架上    30610020572293
說明 429 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-408) and index
"Our bodies change over time; posture is ambiguous in a number of cultural and disciplinary realms. Your posture can denote you as healthy or ill, elegant or slovenly, beautiful or ugly. Gilman examines the history and sociology of posture: how society views who we are and what we are able to do by how our bodies appear"-- Adapted from jacket and preface
Introduction: Posture beyond the workplace -- Posture in the world of movement -- Postures of the mind: theology and philosophy explain human posture -- Chest out! Posture's military meanings -- Medicine as therapy for an unhealthy posture -- Dance and the social taming of posture -- Education shapes a healthy and beautiful posture -- Anthropology remakes posture: Lamarck, Darwin and beyond -- 'Natural posture': posture and race -- 'Political posturing': posture defines the good citizen -- Contemporary posture and disability studies -- Conclusion: Maps of moral posture
主題 Posture -- History
Posture -- Social aspects
Human body -- Social aspects
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