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Title The book of touch / edited by Constance Classen
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2005
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  GN279.T68 B724 2005    AVAILABLE    30530000804187
 Ethnology Library  GN279.T68 B66 2005    AVAILABLE    30520020640620
Descript xii, 461 p. ; 24 cm
Series Sensory formations series
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Fingerprints : writing about touch / Constance Classen -- Contact / Constance Classen -- Handshakes -- Tactile communication / Ruth Finnegan -- The social kiss -- Skinscapes : embodiment, culture and environment / David Howes -- Touch in the classroom -- Handling children : to touch or not to touch? / Anthony Synnott -- The quiet flow of touch -- The American touch : tactile imagery in American religion and politics / David Chidester -- Pleasure / Constance Classen -- I want to hold your hand -- The pleasures of touch / Yi Fu Tuan -- Thermal delight -- Homely pleasures : the pursuit of comfort in the eighteenth century / John E. Crowley -- Scratching where it itches -- Bourgeois love : Mabel Loomis Todd / Peter Gay -- The caress -- Desiring touch in Sartre and Beauvoir / Penelope Deutscher -- The touch of God -- Pain / Constance Classen -- Speaking of pain -- The language of pain in India / Judy Pugh -- Headaches -- The tortures of the Inquisition and the invention of modern guilt / Ariel Glucklich -- Stoicism -- Primate experiments : Harry Harlow and the technology of love / Donna Haraway -- The pangs of rejection -- Sex, pain and the Marquis de Sade / David B. Morris -- Male bonding / Constance Classen -- "Threads of manly friendship" -- The men's house : touching and wrestling among / Mehinaku men / Thomas Gregor -- Handymen -- The imperial touch : schooling male bodies in colonial India, part I / C.E. Tyndale-Biscoe -- The imperial touch : schooling male bodies in colonial India, part II / Satadru Sen -- School of hard knocks -- Sexuality and the drill : the body reconstructed in the military academy / Klaus Theweleit -- Warrior love -- The dying kiss : intimacy and gender in the trenches of the first work war / Santanu Das -- A hard man is good to find -- Women's touch / Constance Classen -- Women's work -- Saarak's crisis : childbirth and weaning in an inuit community / Jean Briggs -- Binding women in China -- Nu Shu : female writing in China / Wang Ping
Feminine tactics : crafting an alternative esthetics in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Constance Classen -- Throwing like a girl -- Seamstress and marketwoman : working women in early twentieth-century Paris / Madeleine Henrey -- The mosaic makers / Karli Whitmore -- Warrior women -- Control / Constance Classen -- When can a man touch a woman? -- On medieval manners / Norbert Elias -- Don't touch the art -- Touch in the museum / Constance Classen -- Hands off -- Spouse beating -- Bourgeois perception : the gaze and the contaminating touch / Peter Stallybrass and Allon White -- Untouchable -- In a victorian prison : privations of the flesh / Philip Priestley -- Security crises -- Uncommon touch / Constance Classen -- Fire in the mind -- Phantom touch in "The case of George Dedlow" / S. Weir Mitchell -- Still life -- Autism and "The squeeze machine" / Temple Grandin -- Pure touch -- Rainfall and the blind body / John Hull -- Balancing acts -- Tactilism / F.T. Marinetti -- What's going on in there? -- Visual perception / Drew Leder -- Nightmare touch -- Tactile therapies / Constance Classen -- Dr. Touch -- Magical healing : the king's touch / Keith Thomas -- Sweat baths -- Ayurvedic medicine and the history of massage / S.V. Govindan -- Breathing spaces : Qigong and healing / Nancy N. Chen -- The healing paw -- A touch of danger : the bedside manners of the eighteenth-century physician / Roy Porter -- Domesticating madwomen -- The golden age of electrotherapy / Caroline Thomas de la Peña -- The immune system -- Touch and technology / Constance Classen -- The mechanized body -- Polishing your heart : artisans and machines in Japan / Dorinne Kondo -- Modernist fictions of speed / Sara Danius -- Nerve endings -- Grasping the image : how photographs are handled / Elizabeth Edwards -- "Make it snuggle in the palm" : the commodification of touch / Roy Sheldon and Egmont Arens -- The body retouched -- Digital touch / Mark Paterson -- Weaving a new world -- Spacemaking : experiences of a virtual body / Susan Kozel -- Virtual touch
Subject Touch
Alt Author Classen, Constance, 1957-
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