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Author Alberti, Fay Bound, 1971-
Title Matters of the heart : history, medicine, and emotion / Fay Bound Alberti
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RC682 A425 2010    AVAILABLE    30530001033208
 Modern History Library  616.12 A334    AVAILABLE    30550100470051
Descript viii, 228 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction : the heart of the matter -- Humours to hormones : emotion and the heart in history -- Hunter's heart : pathological anatomy and the science of disease -- Knowing the heart : from morbid anatomy to new technologies -- Angina pectoris and the Arnold family -- 'Heart Latham' and nineteenth-century medical practice -- The heart of Harriet Martineau -- Emotions and the brain : rethinking the mind-body relationship -- Conclusion : the matter of the heart
Subject Heart -- Diseases -- Social aspects -- History
Heart -- Anatomy
Heart -- Symbolic aspects
Mind and body
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