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Author Böhmer, Maria, 1982- author
Title The man who crucified himself : readings of a medical case in nineteenth-century Europe / by Maria Böhmer
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill/Rodopi, [2019]
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  R484 B676 2019    IN PROCESS    30530001341007
Descript x, 303 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Clio medica: studies in the history of medicine and health, 0045-7183 ; volume 97
Clio medica (Amsterdam, Netherlands) ; 97
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-303)
Introduction -- The man who crucified himself -- The storia della crocifissione as an epistemic genre -- Making the case travel: translation, media, reading -- Professional readings: religion -- Professional readings: madness -- Professional readings: suicide -- Popular readings: moral education through literary -- Epilogue
Subject Medicine -- Europe -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies
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