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Author Wagner, Corinna
Title Pathological bodies : medicine and political culture / Corinna Wagner
Imprint Berkeley : Global, Area, and International Archives, University of California Press, [2013]
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  R484 W132 2013    AVAILABLE    30530001183938
 人文社會聯圖  RA418.3.G7 W34 2013    AVAILABLE    30610020442810
Descript xii, 315 p. : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series The Berkeley series in British studies ; 6
Berkeley series in British studies ; 6
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-291) and index
Introduction : constitutions both corporeal and political -- Part I. Revolutionary pathologies. The case of Marie Antoinette : revolutionary politics and the biologically suspect woman -- Monstrous mothers, constitutional Amazons, and the medicalization of the breast -- Part II. Radical pathologies. Murder to dissect : Godwin, Wollstonecraft, and the pathology of indifference -- Hygiene, contamination, and Tom Paine's toenails -- Part III. Royal pathologies. Gout vs. Goût : taste, community, and the monarchy -- Hottentot buttocks, "strange Chinese shapes," and George IV's oriental appetites -- Coda : medicine, politics, and the production of the modern body
Subject Medicine -- Political aspects -- Great Britain
Medicine -- Political aspects -- Europe -- History -- 19th century
Medical policy -- Europe
Political culture -- Europe
Medicine -- Europe -- History -- 19th century
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