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Health and Illness Images of Difference

ISBN-10: 0948462698

ISBN-13: 9780948462696

Edition: 1995

Authors: Sander L. Gilman

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Description:

This timely study demonstrates how images of beauty and ugliness have constructed a visual history that records the artificial boundaries dividing "healthy" bodies from those that are "ill". "Gilman tells an excellent tale."--Jewish Chronicle
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 4/4/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 200
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Acknowledgements
How and Why do Historians of Medicine Use or Ignore Images in Writing their Histories?
Again Madness as a Test Case
The Ugly and the Beautiful
The Phantom of the Opera's Nose
Mark Twain and Hysteria in the Holy Land
The Beautiful Body and AIDS
Towards a Conclusion
References
Photographic Acknowledgements
Index