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Health and Disease

A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

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... “Moral Treatment at the Retreat, 1796–1846,” in The Anatomy of Madness: Essays in the History of Psychiatry, vol. 2, ed. W. Bynum, R. Porter, and Michael Shepherd (London: Tavistock, 1985), 52–72. Public asylums were created for those who were...

Introduction: Empires in Bodies; Bodies in Empires

Michael Sappol

Michael Sappol is a historian in the History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine in Washington, DC and author of A Traffic of Dead Bodies: Anatomy and Embodied Social Identity in Nineteenth-Century America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

4

... Fatigue and Modernity (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992); Michael Sappol, Dream Anatomy (Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 2006); Mark Seltzer, Bodies and Machines (New York: Routledge, 1992). In the nineteenth century...

Beauty

A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

2

... defined herself in opposition to traditional gender roles—contrasted sharply with supposedly wholesome and feminine ideals of women’s beauty. Michael Hau, The Cult of Health and Beauty in Germany, 1890–1930 (Chicago: University of Chicago...