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KALOF, Linda

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A cultural history of the human body. Edited by Linda Kalof and William Bynum. 6 vols.

London: Berg Publishers, 2010.
 "A Cultural History of The Human Body presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. This set of six volumes covers 2800 years of the human body as a physical, social, spiritual and cultural object.

"Each volume discusses the same themes in its chapters:
1. Birth and Death
2. Health and Disease
3. Sex & Sexuality
4. Medical Knowledge and Technology
5. Popular Beliefs
6. Beauty and Concepts of the Ideal
7. Marked Bodies I: Gender, Race, Class, Age, Disability and Disease
8. Marked Bodies II: the Bestial, the Divine and the Natural
9. Cultural Representations of the Body
10. The Self and Society

"Volume 1: A Cultural History of the Human Body in Antiquity (750 BCE - 1000 CE)
Edited by Daniel Garrison, Northwestern University
Volume 2: A Cultural History of the Human Body in The Medieval Age (500 - 1500) Edited by Linda Kalof, Michigan State University
Volume 3: A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance (1400 - 1650)
Edited by Linda Kalof, Michigan State University and William Bynum, University College London
Volume 4: A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Enlightenment (1650 - 1800)
Edited by Carole Reeves, Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, University College London.
Volume 5: A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Age of Empire (1800 - 1920)
Edited by Michael Sappol, National Library of Medicine in Washington, DC, and Stephen P. Rice, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Volume 6: A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Modern Age (1900-21st Century)
Edited by Ivan Crozier, University of Edinburgh" (publisher).



Subjects: Social or Sociopolitical Histories of Medicine & the Life Sciences