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256 Pages | Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719096372

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Fools and idiots?

Intellectual disability in the Middle Ages

First Edition

Irina Metzler

Published by Manchester University Press

Disability History MUP

  • Considers a wide range of cultural aspects of intellectual disability, including language, natural science, philosophy and law
  • Demolishes a number of myths and stereotypes surrounding intellectual disability in the Middle Ages and instead enables new insights into a neglected topic
  • Provides the first and to date only book-length study of intellectual disability in the Middle Ages

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