Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 September 2017

320 Pages | 8 colour illustrations, 85 black & white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781784995126

Bookseller Code (06)

Soaking up the rays

Light therapy and visual culture in Britain, c. 1890-1940

First Edition

Tania Anne Woloshyn

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Explores an overlooked visual culture, including powerful photographic material, to analyse modern medical history
  • Offers an intellectually rigorous and interdisciplinary history of natural and artificial light in medicine, art and popular culture
  • Provides insightful historical contextualization of Britain's 'love-hate' relationship with sunlight
  • Makes a genuine contribution to the growing field of the Medical Humanities

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