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Published: 01 January 2016

280 Pages | 60 Illustrations, black & white

9.25 x 6.13 inches

ISBN: 9780719097577

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The face of medicine

Visualising medical masculinities in late nineteenth-century Paris

First Edition

Mary Hunter

Published by Manchester University Press

Rethinking Arts Histories MUP

  • Provides a new framework for examining the intersections between art and medicine in late nineteenth-century France
  • Demonstrates the importance of artworks and medical collections to the making of scientific and medical personae and masculinities
  • Makes an original contribution to the study of nineteenth-century French culture through an analysis of unstudied materials from the worlds of art, science and medicine
  • Sheds new light on the relevance of the visual in medical sciences and on the relationship between artistic and medical practices and imagery

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