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Matters of the heart
history, medicine, and emotion
VerfasserIn: Alberti, Fay Bound
Verfasserangabe: Fay Bound Alberti
Jahr: 2010
Verlag: Oxford, Oxford Univ. Press
Mediengruppe: Buch
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FeaturesThe first history of the contest between medical and cultural understandings of the heart Explores the influences of both the Romantic movement and the rise of scientific medicine Tackles present-day attitudes, including the cultural impact of heart transplants Truly interdisciplinary - draws on history, literary theory, anthropology, gender studies, and sociology About the Author(s)Dr. Fay Bound Alberti is a writer and cultural historian who specialises in the study of medicine, emotions and gender. She has lectured at several UK universities, and has published on many aspects of early modern medicine and culture in major journals, including the Lancet, History Workshop Journal and Isis. She has also contributed to media debates on the history of medicine, including BBC Radio 4's "In our Time with Melvyn Bragg," and "The Eureka Years with Adam Hart-Davis." Previous publications include Medicine, Emotion and Disease (Palgrave, 2006). Fay is currently Senior Research Fellow in History at Queen Mary University of London, and Honorary Research Associate at the Wellcome Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL. She is also Policy Advisor for the Arcadia Fund, a charitable trust that protects endangered treasures of nature and culture.
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VerfasserIn: Alberti, Fay Bound
VerfasserInnenangabe: Fay Bound Alberti
Jahr: 2010
Verlag: Oxford, Oxford Univ. Press
Systematik: NK.AG, FS.E
Interessenkreis: Englisch [Sprache]
ISBN: 978-0-19-954097-6
2. ISBN: 0-19-954097-7
Beschreibung: 1. publ., VIII, 228 S. : Ill.
Sprache: eng
Fußnote: Text engl.
Mediengruppe: Buch