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The history of emotions / Rob Boddice.

  • Boddice, Rob
Date
2018
  • Books

About this work

Description

"This book introduces students and professional historians to the main areas of concern in the history of emotions. It discusses how the emotions intersect with other lines of historical research relating to power, practice, society and morality. Addressing criticism from within and without the discipline of history, the book offers a rigorous defence of this new approach, demonstrating its potential centrality to historiographical practice, as well as the importance of this kind of historical work for our general understanding of the human brain and the meaning of human experience." Provided by publisher.

Publication/Creation

Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018.

Physical description

ix, 248 pages ; 23 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-241) and index.

Contents

Historians and emotions -- Words and concepts -- Communities, regimes and styles -- Power, politics and violence -- Practice and expression -- Experience, senses and the brain -- Spaces, places and objects -- Morality.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine PQE /BOD

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781784994297
  • 9781784994280
  • 1784994294
  • 1784994286