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Damaging the body : mini documentaries.

Date
2012
  • Videos

About this work

Also known as

Damaging the body : extraordinary eaters : food, foreign bodies & medical Intervention.
Food, foreign bodies and medical Intervention

Description

Collection of 4 short films, the culmination of a Wellcome Trust funded project on 'Damaging the Body'.

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.

Physical description

1 DVD (25 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm

Contents

Swallowed and saved / Mary Cappello -- Restraint and force-feeding : care, cure and coercion in late nineteenth-century asylums / Sarah Chaney -- Therapeutic fasting : Dr. Henry S. Tanner (1831-1919) / Joanne Ella Parsons -- Extraordinary eaters : enlightened sugeons and foreign bodies in the eigtheenth century / Emma Spary.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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