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The transparent body : a cultural analysis of medical imaging / José van Dijck.

  • Dijck, José van.
Date
[2005], ©2005
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Seattle ; London : University of Washington Press, [2005], ©2005.

Physical description

xii, 193 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-186) and index.

Contents

Mediated bodies and the ideal of transparency -- The operation film as a mediated freak show -- Bodyworlds: the art of plastinated cadavers -- Fantastic voyages in the age of endoscopy -- X-ray vision in Thomas Mann's The magic mountain -- Ultrasound and the visible fetus -- Digital cadavers and virtual dissection.

Languages

  • English


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  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    DYB /DIJ
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ISBN

  • 0295984902