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The afterlife of images : translating the pathological body between China and the West / Larissa N. Heinrich.
- Heinrich, Larissa.
About this work
Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.
xiv, 222 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -212) and index.
How China became the "cradle of smallpox": transformations in discourse -- The pathological body: Lam Qua's medical portraiture -- The pathological empire: early medical photography in China -- "What's hard for the eye to see": anatomical aesthetics from Benjamin Hobson to Lu Xun -- Epilogue: Through the microscope.
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicineCV.251.AA7-9 Open shelves