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The afterlife of images : translating the pathological body between China and the West / Larissa N. Heinrich.

  • Heinrich, Larissa.
Date
2008
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.

Physical description

xiv, 222 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-212) and index.

Contents

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.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    CV.251.AA7-9
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ISBN

  • 9780822340935
  • 0822340933
  • 9780822341130
  • 0822341131