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Strauss, Jonathan
Human remains : medicine, death, and desire in nineteenth-century Paris / Jonathan Strauss
Alternate Title Medicine, death, and desire in nineteenth-century Paris
1st ed
New York : Fordham University Press, 2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ1073.5.F82 P377 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Death -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century
Dead -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century
Public health -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century
Medicine -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century
Human body -- Social aspects -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century
Subject Paris (France) -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Physical Description xiv, 394 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-382) and index
Contents Medicine and authority -- The medical uses of nonsense -- A hostile environment -- Death comes alive -- Pleasure in revolt -- Monsters and artists -- Abstracting desire -- What abjection means
Series Forms of living

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