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A Cultural History of Disability in the Long Eighteenth Century
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Chris Gabbard
Categories: Disabilities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

A Cultural History of Disability in the Long Eighteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: D. Christopher Gabbard
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Eighteenth-century philosopher Edmund Burke wrote, 'deformity is opposed, not to beauty, but to the complete, common form. If one of the legs of a man be found
A Cultural History of Disability in the Long Nineteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Joyce L. Huff
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The long nineteenth century-stretching from the start of the American Revolution in 1776 to the end of World War I in 1918-was a pivotal period in the history o
A Cultural History of Disability
Language: en
Pages: 213
Authors: David Bolt
Categories: Disabilities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

La 4e de couverture indique : "The long nineteenth century--stretching from the start of the American Revolution in 1776 to the end of World War I in 1918--was
A Cultural History of Disability in Antiquity
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Christian Laes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Though there was not even a word for, or a concept of, disability in Antiquity, a considerable part of the population experienced physical or mental conditions
A Cultural History of Disability in the Renaissance
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Susan Anderson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

In Renaissance humanism, difference was understood through a variety of paradigms that rendered particular kinds of bodies and minds disabled. A Cultural Histor
A Cultural History of Disability in the Middle Ages
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jonathan Hsy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Middle Ages was an era of dynamic social transformation, and notions of disability in medieval culture reflected how norms and forms of embodiment interacte
A Cultural History of Disability in the Modern Age
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: David T. Mitchell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

If eugenics -- the science of eliminating kinds of undesirable human beings from the species record -- came to overdetermine the late nineteenth century in rela
Those They Called Idiots
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Simon Jarrett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-05 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

Those They Called Idiots traces the little-known lives of people with learning disabilities from the communities of eighteenth-century England to the nineteenth
Disability in Eighteenth-century England
Language: en
Pages: 213
Authors: David M. Turner
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Routledge

This is the first book-length study of physical disability in eighteenth-century England. It assesses the ways in which meanings of physical difference were for