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A Cultural History of Disability in the Modern Age
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: David T. Mitchell
Categories: Disabilities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

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
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 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 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 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
Metanarratives of Disability
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: David Bolt
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-27 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores multiple metanarratives of disability to introduce and investigate the critical concept of assumed authority and the normative social order f
A Cultural History of Comedy in the Early Modern Age
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Andrew McConnell Stott
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Drawing together scholars with a wide range of expertise across the early modern period, this volume explores the rich field of early modern comedy in all its v
A Cultural History of Work in the Modern Age
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Daniel J. Walkowitz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-17 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Winner of the 2020 PROSE Award for Multivolume Reference/Humanities Changes in production and consumption fundamentally transformed the culture of work in the i