Pathological Bodies: Medicine and Political Culture
by Corinna Wagner
Publisher: University of California Press 2013
Number of pages: 329
This book explores the important connections between medicine and political culture that often have been overlooked. In response to the French revolution and British radicalism, political propagandists adopted a scientific vocabulary and medical images for their own purposes.
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