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Author: Sean T Sweeney; Ian Hodder
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Darwin College lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eight essays on the modern understanding of the human body, ideal for the general reader.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sean T Sweeney; Ian Hodder
ISBN: 0521782929 9780521782920
OCLC Number: 48449514
Description: 176 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Building the body --
the molecular basis of development / Richard M. Twyman --
Mapping the body : the human genome project / Peter N. Goodfellow --
The bioethics of reproduction : have the problems changed? / Mary Warnock --
The violated body / David Canter --
The dead body and human rights / Thomas W. Laqueur --
Nude bodies : displacing the boundaries between art and pornography / Griselda Pollock --
Body, cyborgs and the politics of incarnation / Bruno Latour --
The Iceman's body --
the 5000 year old glacial mummy from the Ötztal Alps / Konrad Spindler.
Series Title: Darwin College lectures.
Responsibility: edited by Sean T. Sweeney and Ian Hodder.
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"...a thoughtful and topical volume...a coherent and approachable into current themes in the study of the human body as both a biological and cultural object, its attributes and its representation." Read more...

 
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