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Matters of the heart : history, medicine, and emotion

Author: Fay Bound Alberti
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The heart is the most symbolic organ of the human body. Across cultures it is seen as the site of emotions, as well as the origin of life. This book traces the ways emotions have been understood between the 17th and 19th centuries as both physical entities and spiritual experiences.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Alberti, Fay Bound, 1971-
Matters of the heart.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009034143
(OCoLC)430842392
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fay Bound Alberti
ISBN: 9780191572784 0191572780
OCLC Number: 714802825
Awards: Winner of Highly Commended, Longman-History Today Book of the Year Awards 2010.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 228 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Humours to hormones : emotion and the heart in history --
Hunter's heart : pathological anatomy and the science of disease --
Knowing the heart : from morbid anatomy to new technologies --
Angina pectoris and the Arnold family --
'Heart Latham' and nineteenth-century medical practice --
The heart of Harriet Martineau --
Emotions and the brain : rethinking the mind-body relationship.
Responsibility: Fay Bound Alberti.

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The heart is the most symbolic organ of the human body, but it is the brain that is now commonly associated with emotion. Why then do emotional meanings of the heart linger? Matters of the Heart  Read more...

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