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Morbid curiosities : medical museums in nineteenth-century Britain

Author: Samuel J M M Alberti
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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'Morbid Curiosities' is a comprehensive study of 19th-century medical museums in Britain. This book looks at the variety of collections of human remains in Britain and is a history of the material culture of medical knowledge.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel J M M Alberti
ISBN: 9780199584581 0199584583
OCLC Number: 687683424
Description: xiii, 238 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: A Parliament of Monsters ; 2. Situating Pathology: A Cultural Cartography ; 3. Collecting Pathology: Fragmentation and the Traffic in Morbid Flesh ; 4. Preserving Pathology: Craft and Technique in the Medical Museum ; 5. Displaying Pathology: Maps of Morbidity ; 6. Viewing Pathology: Medical Museums and their Visitors ; 7. Conclusion: A Catalogue of Errors ; Select Bibliography
Responsibility: Samuel J.M.M. Alberti.
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