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Matters of the heart : history, medicine, and emotion / Fay Bound Alberti.

Author/Creator:
Alberti, Fay Bound, 1971-
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 228 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Heart -- Diseases -- Social aspects -- History.
Heart -- Anatomy.
Heart -- Symbolic aspects.
Emotions.
Mind and body.
Contents:
Introduction : the heart of the matter
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
Conclusion : the matter of the heart.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780199540976 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0199540977 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
430842392
Publisher Number:
99937206383