Franklin

Human remains : medicine, death, and desire in nineteenth-century Paris / Jonathan Strauss.

Author/Creator:
Strauss, Jonathan.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Fordham University Press, 2012.
Series:
Forms of living.
Forms of living
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 394 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Death -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century.
Dead -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Public health -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century.
Medicine -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century.
Human body -- Social aspects -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century.
Paris (France) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Contents:
Medicine and authority
The medical uses of nonsense
A hostile environment
Death comes alive
Pleasure in revolt
Monsters and artists
Abstracting desire
What abjection means.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780823233793 (cloth : alk. paper)
0823233790 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780823233809 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0823233804 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
699767190
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