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American lobotomy : a rhetorical history / Jenell Johnson.

Author/Creator:
Johnson, Jenell M., 1978- author.
Publication:
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2014]
Series:
Corporealities.
Corporealities: Discourses of disability
Format/Description:
Book
220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Frontal lobotomy -- United States -- History.
Psychosurgery -- United States -- History.
Medical subjects:
Psychosurgery -- history -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Contents:
Thinking with the thalamus : the rhetoric of emotional impairment
Domesticated women and docile boys : lobotomy and gender in the popular press
Someone else : the Cold War politics of personality change
The rhetorical return of lobotomy : the campaign against psychosurgery
Not our father's lobotomy : memories of lobotomy in the new age of psychosurgery
How Weston State Hospital became the trans-Allegheny lunatic asylum; or, the birth of Dr. Monster
Epilogue : haunted history.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780472119448
0472119443
9780472120581
OCLC:
879416961
Status/Location:
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