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The afterlife of images : translating the pathological body between China and the West
AuthorHeinrich, Larissa
Pub. LocationDurham, NCPublisherDuke University Press
Date2008Phys. Desc.xiv, 222 p., 8 p. of color plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberR836.H46 2008
The afterlife of images : translating the pathological body between China and the West / Larissa N. Heinrich.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-212) and index.
How China became the "cradle of smallpox" : transformations in discourse -- The pathological body: Lam Qua's medical portraiture -- The pathological empire: early medical photography in China -- "What's hard for the eye to see": anatomical aesthetics from Benjamin Hobson to Lu Xun -- Epilogue: Through the microscope.
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Subject(s)Medical illustration--China--History
Medicine in art--History
Missionaries, Medical--China--19th century
Missions--Medical--China
Missionaries, Medical--China--20th century
SeriesBody, commodity, text : studies of objectifying practice
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #7655
ISBN9780822340935LCCN2007032555OCLC164802735