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The Resource Flesh in the Age of Reason, Roy Porter ; foreword by Simon Schama

Flesh in the Age of Reason, Roy Porter ; foreword by Simon Schama

Label
Flesh in the Age of Reason
Title
Flesh in the Age of Reason
Statement of responsibility
Roy Porter ; foreword by Simon Schama
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"How did we come to a modern understanding of our bodies and souls? ... Roy Porter charts how, through figures as diverse as Locke, Swift, Johnson, and Gibbon, ideas about medicine, politics, and religion fundamentally changed notions of self"--p. [2] of jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-2002
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Porter, Roy
Dewey number
820.9/3561
Index
index present
LC call number
PR448.B63
LC item number
P67 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Human body in literature
  • Enlightenment
  • Mind and body in literature
  • Rationalism in literature
  • Great Britain
  • History, 18th Century
  • Human Body
  • Literature, Modern
  • Literature, Modern
  • Mind-Body Relations, Metaphysical
  • History, Early Modern 1451-1600
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology, Medical
  • Sociology, Medical
  • United Kingdom
Label
Flesh in the Age of Reason, Roy Porter ; foreword by Simon Schama
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-555) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
53940544
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xviii, 573 pages
Isbn
9780393050752
Lccn
2003070156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Flesh in the Age of Reason, Roy Porter ; foreword by Simon Schama
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-555) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
53940544
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xviii, 573 pages
Isbn
9780393050752
Lccn
2003070156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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