A New History of Identity (Paperback)David Armstrong (author)
Paperback 213 Pages / Published: 01/01/2002
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Medical texts provide a powerful means of accessing contemporary perceptions of illness and through them assumptions about the nature of the body and identity. By mapping these perceptions, from their nineteenth-century focus on illness located in a biological body through to their 'discovery' of the psycho-social patient of the late twentieth century, a history of identity, both physical and psychological, is revealed.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 213
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2002
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