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Medicine In Art

Author : Giorgio Bordin
ISBN : 9781606060445
Genre : Art
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Fully illustrated with hundreds of artworks, this guide explores depictions of illness and healing in Western art.
Category: Art

From Hogarth To Rowlandson

Author : Fiona Haslam
ISBN : 0853236402
Genre : History
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From Hogarth to Rowlandson shows how medicine and medical practitioners were portrayed by some of the artists of the eighteenth century. Medical imagery is a forceful component of eighteenth-century art and, taken as a corpus, the works of artists such as Hogarth and Rowlandson provide a lay view of some of the contemporary medical developments and of the attitudes held towards members of the medical profession. Eighteenth-century medical imagery does not only appear overtly as illustrations of medical men with their patients being purged, bled, "given a vomit" and so forth, but also appears indirectly as part of a "language" based upon symbolism, allegory and the use of emblems in a traditional manner still commonly employed in the eighteenth century. Haslam places "the art of medicine" of the eighteenth century in its social, historical and political context and shows how this, together with a knowledge of the lives of the artists themselves, is necessary for a better understanding of that art in an age in which hope was often raised by medical innovation, but all too often dashed. Among the aspects considered are: medical images in Hogarth's early satires, the innovation of vaccination, death, madness, fashion in medicine, midwifery and birth, blood-letting, the role and practice of the itinerant quack, surgery, and medicine and morality. This book provides an insight into the use of highly charged and often complicated representations of medicine and doctors in graphic and literary art. It will be of interest to social, medical and art historians as well as to general readers.
Category: History

The Art Of Medicine In Ancient Egypt

Author : James P. Allen
ISBN : 9781588391704
Genre : Egypt
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Diseases and injuries were major concerns for ancient Egyptians. This book, featuring some sixty-four objects from the Metropolitan Museum, discusses how both practical and magical medicine informed Egyptian art and for the first time reproduces and translates treatments described in the spectacular Edwin Smith Papyrus.
Category: Egypt

Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Author : Library of Congress. Cataloging Policy and Support Office
ISBN : UOM:39015038642172
Genre : Subject headings, Library of Congress
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Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : OSU:32435065916884
Genre : Subject headings, Library of Congress
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The Art Of Medicine In Relation To The Progress Of Thought

Author : A. E. Clark-Kennedy
ISBN : 9781107690295
Genre : Medical
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Originally published in 1946, this book presents Sir Lionel Whitby's lecture upon taking up the position of Regius Chair of Physic at Cambridge University.
Category: Medical

Western Medicine

Author : Irvine Loudon
ISBN : 0199248133
Genre : Medical
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Featuring more than 150 illustrations, including twenty-four color plates, a finely produced history ranges from the birth of rational medicine in ancient Greece to modern organ transplants and includes a glossary, a chronology, and an index. History Feat Alt. UP.
Category: Medical

Author : 鲁迅
ISBN : 7020050336
Genre : Chinese literature
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Category: Chinese literature