The Body in History: Europe from the Palaeolithic to the Future

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This book is a long-term history of how the human body has been understood in Europe from the Palaeolithic to the present day, focusing on specific moments of change. Developing a multi-scalar approach to the past, and drawing on the work of an interdisciplinary team of experts, the authors examine how the body has been treated in life, art and death for the last 40,000 years. Key case-study chapters examine Palaeolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age, Classical, Medieval, Early Modern and Modern bodies. What emerges is not merely ...

The Body in History: Europe from the Palaeolithic to the Future 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521124119

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The Body in History: Europe from the Palaeolithic to the Future 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521195287

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