The Transparent Body: A Cultural Analysis of Medical Imaging

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From the potent properties of X rays evoked in Thomas Mann's Magic Mountain to the miniaturized surgical team of the classic science fiction film Fantastic Voyage, the possibility of peering into the inner reaches of the body has engaged the twentieth-century popular and scientific imagination. Drawing on examples that are international in scope, The Transparent Body examines the dissemination of medical images to a popular audience, advancing the argument that medical imaging technologies are the material embodiment of ...

The Transparent Body: A Cultural Analysis of Medical Imaging 2016, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295997735

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The Transparent Body: A Cultural Analysis of Medical Imaging 2005, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295984902

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