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- DescriptionThis book examines the striking way in which medical and scientific work on hearing in 18th and 19th-century France helped to shape modern French society and culture. The author argues that of all the senses hearing offered the greatest resources for remodelling the idea of the universal human condition within the modern French historical setting.
- Author BiographyIngrid Sykes is a Research Fellow at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. She is a past recipient of a UK Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship and has published a number of articles on the cultural and medical history of modern France in journals such as French History, Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences and Medical History.
- Author(s)Ingrid Sykes,Jeffrey Weeks
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication26/01/2015
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Note8 black & white illustrations, biography
- Weight358 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine15 mm
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