The Morbid Anatomy Anthology

Author: Joanna Ebenstein
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780989394307
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Presents a eclectic collection of essays on death and the intersection of anatomy and medicine, including pieces on such topics as post-mortem photography, books bound in human skin, eroticized anatomical wax models, and taxidermied humans.

Ephemeral Bodies

Author: Roberta Panzanelli
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 9780892368778
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The authors of the eight essays in Ephemeral Bodies--including the first English translation of Julius von Schlosser's seminal "History of Portraiture in Wax" (1910-11)--break new ground as they explore wax reproductions of the body or body ...

Walter Potter S Curious World Of Taxidermy

Author: Pat Morris
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 039916944X
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A Victorian taxidermist introduces readers to a magical world filled with rabbit schoolchildren, cigar-smoking squirrels and cats with perfect manners.

Venus

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
ISBN: 1559367385
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Suzan-Lori Parks continues her examination of black people in history and stage through the life of the so-called "Hottentot Venus," an African woman displayed semi-nude throughout Europe due to her extraordinary physiognomy; in particular, ...

Crucial Interventions

Author: Richard Barnett
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ISBN: 9780500518106
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Arranged for the layman from head to toe, and accompanied by an authoritative, eloquent and inspiring narrative from medical historian Richard Barnett, author of 2014 bestseller 'The sick rose, 'Crucial interventions' is a unique and ...

The Sick Rose

Author: Richard Barnett
Publisher: Distributed Art Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781938922404
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A visual tour of disease before color photography shares illustrations of afflicted patients from rare medical books as well as historic maps, case notes, and charts.