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Withey, Alun

Technology, Self-Fashioning and Politeness in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Refined Bodies

Withey, Alun - Technology, Self-Fashioning and Politeness in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Refined Bodies, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Framing the Enlightened Body
Alun Withey

2. Shaping the Body: The Politics of Posture
Alun Withey

3. Shaving and Masculinity in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Alun Withey

4. Managing the Body: The Material Culture of Personal Grooming
Alun Withey

5. New Ways of Seeing: Sight, Spectacles and Self-Fashioning
Alun Withey

6. Coda: Surgical Instruments and Bodily Transformation
Alun Withey

7. Conclusion: (Re)constructing the Eighteenth-Century Body
Alun Withey

Keywords: History, Cultural History, History of Science, History of Britain and Ireland, Modern History, Social History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
172 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137467485
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-69135-7

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