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Pain

A Cultural History

Authors: Moscoso, J.

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Halfway between history and philosophy, this book deals with the historical forms that have permitted the understanding of human suffering from the Renaissance to the present. Representation, sympathy, imitation, coherence and narrativity are but a few of the rhetorical recourses that men and women have employed in order to feel our pain.

About the authors

JAVIER MOSCOSO is Research Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the Institute of Philosophy of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). His academic career has been devoted to the cultural history of the human body. He was the curator of the London Science Museum exhibition Pain. Passion. Compassion. Sensibility.

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'Javier Moscoso's book is a dazzling example of cultural history. For anyone who ever wondered about the meaning of pain and how those meanings have changed over time this is the book for you.'

- Joanna Bourke, Birkbeck College


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pain
Book Subtitle
A Cultural History
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28423-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137284235
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-9118-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-54260-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 301
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