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Debating Sex and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Spain
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Marta V. Vicente
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-05 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book explores the popular and elite debates over the creation of a two-sex model of human bodies in eighteenth-century Spain.
Life Embodied
Language: en
Pages: 377
Authors: Nicolás Fernández-Medina
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-30 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

The concept of vital force – the immanent energy that promotes the processes of life in the body and in nature – has proved a source of endless fascination
Health and Healing in the Early Modern Iberian World
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Margaret E. Boyle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-19 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

This interdisciplinary collection takes a deep dive into early modern Hispanic health and demonstrates the multiples ways medical practices and experiences are
Medicine, Trade and Empire
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Palmira Fontes da Costa
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-03 - Publisher: Routledge

Garcia de Orta’s Colloquies on the Simples and Drugs of India (1563) was one of the first books to take advantage of the close relationship between medicine,
Medical Cultures of the Early Modern Spanish Empire
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: John Slater
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-29 - Publisher: Routledge

Early modern Spain was a global empire in which a startling variety of medical cultures came into contact, and occasionally conflict, with one another. Spanish
Popularizing Science and Technology in the European Periphery, 1800–2000
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Faidra Papanelopoulou
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-23 - Publisher: Routledge

The vast majority of European countries have never had a Newton, Pasteur or Einstein. Therefore a historical analysis of their scientific culture must be more t
La piel en la palestra
Language: es
Pages: 440
Authors: Alba del Pozo García
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-01 - Publisher: Editorial UOC

Nos proponemos desplegar un abanico de encuentros posibles con cuerpos que nos rodean a diario. Los textos del presente volumen re-enfocan los planos fílmicos
Kaftan, Kreuz und Kopftuch
Language: de
Pages: 339
Authors: Andreas Schmauder
Categories: Christianity and culture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Jan Thorbecke Verlag

Parallelgesellschaften sind nicht erst ein Phanomen zeitgenossischer Metropolen. Schon seit Jahrhunderten lebten verschiedene Religionen in europaischen Stadten
The Orient in Spain
Language: en
Pages: 488
Authors: Fernando Rodríguez Mediano
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-19 - Publisher: BRILL

The Spanish Orient offers a study of the Morisco minority in Early Modern Granada through the affair of the forged Arabic gospels found in the city at the end o
Language: en
Categories: Electronic journals
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

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