The Resource Neurology and modernity : a cultural history of nervous systems, 1800-1950, edited by Laura Salisbury, Andrew Shail

Neurology and modernity : a cultural history of nervous systems, 1800-1950, edited by Laura Salisbury, Andrew Shail

Label
Neurology and modernity : a cultural history of nervous systems, 1800-1950
Title
Neurology and modernity
Title remainder
a cultural history of nervous systems, 1800-1950
Statement of responsibility
edited by Laura Salisbury, Andrew Shail
Title variation
Neurology & modernity
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An exploration of the habits of the modern era beside cultural notions discovering brain function and the nervous system to be central to health and illness. It looks at debates within neurology and culture through neurological works, popular advice, and the appearance of neurological disorders within the aesthetic artefacts of modernity"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC338
LC item number
.N476 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Salisbury, Laura
  • Shail, Andrew
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Neurology
  • Neurology
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Civilization, Modern
Label
Neurology and modernity : a cultural history of nervous systems, 1800-1950, edited by Laura Salisbury, Andrew Shail
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Beyond the brain: Sceptical and satirical responses to galls organology / Michael K. House -- Neurology and the invention of menstruation / Andrew Shail -- Carlyle's nervous dyspepsia: nervousness, indigestion and the experience of modernity in Nineteenth-century Britain / Hisao Ishizuka -- Railway spine, nervous excess, and the forensic self / Jane F. Thrailkill -- "The conviction of its existence": Silas Weir Mitchell, phantom limbs and phantom bodies in neurolog and spiritualism / Aura Satz -- Modernism and the two paranoias: the neurology of persecution / George Rousseau -- "Nerve-vibration": therapeutic technologies in the 1880s and 1890s / Shelley Trower -- From Daniel Paul Schreber through the Dr. Phil family: modernity, neurology and the cult of the case study superstar / Michael Angelo Tata -- "I guess I'm just nervous, then": neuropathology and Edith Wharton's exploration of interior geographies / Vike Martina Plock -- Sounds of silence: Aphasiology and the subject of modernity / Laura Salisbury -- Shell Shock as a self-inflicted wound, 1915-1921 / Jessica Meyer -- Modernity and the Peristalic subject / Jean Walton -- Matter for thought: the psychon in Neurology, Psychology and American culture, 1927-1943 / Melissa M. Littlefield
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 298 p.
Isbn
9780230233133
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009046667
Other control number
40017761957
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3755877-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3755877
  • (Sirsi) o470694447
  • (OCoLC)470694447
Label
Neurology and modernity : a cultural history of nervous systems, 1800-1950, edited by Laura Salisbury, Andrew Shail
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Beyond the brain: Sceptical and satirical responses to galls organology / Michael K. House -- Neurology and the invention of menstruation / Andrew Shail -- Carlyle's nervous dyspepsia: nervousness, indigestion and the experience of modernity in Nineteenth-century Britain / Hisao Ishizuka -- Railway spine, nervous excess, and the forensic self / Jane F. Thrailkill -- "The conviction of its existence": Silas Weir Mitchell, phantom limbs and phantom bodies in neurolog and spiritualism / Aura Satz -- Modernism and the two paranoias: the neurology of persecution / George Rousseau -- "Nerve-vibration": therapeutic technologies in the 1880s and 1890s / Shelley Trower -- From Daniel Paul Schreber through the Dr. Phil family: modernity, neurology and the cult of the case study superstar / Michael Angelo Tata -- "I guess I'm just nervous, then": neuropathology and Edith Wharton's exploration of interior geographies / Vike Martina Plock -- Sounds of silence: Aphasiology and the subject of modernity / Laura Salisbury -- Shell Shock as a self-inflicted wound, 1915-1921 / Jessica Meyer -- Modernity and the Peristalic subject / Jean Walton -- Matter for thought: the psychon in Neurology, Psychology and American culture, 1927-1943 / Melissa M. Littlefield
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 298 p.
Isbn
9780230233133
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009046667
Other control number
40017761957
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3755877-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3755877
  • (Sirsi) o470694447
  • (OCoLC)470694447

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