1st Edition

A Medical History of Skin Scratching the Surface

By Kevin Patrick Siena Copyright 2013
    304 Pages
    by Routledge

    294 Pages
    by Routledge

    Diseases affecting the skin have tended to provoke a response of particular horror in society. This collection of essays uses case studies to chart the medical history of skin from the eighteenth to the twentieth century.

    List of Contributors, List of Figures and Tables, Scratching the Surface: An Introduction – Kevin Siena and Jonathan Reinarz, Part I: The Emerging Skin Field, Part II: Skin, Stigma and Identity, Part III: Skin, Disease and Visual Culture, Afterword: Reading the Skin, Discerning the Landscape: A Geo-historical, Perspective of our Human Surface – Philip K. Wilson, Notes, Index


    Kevin Patrick Siena