Coimbra University Press

História Ecológico-Institucional do Corpo (“Ecological-Institutional History of the Body”)


Authors: Philip Rieder; Ana Leonor Pereira; João Rui Pita 
Language: Portuguese
ISBN: 978-989-8074-14-0
Digital ISBN: 978-989-26-0233-2
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-0233-2
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
Edition: 1.st
Date: 2006
Price: 8,00 €
Size: 240 mm x 170 mm
N.º pages: 52


This work brings together a series of papers presented at the 4th International Conference on Themes of Scientific Culture devoted to the subject of the “Ecological-Institutional History of the Body”, held at the University of Coimbra in 2005. The different chapters broach questions relating to the problem of health and disease, the healthy body and the sick body, the patient’s condition and treatment, particularly medication, the medicalization of the body from the mid 19th century until the First World War.