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- DescriptionThe peculiar history of prosthetic devices sheds light on the relationship between technological change and the civilizing process of modernity, and analyzes the concrete materials of prosthetics which carry with them ideologies of body, ideals, body politics, and culture.
- Author BiographyKatherine Ott is a curator of Science, Medicine, and Society at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, which houses the largest collection of medical artifacts in the U.S. David Serlin is Associate Professor of Communication and Science Studies at the University of California, San Diego. Stephen Mihmis a doctoral candidate in history at New York University.
- PublisherNew York University Press
- Date of Publication31/08/2001
- GenrePopular Science
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintNew York University Press
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Edited byDavid Serlin,Katherine Ott,Stephen Mihm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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