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Displaying Pathology: Maps of Morbidity

Samuel J. M. M. Alberti

in Morbid Curiosities: Medical Museums in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584581
eISBN:
9780191725159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584581.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 5 investigates how specimens were deployed in displays, how the specimens were re-assembled, how morbid anatomists arranged them in cases and on shelves. We find that they were re-integrated ... More


American Museums and the Representation of Slavery as Trauma

Marcus Wood

in Black Milk: Imagining Slavery in the Visual Cultures of Brazil and America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199274574
eISBN:
9780191741784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274574.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter shifts the discussion of the visual archive generated by Atlantic slavery in both chronological and formal terms to thinking about how North American museum culture has approached the ... More


Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

John Davies and John Wilkes (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume publishes all but three of the plenary lectures that were delivered during the XIIIth International Congress of Greek and Roman Epigraphy, held at Oxford in September 2007. Its format ... More


Putting Dinosaurs in Their Places

in The Second Jurassic Dinosaur Rush: Museums and Paleontology in America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074726
eISBN:
9780226074733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074733.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Fossil preparation, the costly and time-consuming process of freeing fossils from their rocky matrix and getting them into shape for study and display, posed a number of novel challenges for museum ... More


Visual Objects and Universal Meanings: AIDS Posters, “Globalization,” and History

Roger Cooter and Claudia Stein

in Writing History in the Age of Biomedicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186635
eISBN:
9780300189438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186635.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter presents an analysis of an essay on the historicization of the production of health posters dealing with AIDS. It explores the visual and spatial turn in relation to history writing in ... More


Oil Culture

Ross Barrett and Daniel Worden (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In the 150 years since the birth of the petroleum industry, oil has saturated our culture, fueling our cars and wars, our economy and policies. But just as thoroughly, culture saturates oil. So what ... More


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