ISBN-10:
1580463061
ISBN-13:
9781580463065
Pub. Date:
12/01/2008
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Medicine's Moving Pictures: Medicine, Health, and Bodies in American Film and Television

Medicine's Moving Pictures: Medicine, Health, and Bodies in American Film and Television

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ISBN-13: 9781580463065
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 12/01/2008
Series: Rochester Studies in Medical History Series , #10
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 353
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

More than Illustrations: Early Twentieth-Century Health Films as Contributors to the Histories of Medicine - Martin PernickCelebrity Diseases - Nancy TomesSyphilis at the Cinema: Medicine and Morals in VD Films of the U.S. Public Health Service in World War II - John ParascandolaMedicine, Popular Culture, and the Power of Narrative: The HIV/AIDS Storyline on General Hospital - Paula TreichlerMandy (1952): On Voice and Listening in the (Deaf): Maternal Melodrama - Lisa CartwrightProjecting Breast Cancer: Self-Examination Films and the Making of a New Cultural Practice - Leslie ReaganAmerican Medicine and the Politics of Filmmaking: Sister Kenny (RKO, 1946) - Naomi RogersPassing or Passive: Postwar Hollywood Images of Black Physicians - Vanessa Northington GambleFrom Expert in Action to Existential Angst: A Half Century of Television Doctors - Rachel Gans-Boriskin and Joseph TurrowHollywood and Human Experimentation: Representing Medical Research in Popular Film - Susan LedererTechnicolor Technoscience: Rescripting the Future - Valerie Hartouni

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