Seeing Her Sex: Medical Archives and the Female Body

Seeing Her Sex: Medical Archives and the Female Body

by Roberta McGrath

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719041686
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2002
Series: The Critical Image Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.68(w) x 9.56(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Roberta McGrath is Associate Lecturer in Photographic Theory and Criticism at Napier University, Edinburgh.

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Geographies of the Female Body and the Histories of Photography: Images, Atlases, Clinics
• Il-legal and Non-Medical: John Robertson and John Joseph Stockdale
• Political Anatomies and Eighteenth-Century Obstetric Atlases
• Fractures and Dislocations: Radiography, the New Photography
• Other Dimensions: The Edinburgh Stereoscope Atlas of Obstetrics
• Looking for Life: Microscopy and Modernity

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