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Artificial parts, practical lives : modern histories of prosthetics / edited by Katherine Ott, David Serlin, and Stephen Mihm

Contributor(s): Ott, Katherine [ed.] | Serlin, David [ed.] | Mihm, Stephen, 1968- [ed.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, N.Y. ; London : New York University Press, cop. 2002Description: vi, 359 p. : il. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0814761984 (rúst.); 9780814761984.Subject(s): Pròtesis -- Història
Contents:
Conté: The sum of its parts : an introduction to modern histories of prosthetics / Katherine Ott ; Engineering masculinity : veterans and prosthetics after World War Two / David Serlin ; Re-arming the disabled veteran : artificially rebuilding state and society in World War One Germany / Heather R. Perry ; From cotton to silicone : breast prosthesis before 1950 / Kirsten E. Gardner ; "How a one-legged rebel lives" : Confederate veterans and artificial limbs in Virginia / Jennifer Davis McDaid ; Hard wear and soft tissue : craft and commerce in artificial eyes / Katherine Ott ; Modern miracles : the development of cosmetic prosthetics / Elizabeth Haiken ; Casing the joint : the material development of artificial hips / Alex Faulkner ; "There's no language for this" : communication and alignment in contemporary prosthetics / Steven Kurzman ; The prosthetics of management : motion study, photography, and the industrialized body in World War I America / Elspeth Brown ; "A limb which shall be presentable in polite society" : prosthetic technologies in the nineteenth century / Stephen Mihm ; The long arm of Benjamin Franklin / David Waldstreicher ; Technology sits cross-legged : developing the Jaipur foot prothesis / Raman Srinivasan
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Conté: The sum of its parts : an introduction to modern histories of prosthetics / Katherine Ott ; Engineering masculinity : veterans and prosthetics after World War Two / David Serlin ; Re-arming the disabled veteran : artificially rebuilding state and society in World War One Germany / Heather R. Perry ; From cotton to silicone : breast prosthesis before 1950 / Kirsten E. Gardner ; "How a one-legged rebel lives" : Confederate veterans and artificial limbs in Virginia / Jennifer Davis McDaid ; Hard wear and soft tissue : craft and commerce in artificial eyes / Katherine Ott ; Modern miracles : the development of cosmetic prosthetics / Elizabeth Haiken ; Casing the joint : the material development of artificial hips / Alex Faulkner ; "There's no language for this" : communication and alignment in contemporary prosthetics / Steven Kurzman ; The prosthetics of management : motion study, photography, and the industrialized body in World War I America / Elspeth Brown ; "A limb which shall be presentable in polite society" : prosthetic technologies in the nineteenth century / Stephen Mihm ; The long arm of Benjamin Franklin / David Waldstreicher ; Technology sits cross-legged : developing the Jaipur foot prothesis / Raman Srinivasan

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