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The book of touch /

edited by Constance Classen.

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Names: Classen, Constance,
Published: Oxford ; Berg, 2005.
Series: Sensory formations series
Topics: Touch.
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Tactile communication / Ruth Finnegan -- Skinscapes: embodiment, culture and environment / David Howes -- Handling children: to touch or not to touch? / Anthony Synnott -- The American touch: tactile imagery in American religion and politics / David Chidester -- The pleasures of touch / Yi-Fu Tuan -- Homely pleasures: the pusuit of comfort in the eighteenth century / John E. Crowley -- Bourgeois love: Mabel Loomis Todd / Peter Gay -- Desiring touch in Sartre and Beauvoir / Penelope Deutscher -- The language of pain in India / Judy Pugh -- The tortures of the inquisition and the invention of modern guilt / Ariel Glucklich -- Primate experiments: Harry Harlow and the technology of love / Donna Haraway -- Sex, pain and the Marquis de Sade / David B. Morris -- The men's house: touching and wrestling among Mehinaku men / Thomas Gregor -- The imperial touch: schooling male bodies in colonial India, Part I / C.E. Tyndale-Biscoe -- The imperial touch: schooling male bodies in colonial India, Part II / Satadru Sen -- Sexuality and the drill: the body reconstructed in the military academy / Klaus Theweleit -- The dying kiss: intimacy and gender in the trenches of the First World War / Santanu Das -- Saarak's Crisis: childbirth and weaning in an Inuit community / Jean Briggs -- Nu Shu: female writing in China / Wang Ping --
Feminine tactics: crafting an alternative aesthetics in the eighteeenth and nineteenth centuries / Constance Classen -- Seamstress and marketwoman: working women in early twentieth-century Paris / Madeleine Henrey -- The mosaic makers / Karli Whitmore -- On medieval manners / Norbert Elias -- Touch in the museum / Constance Classen -- Bourgeois perception: the gaze and the contaminating touch / Peter Stallybrass and Allon White -- In a Victorian prison: privations of the flesh / Philip Priestley -- Phantome touch in "The case of George Dedlow" / S. Weir Mitchell -- Autism and "The squeeze machine" / Temple Grandin -- Rainfall and the blind body / John Hull -- Tactilism / F. T. Marinetti -- Visceral perception / Drew Leder -- Magical healing: the King's touch / Keith Thomas -- Ayurvedic medicine and the history of massage / S.V. Govindan -- Breathing Spaces: Qigong and healing / Nancy N. Chen -- A touch of danger: the bedside manners of the eighteenth-century physician / Roy Porter -- The golden age of electrotherapy / Caroline Thomas de la Peña -- Polishing your heart: artisans and machines in Japan / Dorinne Kondo -- Modernist fictions of speed / Sara Danius -- Grasping the image: how photographs are handled / Elizabeth Edwards -- "Make it snuggle in the palm:" the commodification of touch / Roy Sheldon and Egmont Arens -- Digital touch / Mark Paterson -- Spacemaking: experiences of a virtual body / Susan Kozel.
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