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Zone 5: Fragments for a History of the Human Body, Part 3 Paperback – February 1, 1989
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Michel Feher is a founding editor and publisher of Zone Books. He is the author of Powerless by Design: The Age of the International Community and the editor of Fragments for a History of The Human Body (with Ramona Naddaff and Nadia Tazi).
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Foreword, Michel Feher
Head or heart? The political use of body metaphors in the middle ages, Jacques Le Goff
The art of pulling teeth in the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries: from public martyrdom to private nightmare and political struggle, David Kunzle
"amor veneris, vel dulcedo appeletur," Thomas W. Laqueur
Subtle bodies, Giulia Sissa
Semen and blood: some ancient theories concerning their genesis and relationship, Francoise Heritier-Auge
Upanishad of the embryo
Note on the Garbha-Upanishad, Lakshmi Kapani
Bodily images in Melanesia: cultural substances and natural metaphors, Bruce M. Knauft with photographs by Eileen M. Cantrell
Older women, stout-hearted women, women of substance, Francoise Heritier-Auge
Personal status and sexual practice in the Roman Empire, Aline Rousselle
The social evil, the solitary vice and pouring tea, Thomas W. Laqueur
The bio-economics of _Our Mutual Friend_, Catherine Gallagher
The meaning of sacrifice, Christian Duverger
The sacrificial body of the king, Luc de Heusch
The emperor-god's other body, Florence Dupont
The body-of-power and incarnation at Port Royal and in Pascal *OR* of the figurability of the poltical absolute, Louis Marin
Mapping the body, Mark Kidel & Susan Rowe-Leete
A repertory of body history, Barbara Duden