Disability in antiquity

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Full title: Disability in antiquity / edited by Christian Laes.
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Other authors: Laes, Christian, (Editor)
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Summary: This volume is a major contribution to the field of disability history in the ancient world. Contributions from leading international scholars examine deformity and disability from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in various media. The volume is not confined to a narrow view of 'antiquity' but includes a large number of pieces on ancient western Asia that provide a broad and comparative view of the topic and enable scholars to see this important topic in the round. Disability in Antiquity is the first multidisciplinary volume to truly map out and explore the topic of disability in the ancient world and create new avenues of thought and research.
Other authors: Laes, Christian, (Editor)
Corporate Authors: dawsonera
Language: English
Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Classmark: 305.9/08093
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Series: Rewriting antiquity.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781315625287
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