Difference and disability in the medieval Islamic world : blighted bodies

"Outlines the complex significance of bodies in the late Medieval central Arab Islamic lands. Did you know that blue eyes, baldness, bad breath and boils were all considered bodily 'blights' by Medieval Arabs, as were cross eyes, lameness and deafness? What assumptions about bodies in...

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Main Author: Richardson, Kristina L.
Published: Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, [2012].

Scholar's Library

Call Number: HV1559 M626 RIC 2012
Accession No Item Category SMD Status Notes
0000020140 Open Collection Book AVAILABLE