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Difference and disability in the Medieval Islamic world : blighted bodies / Kristina L. Richardson
AuthorRichardson, Kristina L.
PublishedEdinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2012
DescriptionOnline-Ressource (ix, 158 Seiten) : Illustrationen
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Includes bibliographical references and index
LanguageEnglish
Document typeE-Book
KeywordsKörperbehinderung
URLVerlag ; Verlag ; Verlag ; Aggregator
URNurn:nbn:de:gbv:3:5-96489 
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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 influenced this particular vision of physical difference? How did blighted people view their own bodies? Through close analyses of anecdotes personal letters (auto)biographies erotic poetry non-binding legal opinions diaristic chronicles and theological tracts the cultural views and experiences of disability an
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