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The Resource Blood and Kinship : Matter for Metaphor from Ancient Rome to the Present

Blood and Kinship : Matter for Metaphor from Ancient Rome to the Present

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Blood and Kinship : Matter for Metaphor from Ancient Rome to the Present
Title
Blood and Kinship
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Matter for Metaphor from Ancient Rome to the Present
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Language
eng
Summary
The word "blood" awakens ancient ideas, but we know little about its historical representation in Western cultures. Anthropologists have customarily studied how societies think about the bodily substances that unite them, and the contributors to this volume develop those questions in new directions. Taking a radically historical perspective that complements traditional cultural analyses, they demonstrate how blood and kinship have constantly been reconfigured in European culture. This volume challenges the idea that blood can be understood as a stable entity, and shows how concepts of blood
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EBLCP
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Johnson, Christopher H
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Jussen, Bernhard
  • Sabean, David Warren
  • Teuscher, Simon
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  • Kinship
  • Families
  • Blood
  • Europe
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Blood
  • Civilization
  • Families
  • Kinship
  • Europe
  • Blut
  • Familie
  • Symbolik
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Blood and Kinship : Matter for Metaphor from Ancient Rome to the Present
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-333) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Figures; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 -- Agnatio, Cognatio, Consanguinitas: Kinship and Blood in Ancient Rome; Chapter 2 -- The Bilineal Transmission of Blood in Ancient Rome; Chapter 3 -- Flesh and Blood in Medieval Language about Kinship; Chapter 4 -- Flesh and Blood in the Treatises on the Arbor Consanguinitatis (Thirteenth to Sixteenth Centuries); Chapter 5 -- Discourses of Blood and Kinship in Late Medieval and Early Modern Castile; Chapter 6 -- The Shed Blood of Christ: From Blood as Metaphor to Blood as Bearer of Identity
  • Chapter 7 -- Descent and Alliance: Cultural Meanings of Blood in the BaroqueChapter 8 -- Kinship, Blood, and the Emergence of the Racial Nation in the French Atlantic World, 1600-1789; Chapter 9 -- Class Dimensions of Blood, Kinship, and Race in Brittany, 1780-1880; Chapter 10 -- Nazi Anti-Semitism and the Question of Jewish Blood -- Chapter 11 -- Biosecuritization: The Quest for Synthetic Blood and the Taming of Kinship; Chapter 12 -- Articulating Blood and Kinship in Biomedical Contexts in Contemporary Britain and Malaysia
  • Chapter 13 -- From Blood to Genes? Rethinking Consanguinity in the Context of GeneticizationBibliography; Contributors; Index
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ocn855505430
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (367 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780857457509
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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JSTOR
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  • 40021930811
  • 9780857457493
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22573/ctt7j1cpd
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)855505430
Label
Blood and Kinship : Matter for Metaphor from Ancient Rome to the Present
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-333) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Figures; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 -- Agnatio, Cognatio, Consanguinitas: Kinship and Blood in Ancient Rome; Chapter 2 -- The Bilineal Transmission of Blood in Ancient Rome; Chapter 3 -- Flesh and Blood in Medieval Language about Kinship; Chapter 4 -- Flesh and Blood in the Treatises on the Arbor Consanguinitatis (Thirteenth to Sixteenth Centuries); Chapter 5 -- Discourses of Blood and Kinship in Late Medieval and Early Modern Castile; Chapter 6 -- The Shed Blood of Christ: From Blood as Metaphor to Blood as Bearer of Identity
  • Chapter 7 -- Descent and Alliance: Cultural Meanings of Blood in the BaroqueChapter 8 -- Kinship, Blood, and the Emergence of the Racial Nation in the French Atlantic World, 1600-1789; Chapter 9 -- Class Dimensions of Blood, Kinship, and Race in Brittany, 1780-1880; Chapter 10 -- Nazi Anti-Semitism and the Question of Jewish Blood -- Chapter 11 -- Biosecuritization: The Quest for Synthetic Blood and the Taming of Kinship; Chapter 12 -- Articulating Blood and Kinship in Biomedical Contexts in Contemporary Britain and Malaysia
  • Chapter 13 -- From Blood to Genes? Rethinking Consanguinity in the Context of GeneticizationBibliography; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn855505430
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (367 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857457509
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 40021930811
  • 9780857457493
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7j1cpd
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855505430

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